Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in the Horn of Africa

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The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is now accepting applications for the 2019-20 academic year. Opportunities are available for artists, college and university faculty, professionals, and independent scholars to teach and conduct research at educational institutions and research institutions throughout the horn of Africa. Fulbright Scholars represent the diversity of the United States and build lasting relationships with students, collaborators, the wider research community, and/or institutions abroad that serve as the foundation for future collaborations.   

Ten month grant to teach undergraduate and graduate courses offered at the host institution. Scholars will assist with undergraduate and graduate project supervision, thesis advising and tutorials and contribute to curriculum development. They will also conduct research in area of specialization, engage in university outreach, and assist with strengthening Ph.D programs at host institutions. Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, including engineering, law, and mathematics.  

Five to ten month grant to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in any discipline taught at any of the eligible universities. Scholars will contribute to curriculum development and conduct research in area of specialization. Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but preference will be given to applications in the sciences, particularly agriculture, biotechnology and information technology. 

Ten month grant to teach undergraduate or graduate courses in any discipline taught at the host institution. Scholars will collaborate with faculty on staff training and curriculum development and conduct research in area of specialization, include seminars and indicate plans for research dissemination in host country as well as in the United States. Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, and especially encouraged in topics such as science and technology and food security.  

There are over 50 award opportunities available in Sub-Saharan Africa. Explore our Catalog of Awards today!   For eligibility factors, detailed application guidelines and review criteria, visit our website or email SubSaharanAfrica@iie.org with any questions. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. The application deadline is August 1, 2018.  

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.