Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Fulbright-National Library of Scotland (All Disciplines)

United Kingdom
Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

The award will be offered to a U.S. scholar who will undertake research using the National Library of Scotland’s (NLS) collections for a period of six months. The research project must be based primarily around the Library’s unique or rare collections, and be intended for publication. The scholar will also contribute to NLS outreach and public lecture programs. This may involve making a web film or developing a webpage about a certain aspect of the Library's collection in collaboration with NLS colleagues.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, advise and engage with the host community, in addition to their primary research or teaching activities‎.

Grant Length
Six months
Grant Dates

Grants may begin any time after September 1, 2021 but before April 30, 2022.


National Library of Scotland: Edinburgh or Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Special Features

Scholars in the UK participate in a wide range of academic, cultural and social events and benefit from a variety of additional opportunities provided by the Commission; see Special Award Benefits section for more details.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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