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Top 21 American Studies Scholarships in June 2023
If you’re interested in learning about the diverse cultures and history of America, then American Studies may be the perfect major for you. Pursuing this field can lead to exciting career opportunities including academia, law, and public policy!
If you are a current or prospective American Studies major, you probably are also thinking about how to pay for your degree. Scholarships are a great way to lessen the financial burden of your education and there are several scholarships specific to American Studies majors available to help make your education more affordable. Keep on reading to learn about some of the best American Studies scholarships out there!
Top 18 American Studies Scholarships in June 2023
The Scholarships360 Research Team reviews all scholarships individually and strives to exclude any scholarship where any of the below applies:
- The scholarship requires a fee to apply
- The scholarship requires paid membership in an organization (with certain exceptions for reputable trade organizations and others)
- Student are required to sign up for a site or service to apply*
- The scholarship seems primarily used for lead generation** or idea harvesting purposes***
- The scholarship website has many grammatical errors and/or advertisements
- The scholarship or scholarship providing organization seem untrustworthy
- There is no evidence the scholarship was previously awarded
- The scholarship has not been awarded in the past 12 months
- There is no available contact information
If you believe a scholarship has been published in error, please reach out to [email protected] and we’ll take a look!
* There are certain exceptions to this, for example if the sponsoring organization is a major corporation or nonprofit with its own scholarship application system.
** Lead generation scholarships will require students to sign up for an app or website and require minimal (if any) application requirements.
***Idea harvesting scholarships will require students to submit blog posts or other materials that companies may use for marketing purposes.
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Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Applied Public Policy (Democratic Resilience) (Flinders University and Carnegie Mellon University Australia)
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Fulbright Postdoctoral Award in the Social Sciences
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Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship in Multiple Disciplines (The University of Newcastle)
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Fulbright-Oxford-Pembroke Distinguished Scholar (Politics and International Relations)
The Fulbright Pembroke College Oxford Visiting Professorship contributes to the intellectual life of the college through seminars, public lectures, and curriculum development in any discipline related to politics and international…Show More
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The Fulbright Scotland Visiting Professorship at the Glasgow School of Art contributes to the intellectual life of the university through seminars, public lectures, and curriculum development in any discipline within…Show More
Fulbright-Uppsala University Distinguished Scholar Award in American Studies
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Laszlo Orszagh Distinguished Award in American Studies
"Laszlo Orszagh Distinguished Award in American Studies" Scholars will teach one lecture or seminar course per semester (three hours per week) at undergraduate and/or graduate levels. Scholars may also offer…Show More
Postdoctoral Research Award
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Arts, Education, Humanities, Professional Fields and Social Sciences (Postdoctoral Scholar Award)
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Fulbright Bicentennial Chair in American Studies
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Distinguished Scholar in Humanities and Social Sciences at Adam Mickiewicz University
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Distinguished Scholar in Humanities and Social Sciences at the American Studies Center, University of Warsaw
At the American Studies Center at the University of Warsaw, the award holder will teach one graduate course per semester on a topic of their choosing. The Distinguished Scholar will…Show More
Distinguished Scholar in Humanities at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
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Fulbright Canada Distinguished Research Chairs at Carleton University
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Willi Paul Adams Award
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