Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Opportunities in STEM

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach courses in area of specialization and assist with student mentoring and curriculum development. Conduct research in area of specialization. Applicants determine the percentage of the grant dedicated to each activity (teaching, professional projects, research) with the host institution.

For those Fulbright Scholars who have expertise and are interested, there may be opportunities to assist with developing internationalization strategies at the host institution through participation in training, conferences, reserarch, discussions, and knowledge acquisition. 

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation in Summer 2021.

Grant Length
September 2021 or February 2022.
Grant Dates

One-semester grants may begin in September 2021 or February 2022; two-semester grants must begin in September 2021. For Flex grants, see Flex Option box.

Flex Option
Flex Description

The Flex Award is designed for scholars who require multiple visits to the host country. This option allows grants to be conducted over short segments, preferably during the fall and/or spring semesters. Interested applicants should clearly indicate plans for Flex in their project statement, including a project timeline. Flex grantees may be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host-country academic community.

Flex grant parameters:
• Minimum length of the total grant is four months and the maximum is six months;
• Minimum length for any grant segment is one month and the maximum is three months;
• Two or three grant segments may be spread over one or two consecutive years; and
• Flex awards are offered for teaching/research and research grants.

For more information, please see Fulbright Flex Awards.

Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Computer Science
Environmental Sciences
Information Sciences/Systems
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.

STEM fields, including Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Physics, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics and others. 

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Professional Project/Teaching
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Approximately 3
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Selection Coordinator

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