Fulbright Scholar Program

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12209-HU
Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award

Laszlo Orszagh Distinguished Award in American Studies

Hungary
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Teach two lecture or seminar courses per semester (three hours per week) at undergraduate and/or 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 and the scholar's interest, but may include advising students, overseeing student research and thesis work, participating in departmental research projects, doing outreach in the local community, meeting Hungarian Fulbright alumni, or giving a talk at one or two of  the American Corners in Hungary.

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

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Four months
Award Dates

Grants must begin in either September 2022 or February 2023.

Locations

One of the Hungarian universities with a strong Study of the United States program:

Unless applicants have a specific university in mind, they are encouraged to contact the Fulbright Commission for a recommendation.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
American Studies
Art History
History, American
Literature, American
Philosophy
Political Science
Religious Studies
Sociology
Areas of Interest

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

Application Deadline
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Activity Type
Teaching
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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.

Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
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
Up To 2
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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