Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program - Apply by August 1, 2017!

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Dear Colleagues, 

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2018-2019 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars. Awards that may be of interest to the J-History community include: 

India – Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair (All Disciplines)

This award provides the opportunity to teach and/or conduct research in India over four months. India’s rich cultural and historical background provides an ideal setting for members of this forum to continue their scholarly journey.

Mexico – U.S. Studies Chair

Teach U.S. history at one of three leading institutions in Mexico. Grantees will be hosted for five months to generate new knowledge about U.S. history and politics, as well as build binational collaborations between U.S. and Mexican Scholars.

Philippines – Philippine Studies

Explore Filipino culture and history during a three to four-month research grant to the Philippines. Scholars and professional of all levels may apply to this grant and no language proficiency is required.  

Portugal – Award in History / ICS-ULisboa

This specific award is interested in applications which interact with three Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa Research groups: 1. Empires, Colonialism and Post-Colonial Societies; 2. Power, Society and Globalization; and 3. Regimes and Political Institutions. Develop your work in history over three months with this teaching/research grant.

Senegal – All Disciplines  

Begin your 10 month Senegalese journey in October 2018 with this award. Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines for this award and grantees may be hosted at one of nine institutions outline in the award description. Please note that applications in any discipline other than American literature must have French language proficiency for teaching grants.

There are 77 additional award opportunities available in U.S. and non-U.S. history. Explore our Catalog of Awards today!
For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please consult our website. You may also wish to register for one of our webinars or join My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline for the current competition is August 1, 2017.
We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the opportunities listed above or the Fulbright Scholar Program in general.  

Kind regards, 

Hilary Hartley
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program  
Institute of International Education 
1400 K Street NW, Suite 700 • Washington, DC 20005 
Tel +1.202.686.4020 
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The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world.