Make important things happen with a University of Birmingham-Fulbright award
As one of the top 100 institutions of the world, the University of Birmingham has a long tradition of forging purposeful, innovative and collaborative research connections across the world but particularly with the United States. Our participation in the US-UK Fulbright Commission provides valuable opportunities for U.S. researchers to work at Birmingham and enjoy meaningful international experience, enhancing their career and networks.
Why choose the University of Birmingham?
- Experience a leading research intensive university, ranked within the top 100 ranked universities in the world
- Build long-term collaboration and networking opportunities
- Access our rich cultural assets and research collections, including the world-renowned Shakespeare Institute
- Explore the city of Birmingham - 7 minutes from campus by train
- Place yourself in the heart of the UK with easy access to Europe
University of Birmingham-Fulbright Awards
The University of Birmingham offers a range of Fulbright Award opportunities for U.S. students and faculty to come to the University of Birmingham and gain a deeply rewarding experience that will enrich learning, research and career prospects.
The University of Birmingham is one of a handful of UK universities to host a Fulbright Distinguished Chair, the most prestigious Fulbright award. The University of Birmingham-Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award is a generous six-month secondment that enables a prominent US professor to be based at the University of Birmingham, with access to all the University’s research collections, and provides an opportunity to undertake research and build links in the UK. The Distinguished Chair award is particularly appealing if you are seeking to develop long-term research projects with Birmingham academics. Further information on this award can be found at: http://www.fulbright.org.uk/going-to-the-uk/senior-scholar-awards/awards-available/university-of-birmingham-distinguished-chair.
The University also offers a Fulbright-University of Birmingham Scholar award annually, enabling a researcher based at a US institution to visit the University of Birmingham for a period of 3-9 months to conduct research in any subject. Further information on this award can be found at: http://www.fulbright.org.uk/going-to-the-uk/scholar-awards/awards-available/university-of-birmingham.
How to Apply
All awards are made by the Fulbright commission, and full details of how to apply may be found at the Fulbright Commission website. The closing date for applications is 15th September 2020.
As a research-intensive university, Birmingham is committed to research that is pioneering in terms of its originality and distinctiveness, significance and rigour. Further information about the research being undertaken currently at the University can be found at: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/index.aspx.
Further information regarding the University of Birmingham-Fulbright opportunities can be found at: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/campaigns/ir/Make-important-things-happen-with-a-Fulbright-Award.aspx. You can also contact Catherine Lemon, International Development Manager for more information, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.