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Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Fulbright Scholar Program Opportunities In Law

Fulbright Scholar Program for US Faculty and Professionals for 2010-2011 is open

The Fulbright Scholar Program is offering 74 lecturing, research or combined lecturing/research awards in law, including six Fulbright Distinguished Chairs. Even better, faculty and professionals in law also can apply for one of the 144All Discipline” awards open to all fields.


What does Fulbright offer in law?  Here are a few of the awards for 2010-2011:


Middle East and Northern Africa: Award #0476 – International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law in the West Bank; Award #0417 – Middle East/North Africa Regional Research Program (3-9 months in two or more countries); all discipline awards in Lebanon and Jordan.


Southern and Western Europe: Award #0225 – Public Policy, International Relations and Law in Bulgaria; Social Science awards (dealing with law) in Turkey, the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic.


Western Hemisphere: Award #0594 – North American Studies: Canada-Mexico Joint Award in North American Studies; Award #0545 – Fulbright Border Program in Mexico;  Award #0563 – Social Sciences in Venezuela; multiple awards in North American and Legal Studies in Canada and El Salvador.


Northern and Eastern Europe: There are specific law awards in Bosnia, Croatia, Latvia, Slovenia, Poland, and Ukraine. Law is listed as a specialization in the all disciplines and social science awards in Georgia, Moldova and Russia.


The application deadline is August 1, 2009.  U.S. citizenship is required.  For a full, detailed listing of all Fulbright programs and other eligibility requirements, please visit our website at or send a request for materials to

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