Fulbright Scholar Program:
International Opportunities for U.S. Faculty and Professionals

August 1 Deadline for the 1998-99 Competition

Description: Over 700 awards for college and university faculty and nonacademic professionals to lecture or pursue advanced research and/or related professional activity abroad. For U.S. candidates, grants are available in over 120 countries.

Application Deadline: August 1 for U.S. candidates to apply for lecturing or research awards. Non-U.S. candidates apply in their home country for awards to come to the United States.

Areas of Interest: Opportunities exist in every area of the social sciences, arts and humanities, sciences, and many professional fields, for undergraduate and graduate teaching, individual advanced research, joint research collaboration, and more.

Basic Eligibility Requirements: Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree at the time of application and U.S. citizenship (permanent residency is not sufficient). For professionals and artists outside academe, recognized professional standing comparable to that associated with the doctorate in higher education is required, unless otherwise noted in the individual award description. College or university teaching experience is expected at the level and in the field of the advertised assignment or proposed lecturing activity for lecturing and combined lecturing/research awards.

Grant Duration: Awards range in duration from two months to twelve months. Most lecturing assignments are for an academic term/semester or a full academic year.

Language: Although the majority of teaching assignments are in English, foreign language proficiency is expected for lecturing awards in some countries and for some research projects.

Action: U.S. candidates may view detailed descriptions of award opportunities and request application materials via the Fulbright Scholar Program Web site: www.cies.org. Requests for hard copy of the awards booklet and application forms can be made by e-mail: cies1@ciesnet.cies.org. (Requests for mailing of materials only!) Telephone: (202) 686-7877

U.S. mail: USIA Fulbright Senior Scholar Program
Council for International Exchange of Scholars Box INET
3007 Tilden St., NW, Suite 5M
Washington, DC 20008-3009

Non-U.S. candidates must contact the Fulbright commission or U.S. embassy in their home country to apply for grants in the U.S.


Volume 43 Number 35
May 20, 1997

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