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    Fulbright-University of Birmingham Distinguished Scholar Award (All Disciplines)

    Offered by Council for International Exchange of Scholars

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 2, 2024
    1 award worth

    $34,800

    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Application deadline:

    September 16, 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    The “Fulbright University of Birmingham Distinguished Scholar Award” enables a prominent U.S. professor in any discipline to be based at the University of Birmingham, with access to all the University’s research collections, and provides an opportunity for them to undertake research and build links in the UK. The University of Birmingham has a long tradition of forging purposeful, innovative, and collaborative research connections across the world but particularly with the United States. The selected Distinguished Scholar should contribute to the intellectual life of the host university through seminars, public lectures, and curriculum development. The award is open to U.S. academics from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds with the capacity to steer and contribute to research and teaching activities.

    If you’re a distinguished U.S. professor wanting to teach and establish connections at the University of Birmingham, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading for more information.

    About Council for International Exchange of Scholars

    The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) was founded as a non-profit organization in 1947 and administered the Fulbright Scholar Program on behalf of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The Fulbright Program, the United States government's flagship program of international educational and cultural exchange, offers passionate and accomplished students and scholars in more than 160 countries the opportunity to study, teach, conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to mutual understanding.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens

    University

    THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

    Resume or CV

    Letter of recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Council for International Exchange of Scholars at [email protected].

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