Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Social Sciences and Humanities

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Conduct research at the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork.

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.
Grant Length
Four months
Grant Dates

Grants must begin in either September 2020 or January 2021.

Flex Option
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.

The College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences is comprised of 10 schools (Applied Psychology; Applied Social Studies; Education; English; Geography and Archaeology; History; Irish Learning; Languages, Literatures and Cultures; Music and Theatre; Sociology, Philosophy, Criminology, Government and Politics) and a graduate school.

Research in the College is often multidisciplinary in nature and this is reflected in the number of centers and institutes that promote interdisciplinary perspectives and approaches in the College, including ISS21, a research institute in the social sciences and CASiLaC in the humanities. Further details about specific areas of research in Schools in the College can be found here.

The College offers the possibility of working in an environment with comprehensive coverage of subjects in the humanities and social sciences and aims to provide a range of support to individuals seeking to consolidate and extend their profiles as individual researchers.

The College welcomes awards that will contribute towards the University strategic plan to develop research excellence and (inter)disciplinary innovation in engaged and impactful research activities and practices.

Application Deadline
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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