Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Laszlo Orszagh Chair in American Studies

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach two lecture or seminar courses per semester and direct research at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Scholar may also offer short-term courses for Hungarian faculty and assist in curriculum development. Additional activities will vary, depending on the host institution, but may include assisting in curriculum development, overseeing student research and thesis work and participating in departmental research projects.

Scholars are strongly encouraged to also offer presentations at other Hungarian universities, preferably with a Study of the United States program.

Grant Length
Four months
Grant Dates

Grants must begin in either September 2021 or February 2022.


One of the Hungarian universities with a strong Study of the United States program. Unless they have a specific university in mind, applicants are encouraged to contact the Fulbright Commission for recommendation.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
American Studies
Art History
History, American
Literature, American
Political Science
Religious Studies
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Applications will be accepted from any of the disciplines comprising of American studies, including, but not limited to: history, art history, philosophy, literature, culture, ethnic studies, political science, sociology and religious studies.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Distinguished Chair
Number of Grants
Up To 2
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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