Fulbright Scholar Program

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Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award

Fulbright-Palacky University Distinguished Scholar

Czech Republic
Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award Activity

Teaching and research at advanced undergraduate and graduate levels.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length and Period

Three to ten months

One-semester grants must begin in either September or late January; two-semester grants must begin in September.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Projects are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

The award is open to any specialization in all the fields offered at the Palacky University.

Special Features

Host institutions can provide assistance with locating housing and schooling for dependents (English language pre-school, elementary and secondary school is available in Olomouc).

Application Deadline
Activity Type

Teaching includes classroom teaching, as well as giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities. Classroom teaching is typically at the undergraduate and graduate level, and courses may be designed by the scholar or prescribed by the host institution and may be taught or co-taught by the scholar. The teaching load varies by award, as well as the host institution. Scholars may also consult on building research capacity, advise graduate students, and assist with thesis advising.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Senior Academics

Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Up To 2
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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