The grant is for non-degree, post-doctoral research for Timorese citizens or Permanent Residents of Timor-Leste who work as university faculty, think tank researchers, and professionals conducting research to enhance academic and professional expertise in the United States in collaboration with American academics and/or field experts.
The Fulbright award allows recipients to pursue a particular field of study and develop leadership that promotes better understanding between the United States and Timor-Leste. Research will be conducted for a duration of 3-5 months starting in January 2024. The award will cover round trip international airfare, settling in and living expenses, and books and resource allowance.
- Timorese Citizens or Timor-Leste Permanent Residents.
- U.S. citizens and permanent residents are NOT eligible for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program.
- Preference given to full-time lecturers, assistant professors, associate professors, or full professors at universities in Timor-Leste. Grantees are expected to continue to teach in Timor-Leste upon their completion of the program.
- Possess a doctoral degree or equivalent professional training or experience at the time of application.
- Have sufficient proficiency in the English language to engage in U.S. academia and to carry out the proposed project.
- Project statement (3-5 pages maximum).
- Curriculum vitae (up to 6 pages).
- Letter of invitation (strongly preferred but not required).
- Three letters of recommendation.
- Passport scan.
For more information, visit U.S. Embassy.