University of Dundee

The Fulbright University of Dundee Award covers a 2-to-3 month project for researching, lecturing or teaching in art and design across any research-active departments at the University. 

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design was ranked Top 10 for Art & Design in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2024. 

About Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design 

Dating back to 1888, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) is the creative heart of the University of Dundee. World-renowned for our high-quality teaching and research in art and design and the application of our creative expertise in interdisciplinary contexts, DJCAD has helped to launch the careers of some of the finest artists, designers, and architects, across the globe.  

DJCAD has a long history of working in partnership with industry, civic and cultural partners to enhance its educational offer and to transform Dundee into a vibrant city. It also houses the Cooper Gallery, a member of the prestigious Plus Tate gallery network, which opened in 1956 as the first gallery dedicated to contemporary art in Dundee. 

Our Expertise  

The academic portfolio of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design includes undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research degree programmes in Architecture & Urban Planning, Contemporary Art Practice, Communication Design, Design & Making. A number of interdisciplinary postgraduate programmes and our research also encompasses art, science and technology programmes delivered in collaboration with the other Schools of the University of Dundee, including the Schools of Life Sciences, Medicine, Science & Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences & Law.  

Our programmes are delivered by a distinguished faculty with excellent research and professional industry experience to ensure the currency of our curricula and preparedness of our graduates for employment and further study. 

Our Research 

We offer a variety of traditional and practice-based research degrees with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinarity. 

Our world leading and internationally excellent research in Art & Design contributes to the creative and cultural industries, and much more widely, and is focussed on four thematic areas: The Centre for Design Exploration; the Centre for Creative Engagement with Environment; Secure Digital Futures; and Centre for Practice Research.  

DJCAD connects researchers and practitioners making prototypes and provocations, mediating across interdisciplinary fields, professions and publics, including Sustainable Design, Materials & Innovation; Disability, Design and Culture (Studio Ordinary); Design for Health; Design for Services; Design for Business; Creative Economies; V&A Dundee research partnership and more. 

Our city 

The City of Dundee is the first and only UNESCO City of Design in the UK, recognised for the rich design heritage, thriving contemporary design sector, and a city committed to using design to solve problems and make the city a better place to live where innovations include pharmaceuticals, biomedical research, comics, publishing, marmalade, video games such as Grand Theft Auto and Lemmings, textiles, architecture, contemporary art, maritime engineering, forensic science, and much more. 

Grant amount

£3,000 per month

This funding is intended as a contribution towards US-UK travel, institutional fees, accommodation, and general maintenance costs while in the UK.

Relocation Allowance 

$1500 stipend 

Dependent Benefits 

Scholars accompanied by eligible dependents for the full duration of the programme may receive a one-time dependent allowance of $1800 for one dependent or $2500 for two or more dependents. This will be calculated on a pro-rata basis for any Scholars on a grant for less than 6 months. 

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