Fulbright â Lloydâs of London Scholar Award
The US-UK Fulbright Commission
|Salary:||A monthly stipend of $5,000 per month|
|Contract Type:||Contract / Temporary|
|Placed on:||16th September 2016|
|Closes:||6th November 2016|
The US-UK Fulbright Commission is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 Lloyd’s of London Scholar Award.
This award provides two grants for UK academics or professionals to pursue research into any subject related to risk for a period of 3-12 months. The research may be conducted at any accredited US university.
Suggested research areas include but are not limited to:
- Climate change: mitigation and management of risk
- Cyber Risk – how do we begin to quantify potential systemic exposures?
- Digitisation, automation, artificial intelligence and robotic systems
- Earthquake / Volcanic activity: methodologies for assessing the economic and social impacts
- Energy risks and insurance
- Human disasters, such as epidemics and famines
- Risk accumulation over multiple extreme natural events
- Political risk: frameworks for measuring political stability and the likelihood of trade disruption
- Reputational harm: frameworks for measuring threats and exposures
- Social media and insurance
- Understanding risk in data poor environments
The Fulbright-Lloyd’s of London Award offers the following benefits:
- A monthly stipend of $5,000 per month
- Sickness and accident benefit coverage
- Visa sponsorship
- Substantial pre-departure support, including a Finalists Workshop (March) and a 2-day Orientation Programme (July)
- Once on-the-ground in the US, further support is offered by the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)
- Membership of an extensive Fulbright Alumni network after grant completion
Eligibility requirements: Applicants must be a UK citizen and hold or expect to receive a PhD (or equivalent professional training or experience) in a relevant area before departure to the US. Those who hold or who are eligible to hold US citizenship may not apply for a UK Scholar Award from the US-UK Fulbright Commission.
Closing Date: 6 November 2016 for complete applications
For full information and to apply please click the Apply button below.
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