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Application Deadline: August 1, 2012

The application deadline for the 2013-2014 Core U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program is rapidly approaching. Fulbright Scholar opportunities for faculty members, administrators, and professionals exist all around the globe. This year there are 6 regional and 143 country programs included in the competition and more than 500 awards in virtually every academic discipline. The Fulbright Scholar program offers teaching, research, or combined teaching/research awards. The deadline to apply is August 1, 2012.

You can search for awards by country program and by academic discipline by visiting our online Catalog of Awards. In addition, helpful resources are available at www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/.  

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. For more information, visit fulbright.state.gov. The Fulbright Scholar Program is administered by CIES, a division of the Institute of International Education.

Specific Opportunities
The African Regional Research Program, AIDS and AIDS-Related Research program, is available in 25 Sub-Saharan African countries that also offer teaching or teaching/research awards, excluding South Africa.

Malaysia is offering up to seven awards open to all disciplines. 

Four awards are offered in Cote d’Ivoire for scholars in American literature and civilization, TEFL, engineering, industrial drawing, and computer science.

Benin will host two Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2013-14. Priority fields include business administration, economics, medicine, American studies, law, computer science, mathematics, fine arts, and political science.

Guinea will fund a 10-month teaching/research Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant in 2013-14, open to all disciplines.

Democratic Republic of the Congo is sponsoring two awards, including one in public health.

New private universities in Kuwait are seeking senior scholars to contribute to the long-term development of their institutions. Senior scholars in American studies as well as scholars in business administration, commerce, economics, education, English as a Foreign Language, health and medicine, political science, and sociology should apply.

Tajikistan’s relatively new Fulbright program is offering one grant for teaching or teaching and research, with the opportunity to contribute to a developing higher education system.

Turkmenistan invites scholars in international Diplomacy and TEFL to apply for 2013-14 Fulbright Scholar grant.

Uzbekistan has a particular need for TEFL expertise and offers up to four grants for teaching or teaching and research.

Albania offers three awards in all disciplines, business administration/economics and social sciences/education.

One all disciplines teaching or teaching and research award is available in Luxembourg.

All discipline and TEFL awards are being offered in Honduras, Suriname, and Paraguay.

One all disciplines award offered by Maldives will give the grantee the unique opportunity to teach or teach and do research at the Maldives’ first and newly opened university.

For more information, program updates, and special features visit our website; read the new Fulbright Scholar Blog; follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+; or participate in one of our webinars.

If you have any questions about the program, available opportunities, or the application process, please contact the U.S. program staff.
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