Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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11091-JA

Study of the United States (Teaching in Social Sciences and Humanities)

Japan
East Asia and the Pacific

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach undergraduate or graduate courses, or a combination of both, in field of specialization. Courses must relate to the American experience. Teaching load each semester is four courses; each course usually meets once per week for 90-105 minutes. The teaching content and schedule is set by the grantee directly coordinating with the host institution. Grantees often teach two similar courses at two different institutions per semester.

Grant Length
5 or 10 months
Grant Dates

5-month (1-semester) grant: mid-September 2021 – mid-February 2022, or mid-March 2022-mid-August 2022.

10-month (2-semester) grant: mid-September 2021 – mid-July 2022. Grant can be extended to cover final exam period if exams are scheduled after the original grant period.

Locations

The Japan-U.S. Educational Commission arranges placement for lecturers.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
American Studies
Anthropology
Art History
Business
Communication
Economics
Education
Geography
History, American
Law
Literature, American
Philosophy
Political Science
Public Administration
Sociology
Special Features

Fulbright East Asia Pacific Regional Travel Program

Fulbright Scholars in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region have the opportunity to apply for funds to support short-term (3-14 days) travel to other countries in the EAP region for activities such as lectures, workshops, graduate or faculty seminars, master classes or recitals, curricular advising or panel presentations. EAP Regional Travel Program funding covers transportation only. Regional Travel Program activities/host sites should not be included in the initial Fulbright application. Scholars may pursue invitations for short-term activities in other EAP countries once notified that they have been selected for a Fulbright grant, and may only apply for travel program funds once they have actively started their Fulbright grant in their host country. Scholars on Flex grants are not eligible for the regional travel grant.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Teaching
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Up To 8
Program Staff
Carleen Velez
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-686-4021
Sarah Causer
For U.S.-Japan IEA
Phone: 
202-686-6232
Email: 

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