Fulbright - Elon University Scholar Award

The US-UK Fulbright Commission

The US-UK Fulbright Commission is now accepting applications for its 2018-19 Elon University Award

Up to two grants are available to UK academics and professionals to lecture/teach and pursue independent research in any subject area offered at Elon University, for a period of one semester or a full academic year.

Elon University is consistently cited as one of today’s greatest success stories in American higher education. With a spirit of innovation, a strong student-centred mission and a commitment to excellent teaching, Elon provides a national model for high-impact educational experiences. Elon develops graduates who have a deep sense of their roles as global citizens and an intense passion for making a difference.

The Fulbright-Elon University Scholar Award will offer the following benefits:

  • A grant of $5000 per month as a contribution towards travel to/from the US and general maintenance costs while in the US
  • On-campus accommodation for the grant duration
  • Sickness and accident benefit coverage
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Substantial pre-departure support, including a Finalists Workshop (March) and a 2-day Orientation Programme (June or 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 UK academics who 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 US citizenship may not apply for a UK Scholar Award from the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

Closing Date: Monday 6 November 2017 for complete applications

For full information and to apply please click the Apply button below.

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