Fulbright Slavic Award, 2019-20

Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission is a world-class Institute offers its Research Fellow/ Scientist scholarship program Open to students of Poland , to equip with the most recognized, innovative courses and practices within the discipline. Fulbright Slavic Award, 2019-20 will be awarded to the hardworking, talented and deserving students from the selected country/countries. This educational award welcomes students to get themselves enroll in listed Research Fellow/ Scientist program for the academic year of 2019-2020 and earn a Full Funding, Travel allowance + living expenses + Relocation & Research allowances scholarship in Following Country . The deadline to avail this scholarship has not finalized yet but make sure to check the program website if any latest development in this matter has been made.

 Eligibility for Fulbright Slavic Award, 2019-20:

  • Fulbright Slavic Award, 2019 is open for scholars working in Polish academic institutions and wish to teach at the University of Washington or the University of Illinois at Chicago.
  • The applicants must specialize in the culture and history of Poland and East-Central Europe.
  • Applicants of Fulbright Slavic Award, 2019 must be Polish citizens who do not possess permanent residence in the US (green card) or dual Polish and U.S. citizenship.
  • At least a Ph.D. degree and a position of an Assistant Professor level or higher in Poland institutions must be possessed by the applicants.
  • All the J-1 visa formal requirements must be met.
  • Good command of the English language is expected.
  • Applicants must not be residing in the U.S while applying and must not have resided in the U.S for the past five years.
  • Applicants who have no substantial recent experience will be preferred.
  • The university of Washington in Seattle:
    • Applicants wishing to teach at the University of Washington in Seattle will be awarded a grant for 6-9 months depending on the availability of scholars.
    • Award recipients are required to teach one course per a quarter i.e four hours per week for undergraduates / postgraduate students and must have a minimum of two office hours per week.
    • They are also required to organize a Polish booth at FIUTS Cultural Fest and so must collaborate with the Polish Student Association.
  • The university of Illinois at Chicago:
    • Applicants wishing to teach at the University of Illinois at Chicago will be awarded a grant for 4 months.
    • Two courses must be taught bt the grantees of Fulbright Slavic Award, 2019, one for undergraduates and the other for postgraduates.
    • It would be preferred (but not mandatory) if the syllabi topics are associated with Russian culture.

Documents required:

  • Detailed syllabi of courses proposed and bibliography in the MLA style.
  • CV 
  • Proof of employment at a Polish Institution
  • Proof of English language proficiency at the C1 level or higher
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Project statement
  • Address form, data processing consent form, and checklist 


The value of the Fulbright Slavic Award, 2019:

  • Membership in the International Exchange Alumni network
  • Visiting Scholar status
  • Ongoing support
  • Scholarship (Travel allowance of up to $1500 for a round-trip to the U.S., the cost of living expenses, research/conference allowance, relocation/settling-in allowance, allowance for one dependent family member (dependent must be with the grantee for at least 80% of the duration).
  • J-1 visa for the grantee and J-2 visas for the dependants
  • Medical insurance

Deadline for Fulbright Slavic Award, 2019-20:

  • The last date to apply for Fulbright Slavic Award is 18th January 2019.
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