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

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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 2019-2020 academic year. While the deadline to apply has passed for most awards, a select number of opportunities remain open for new applications until Wednesday, 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-PRC community are: 


Fulbright Distinguished Chair in the Social Sciences

Teach, or do a combination of teaching and research while collaborating with Chinese scholars during a 10-month grant period. Projects in the public health, public policy, food security, agriculture and disaster preparedness are particularly sought. The teaching load is a maximum of two graduate or undergraduate courses per semester, and all teaching will be in English.

Study of the United States

Teach graduate or undergraduate courses related to American studies at major universities throughout China. A letter of invitation should not be sought for this award, and all teaching will be in English. Specializations can include American literature, American philosophy, and American foreign policy. A Ph.D. is required for this award, and it’s open to academics only.


There are over 5 award opportunities open to new applications in the East Asia and the Pacific region. 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, 2018.
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.