Country: USA Value: €3,000.00 Deadline: Dec. 1, 2021 Category: Phd Program Length: 3 months to 9 months

Grants for Post-Doctoral Research and Lecturing in USA: Scholarship of up to 3000 euro per month (USD equivalent)

Grants for Post-Doctoral Research and Lecturing: As part of the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program, Fulbright Schuman awards scholarships to European citizens to conduct research and/or lecture in any academic field at an accredited U.S. institution for a period between three months and one academic year (9 months). Applicants must present a letter of affiliation from an accredited university or non-profit research institution and must demonstrate in their Project Statement that their proposed research is relevant to U.S.-EU relations, EU policy, or the EU institutions and to at least two EU Member States.

Application Criteria for Grants for Post-Doctoral Research and Lecturing

You must have :

  • Citizenship in an EU Member State
  • Proficiency in English
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of a doctoral degree (PhD) OR other terminal degree and 5+ years of professional experience
  • Academic/professional experience of 3+ months in two or more EU Member States
  • Academic excellence or outstanding personal/professional background

Factors that may make an applicant ineligible for the Fulbright Schuman Program include: current employment/traineeship at the European Commission, strong professional ties to European institutions, current or former residence in the United States, and lack of experience outside of home country. No candidate may receive Fulbright Schuman funding in concurrence with other EC funding (e.g. Marie Curie) for the same activity. You also need:

  • Americanized CV
  • 3-5 page single-spaced Project Statement
  • 1-3 page Bibliography of References relevant to the proposed research
  • Diploma of most recent degree including transcripts with completed coursework. (certified translation in English unless the original documents are in Dutch, French or German) Note: You must have a PhD diploma in hand by the time of departure to the U.S.
  • Three letters of recommendation (uploaded directly into online application by chosen recommenders)
  • Letter of affiliation from a U.S. host institution; this letter should contain the institution’s letterhead, mention the exact dates (or academic term), the objective of your research stay as well as any facilities you will have access to during your grant

Eligible Nationalities

Citizen of any EU member state.

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Other benefit include:

  • J-1 visa sponsorship
  • Pre-Departure Orientation in Belgium or at local Fulbright Commission
  • Travel stipend of 2000 euro (USD equivalent)
  • Sickness and accident insurance
  • In-country programming (e.g. Gateway Orientations, Enrichment Seminars)
  • Prestigious title and access to alumni network

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