Fulbright Scholar Program: Opportunities in American Studies

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August 1, 2016
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Political History / Studies

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2017-2018 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, independent scholars and many others.  

This year, the Fulbright Scholar Program is offering over 70 awards in the field of American Studies and American History. Opportunities include:

For additional awards in the field of American Studies, American History and American Literature, please visit our updated Opportunities in American Studies webpage. There you will find award highlights, examples of successful projects in the discipline, and scholar testimonials that highlight the outcomes and benefits associated with completing a Fulbright Scholar grant.
For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please follow this link: http://cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program. You may also wish to register for one of our webinars or join our online community, 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, 2016.

I am happy to answer any questions you may have regarding any of the opportunities listed above or the Fulbright Scholar Program in general. Please contact Kailey Smaczniak at ksmaczniak@iie.org or Kaitlin Taylor at ktaylor@iie.org.

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. 

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