Department of English

Visiting Scholars Program

*We are no longer accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Applications for the 2015 calendar year (beginning January 15, 2015) will be accepted through July 31, 2014.*

If you are interested in becoming a J-1 visiting scholar in the English department at UT Austin, you will need to submit an application request to Andrea Golden.  You can find a link to the form below.  Please do not contact faculty members for visiting scholar requests.  Once your application has been approved, Andrea will work with you to find a sponsoring professor and to issue your DS-2019 to the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office.

All visiting scholar positions for 2013-2014 have been filled.  We are currently accepting applications for visiting scholars in the 2014-2015 school year.  Please use the link below to download the "Visiting Scholar Application Form."  In order for your information to display properly in this form, please use Adobe Reader to fill it out.  Adobe Reader is available as a free download from: .  If you choose to fill this form out using a different program and the form is unreadable as a result, your application will not be considered.

Visiting Scholar Application Form

In addition to the application form, please submit a copy of your current CV or resume along with a 2-3 page research proposal by email attachment to Andrea Golden at

For more information, please see the ISSS website.