Still Time to Apply for a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award!

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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. While the deadline to apply has passed for most awards, a select number of opportunities remain open for new applications until Tuesday, September 12th. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars. Awards that may be of interest to the H-AMStudy community include: 


China – Study of the United States

This award seeks 18th, 19th, and 20th century American history specialists to teach graduate or undergraduate courses for one or two semesters in China. All teaching will be in English and a letter of invitation should not be sought.


Italy – Fulbright Research Lectureship in U.S. History/International Relations

The Department of Political Studies at the University of Roma Tre in Italy seeks to host a scholar to teach one 50-hour course at the Master’s level, plus eight hours within the Ph.D. program. The scholar will also have full access to their library, which has major American databases and a collection of over 80,000 volumes.


Netherlands – Senior Professorship in American Culture

Interested in conducting your own research? Split your time while on this grant 50/50 between teaching and research. You can affiliate yourself with any university in the Netherlands where teaching can be done in English.


Jordan – Study of the United States

Teach two graduate courses and one undergraduate course on American foreign policy, economics, culture, or society at the University of Jordan, Amman.


Canada – Research Chairs in North American Studies

This award offers targeted opportunities for scholars to be part of a host faculty for four months. Explore the various opportunities at Brock University, Carleton University, and York University to choose the right fit for you and your interests.


There are 25 additional award opportunities available in American studies. Explore our Catalog of Awards today!

For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please consult our website. You may also wish to watch 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 awards currently open is September 12, 2017.
We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the opportunities listed above or the Fulbright Scholar Program in general. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at  


Kind regards, 
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program  
Institute of International Education 
IIE • The Power of International Education 


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.