Fulbright Scholar Awards in Peace Studies

Fulbright Scholar Awards in Peace Studies

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2019-2020 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars. Awards that may be of interest to the H-PEACE community include: 


Colombia – All Disciplines

This award seeks to strengthen academic networks between U.S. scholars and their counterparts in Colombia, by funding proposals that are relevant to the Colombian context. Colombia is facing a crucial moment in its recent history as it enters into a post-conflict scenario. This juncture broadens the spectrum of opportunities for research, which will contribute to the transition and building of a country in peace.

West Bank – All Disciplines

Peace studies/conflict resolution is a preferred specialization in the West Bank. Applicants may teach courses, conduct research or a combination of both at one of 11 approved host institutions. Contact information for institutional contacts are listed in the award description to help facilitate invitation letters. The flex option, which allows multiple, short-term stays over one to two years, is available for this award. Applicants may live in Jerusalem, Ramallah, Jericho, Bethlehem, Hebron, Nablus, Tul Karem, or Jenin.

Guinea – All Disciplines

This award seeks academics or appropriately qualified professionals in conflict prevention and peace and security studies to serve as a consultative system for the country's weak educational system. The Republic of Guinea is a country emerging from a string of crises, most recently the West African Ebola outbreak of 2014-2015, which followed a period of political turmoil. At this moment, Guinea is at a point of stability and peace, with its first democratically-elected president having begun his second term in 2015. Teaching will be in French.

Korea – Peace Studies (Teaching)

This award seeks an associate professor to teach graduate-level courses at The Graduate Institute of Peace Studies, Kyung Hee University, focusing on the causes of armed conflict; how to develop ways to prevent and resolve war; and how to build peaceful and just systems and societies. All teaching will be in English and a letter of invitation should not be sought.

Norway – Advanced International Studies at the Nobel Institute

The Norwegian Nobel Institute invites scholars to work and live in Oslo in order to carry out advanced studies in the realm of international affairs. The program topic for 2020 will be: "Fostering peace in the 21st century". Both specific and general approaches to disarmament and arms control, the societal conditions for peace, and ongoing peace processes are welcome.


There are over 15 additional award opportunities available seeking peace and conflict studies. Explore our Catalog of Awards today!

For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please consult our website. You may also wish to watch our webinars or join My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is August 1, 2018.
We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the opportunities listed above or the Fulbright Scholar Program in general. Please don’t hesitate to contact the appropriate regional staff person listed within the award.  


Kind regards, 
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program  
Institute of International Education 
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The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world.