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Fulbright - Lloyd's of London Scholar Award

The US-UK Fulbright Commission

Location: Field Based
Salary: $5,000
£3,867.40 converted salary* per month
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st September 2018
Closes: 6th November 2018

Location: Any higher education institution in the USA

Call for Applications

The US-UK Fulbright Commission is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 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 (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 or who are eligible to hold US citizenship may not apply for a UK Scholar Award from the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

Closing Date: 5pm, Tuesday 6 November 2018 for complete applications

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

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