Please share this information below regarding post-doctoral opportunities for recent Ph.D. graduates and graduating Ph.D. students through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.
Fulbright postdoctoral grantees gain critical research skills, build networks and add important international experience to their CVs.
We would appreciate it if you could please share this message with recent Ph.D. graduates and graduating students at the University of Iowa as well as encourage students to register and attend the Fulbright Grants for Postdoctoral and Early Career Candidates webinar on Wednesday, May 10, from 1pm to 2pm CST.
For the purposes of the Fulbright Scholar Program, an applicant is eligible for postdoctoral awards if they will finish all of the requirements for their Ph.D. program by February 1, 2018, or have received their Ph.D. in the last five years (unless otherwise stipulated by an award description). Below is a list of awards open only to early career/postdoctoral candidates, meaning that applicants will be evaluated alongside fellow recent graduates. This list is by no means complete. A list of additional opportunities is available in our Catalog of Awards.
- Australia: Australia offers three Postdoctoral awards, one hosted at Deakin university and one hosted at the University of Newcastle.
- Chile – Fulbright Astronomy and Antarctic Studies Award: This award will fund postdoctoral/early career astronomers and data scientists to research or teach and conduct research at universities or the Chilean Antarctic Institute.
- China Studies Postdoctoral Scholar Award: Early career applicants from any discipline may apply – particularly welcome are experts on global climate change, sustainability, and the environment – with the opportunity to conduct research and collaborate with colleagues.
- France – Fulbright-EHESS Post-Doctoral Award (Junior Research): Located in Paris, this prestigious institution offers an opportunity to conduct research in several disciplines.
- Italy – Fulbright – Schuman Postdoctoral Award at the European University Institute: The grantee will focus on developing professional skills such as teaching, academic writing and publishing and job market presentation within the field of EU studies.
- Israel – Postdoctoral Fellowship: These unique and prestigious grants are open to researchers in all academic disciplines and support programs of work for up to 20 months (two academic years).
- Mexico – Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar Award: Applicants are welcome in all disciplines for this three to 10-month grant; STEM applicants are especially encouraged to consider applying.
- Taiwan – Arts, Education, Humanities, Professional Fields and Social Sciences (Postdoctoral Scholar Award): This award is open to any research subject from Cross-Strait studies to marine sciences. Selected candidates will present lectures, seminars, and workshops.
For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please visit our website. Applicants may also wish to join My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the current competition will close on August 1, 2017. Start an application today!
Our staff are happy to answer any questions regarding any of the opportunities listed above or the Fulbright Scholar Program in general. Please contact us with any questions.
We appreciate your assistance in promoting these unique awards!
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Institute of International Education
The Fulbright Scholar Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is administered by IIE.