Fulbright US Scholar Program to Italy – a.y. 2019-20
The Fulbright Scholar Program offers US scholars in all academic ranks, the opportunity to lecture and conduct research at Italian universities and research centers.
Awards aim at fostering the advancement of knowledge in scientific fields of global significance and in priority areas as identified in the scientific cooperation agreement between Italy and United States. Disciplines include Environmental Sciences, Sustainable Development, Law, Statistical Physics and Applied Technologies, Health Biotechnology, advanced specializations in the fields of Math and Sciences, Engineering.
The Program also includes awards in American Studies at the doctoral and research programs of the University of Milano, University of Bari, University of Roma Tre, aimed at contributing to American Studies in Italy.
The Program also offers open awards in all disciplines at Italian universities or institutions chosen by the candidates. Awards in all disciplines are assigned in all academic fields in the humanities, social sciences, sciences and the arts with a preference for projects in contemporary issues in Italy.
Grants offered for academic year 2019-20:
18 awards are offered for the academic year 2019-20. Grant activity and candidates’ profiles are presented in award descriptions.
Grant benefits include a maintenance allowance and a travel allowance to cover round-trip international travel. Maintenance allowance varies according to the award. The grantee will be covered by Health and Accident Insurance for the whole grant period, provided to participants in the Fulbright cultural exchange Program by the United States Department of State. The Fulbright Commission will assist the scholar in the visa application process.
Potential Grant Activities include:
Teaching at the graduate level
Participate in or lead seminars or workshops at the host university and other universities in the city of destination
Consult on program and faculty development
Take part in specialized academic programs and conferences in conjunction with other scheduled activities
Develop academic curricula or educational materials
During the Fulbright grant, the scholar may be also invited to take part in academic meetings, conferences, seminars and other program-related activities organized by Italian or European universities, under the Fulbright Inter-Country Program
Fulbright Scholar Awards to Italy are assigned through an annual competition administered at the national level in the US by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars – CIES in Washington DC, in collaboration with the Fulbright Commission in Italy.
Potential candidates can apply online through CIES (www.cies.org). Information on the Fulbright US Scholar Program, catalogue of awards, eligibility requirements, tips, guidelines and resources for applying, review criteria, selection and competition timeline is available on CIES website at http://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program.
Academic Year 2019/2020
Deadline September 12, 2018
Documentation of the 2019-20 competitions will be available soon
Research and Teaching Research in all disciplines Award #8224
Fulbright – Fondazione CON IL SUD Award for Teaching/Research in All Disciplines #8229
Teaching/Research in American Studies Uni Milano #8231
Teaching/Research in American Studies at Roma Tre University in Rome #8233
Teaching/Research in American Studies at Uni Bari #8230
Distinguished Chair in Law at University of Trento #8227
Junior Teaching/Research in Engineering at University of Trento #8226
Junior Teaching/Research in Economics at LUISS-Guido Carli University in Rome #8228
Teaching/Research in Biotechnologies at the University of Udine #8232
Junior Teaching/Research in Math and Sciences at the University of Trento #8225