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12342-UK
Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright-University of Birmingham Scholar Award (All Disciplines)

United Kingdom
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

The award covers a three-to-nine month period for researching or teaching in or across any research-active department at the university.

The University of Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a focus on innovation and research, the university has broken new ground and pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge.

In the heart of the United Kingdom, the University of Birmingham is ranked among the world’s top 100 institutions.  For more than a century, research from the University has had an impact on the city, region and the world, with 11 Nobel Prize winners among many eminent alumni. 

The University of Birmingham has a long tradition of forging purposeful, innovative and collaborative research connections across the world but particularly with the United States. Extensive transatlantic faculty-to-faculty links with the US reflects our ambition to work collaboratively in pursuit of innovative, grounded and enduring solutions to some of the world’s biggest issues.

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, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎. 

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
Award Length
Three months to nine months
Award Dates

Grants may begin any time after September 1, 2022, but before April 30, 2023.

Locations

University of Birmingham: Birmingham, England, UK

Flex Option
No
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
Closed
Activity Type
Research
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Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics
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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
1
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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