Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards in Sport - Apply by August 1, 2017!

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Dear Colleagues, 

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2018-2019 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty as well as for professionals and independent scholars. Awards that may be of interest to the H-Sport community include: 

Australia – Fulbright Senior Scholar (University of Canberra)
Explore the Australian Capital Territory with this award! The University of Canberra seeks to host a scholar with a discipline in health or sports to conduct research for three to four months. The grantee may also consult on curriculum, participate in seminars, and give guest lectures.

Ethiopia – All Disciplines
Bahir Dar University and Jimma University are seeking scholars in sport science to teach and conduct research over 10 months. Grantees may also assist with project supervision, thesis advising and tutorials. Apply to spend time in Ethiopia and experience the development of its higher education system!

Hungary – Education of Psychology
This award seeks applications in education or psychology who specialize in physical education and/or sport sciences. Apply today to teach or teach and conduct research for four to five months in universities with strong international connections!

Kyrgyz Republic – All Disciplines
Scholars in sports and health education may be interested to conduct their grant in a country which participates in the Silk Road Ultra Marathon. This award is available to teach, conduct research, or a combination of bother for five to 10 month. It is also available for a research Flex Award option where grantees conduct their grant in short segments over two years.

Qatar – All Disciplines
Qatar University and Hamad Bin University seek grantees to teach or teach and conduct research for five or 10 months. While this award is open to all disciplines, they are particularly interested in a physical education specialization.

Explore our Catalog of Awards today for additional awards in physical education, health, and sports!

For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, please consult our website. You may also wish to register for one of our webinars or join My Fulbright, a resource center for applicants interested in the program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline for the current competition is August 1, 2017
We are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the opportunities listed above or the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in general.  

Kind regards,  

Hilary Hartley
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program  
Institute of International Education 
1400 K Street NW, Suite 700 • Washington, DC 20005 
Tel +1.202.686.4020 
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The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world.