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Fulbright awards for international research and lecturing – Applications due Aug. 1

Applications are due August 1 for the Fulbright Scholar Program, which sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Under a cooperative agreement with the Bureau, the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) assists in the administration of the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals.

Applicants must meet all of the following requirements—unless specific exemptions are stated in individual country or award descriptions. Applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin and/or physical impairment.

  • U.S. citizenship at the time of application. Permanent resident status is not sufficient.
  • A Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree (including a master’s depending on the field) as appropriate at the time of application. For professionals and artists outside academe, recognized professional standing and substantial professional accomplishments.
  • College or university teaching experience at the level and in the field of the proposed lecturing activity as specified in the award description at the time of application.
  • Foreign language proficiency as specified in the award description or as required for the completion of the proposed project. (Note: Except in certain world areas and countries, lecturing is in English.)
  • Sound physical and mental health

For more information see the program website at http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/

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