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Call for Applications: American Scholar Awards 2020-2021, Fulbright Awards

September 16, 2019


These Fulbright Awards provide approximately 50 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

  • Grant length: Applicants can propose projects for a period of 4, 9, or 12 months.
  • The dates of the awards should coincide with the academic year of the host institution.
  • Now accepting applications for awards to be taken up in the 2020-2021 Academic Year
  • Applications accepted until September 16, 2019

Eligibility for these awards, require the candidate to meet the minimum requirements mentioned below:

    • Be U.S. citizens (Permanent residence is not sufficient).
    • Hold a PhD or equivalent professional/terminal degree as appropriate.
    • Be proficient in English.
    • Be in compliance with all J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) guidelines.
    • Be in compliance with all governmental regulations regarding visas, immigration, travel and residency.

Detailed Eligibility requirements are available here.

The application portal is available here.

Areas of Knowledge

  • Arts, Humanities, and Culture
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Business & Management
  • North American Studies
  • Education
  • Northern Issues
  • Environmental Science
  • Policy/Law & Governance
  • Food Science
  • Science & Technology
  • Health Field
  • Open

For more information on the awards and the application process please contact: Paulo Carvalho- [email protected]

Award details can be found in this booklet: Booklet- Fulbright US Scholar Awards 2020