University of York

The Fulbright University of York Award covers a three-to-eight month project for researching, lecturing or teaching in or across any research-active department at the university.

Founded in 1963, the University of York’s founders endowed the University with a strong social purpose, drawing on a rich tradition of social justice and combating inequality in a way that is distinctive to the City of York.  

Since the 1960s York has become one of the world’s leading universities. The university has consistently placed in the world’s top 150 universities in both Times Higher Education and QS rankings. For research, York ranked 10th overall and 12th for impact in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework. Over its lifetime, York has carved out a reputation as an academic powerhouse with national and international recognition alongside longer established institutions.   

Situated within walking-distance of the historic city of York, the university enjoys a beautiful location in one of Europe’s finest cities. A member of the elite Russell Group of universities, York is a dynamic, research-intensive university committed to the development of life-saving discoveries and new technologies to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges. York's research strategy is centred on the following themes:  

  • Creativity  
  • Culture and Communication  
  • Environmental Sustainability and Resilience  
  • Health and Wellbeing  
  • Justice and Equality 
  • Risk, Evidence and Decision Making 
  • Technologies for the Future  

York defines itself as a university for public good, and one that delivers curiosity-riven and action orientated research in collaboration with its partners across the world.

Grant amount

£3,000 per month

This funding is intended as a contribution towards US-UK travel, institutional fees, accommodation, and general expenses incurred during the grant period.

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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