Fulbright Scholar Program

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Humanities and Social Sciences Research at the Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt)

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award Activity

The award is dedicated to researchers in the humanities and social sciences who are looking for a stimulating scientific environment to conduct their research while freed of their regular teaching and administrative duties. Innovative research projects are especially welcome. The Host Institution is open to variety of research methods, including theory, analyses of original sources, and analyses of large secondary data sets.

Grantees will be part of the fellowship program at the PIASt, dedicated to outstanding researchers from all regions of the world who want to pursue self-directed work in fine research conditions. They will form a small but stimulating community which will benefit from its multi-disciplinary composition, that enables free exchange of ideas and opinions in a spirit of cross-disciplinary dialogue.

Apart from independent and individual research, the grantees will be expected to take part in the PIASt seminars, usually conducted twice a week and in daily lunches being an opportunity to exchange ideas among the current fellows.

Award Length
Five or ten months
Award Dates

The earliest grant start date is October 2021. Grant shall be completed the latest by the end of July 2022.

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

In addition to stipend and benefits PIASt provides housing for the whole grant period. 

Application Deadline

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.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Number of Recipients
Up To 2
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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