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 Habsburg community include:
Austria- Fulbright–Botstiber Visiting Professor of Austrian-American Studies
The purpose of this teaching/research award is to promote the understanding of the historical relationship between Austria and the United States. It is open to scholars of all career levels of Austrian and American Studies whose project proposals contribute toward this objective.
Czech Republic- Fulbright-Palacky University Distinguished Chair
The selected scholar will spend four to ten months teaching and researching at the Faculty of Arts at Palacký University. History (non-U.S.) is among the preferred disciplines.
Hungary- Fulbright-Eszterházy Scholar Grant
This teaching or teaching/research grant is open to all career levels, and History (non U.S.) is among the preferred disciplines.
Slovak Republic- All Disciplines (Teaching or Teaching/Research) and All Disciplines (Research)
These awards are open to applicants in all disciplines and all levels of scholars, including early career. For the Teaching or Teaching/Research award, applications in international relations are preferred.
This list is my no means exhaustive, and a list of all opportunities in Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and the Slovak Republic are available in our Catalog of Awards.
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 and the current competition will close on 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.
Lauren Smith & Eliza Collison
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Institute of International Education
1400 K Street NW, Suite 700 • Washington, DC 20005
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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