U.S. Scholar Awards

For academic year 2022-2023

​Grants for U.S. Senior Scholars (Teaching and/or Research), and Postdoctoral ("Junior ") Researchers.
Objectives

​Contribute significantly to advanced studies of mutual interest to the U.S. and Spain by teaching (preferably at the graduate level) and/or conducting research and collaborating with colleagues at Spanish academic and research institutions.

Activities may include presenting lectures, seminars, and/or workshops, as arranged by host institutions or the U.S.-Spain Fulbright Commission.

Deadline for submission
of applications
From Mar 3, 2021 to Sep 15, 2021
Disciplines
All disciplines will be considered.

The official award information is available at the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES/IIE) website.
Requirements
Candidates with dual U.S./Spain citizenship, or candidates residing in Spain at the time of application or anytime thereafter, are not eligible for the Fulbright Program to Spain.
    Forms

    Application to be submitted through CIES/IIE: https://cies.org/us-scholar-awards#application

    Invitation letter required or recommended for most awards (see CIES/IIE website), indicating the name and position of the academic adviser with whom the Scholar will collaborate, and specifying the teaching program and work load as well as indicating the availability of research resources.

    For the Flex grant, an invitation letter is required and must indicate:

    • The availability of research resources
    • The willingness and need to collaborate on a two-year basis in order to achieve successful completion of the proposed project
    • The name and position of the academic adviser with whom the Scholar will collaborate.
    Grant Duration

    All Disciplines Senior Teaching and/or Research Award: ​three and a half months.

    Flex Senior Research Award: total grant length of four to six months divided into two stays of two-three months each in two continuous academic years.

    Co-sponsored Awards: as indicated in each award description.

    Postdoctoral ("Junior") Research: five to nine months. Awards will preferably be for 9 months.
    Grant Period
    Grants must begin between September 2022 and May 2023.
    Grant Benefits

    Senior Teaching and/or Research:

    • Base stipend: 3,200 € per month (approximately $3,850)
    • Travel: ​1,165 € (approximately $1,400)
    • Dependent travel: 665 € (approximately $800) per person, for up to a maximum of two legal family members who accompany the grantee for at least 80% of the award period.
    • Dependent monthly allowance: 150 € (approximately $180) per person, for up to a maximum of two legal family members who accompany the grantee for at least 80% of the award period.
    • Health benefits for grantee only.

    Postdoctoral ("Junior") Research:

    • Base stipend: 2,080 € (approximately $2,500) per month
    • Travel: ​1,165 € (approximately $1,400)
    • Dependent travel: 665 € (approximately $800) per person, for up to a maximum of two legal family members who accompany the grantee for at least 80% of the award period.
    • Dependent monthly allowance: 150 € (approximately $180) per person, for up to a maximum of two legal family members who accompany the grantee for at least 80% of the award period.
    • Health benefits for grantee only.
    Additional Information

    Affiliates at host institutions are encouraged to be as specific as possible in the letter of invitation regarding:

    • The resources and facilities that will be made available to the applicant, and
    • The potential impact of the proposed collaboration, both short-term and long-term.