Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: Inviting Applicants for FY 2017 Fulbright Specialist Program

Deadline: 6 June 2016

The Office of Academic Exchange Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) at the U.S. Department of State is seeking proposals for FY 2017 Fulbright Specialist Program.

The program offers opportunities for U.S. academics and professionals (such as attorneys, business professionals, artists, and journalists) whose qualifications and experience are at the faculty or full professional level, to build capacity and promote linkages between their home and overseas host institutions by engaging in short-term, collaborative projects.

In FY 2017, ECA will continue to seek to strengthen exchanges in parts of the world which have been underrepresented in the Fulbright Specialist Program and also to increase participation of underrepresented academic disciplines and professional fields that are relevant for the priorities of the U.S. embassy, the Fulbright commission, and the host institution.

Funding Information: The approximate total funding is $3,720,000.

Program Activities

  • Participating in the design and direction of all program activities;
  • Approving key personnel;
  • Approving and providing input on program timelines, agendas and administrative procedures;
  • Providing guidance in the execution of all program components;
  • Reviewing and approving all program publicity and recruitment materials;
  • Providing approval of participating scholars, in cooperation with Fulbright commissions and U.S. embassies, subject to final selection by the FFSB;
  • Approving changes to scholars’ proposed field, program, or institution;
  • Approving decisions related to special circumstances or problems throughout the duration of the program;
  • Assisting with participant emergencies;
  • Providing liaison with relevant U.S. embassies, Fulbright commissions and country program officers at the Department of State.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications may be submitted by U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3).
  • ECA is seeking detailed proposals from accredited post-secondary U.S. institutions (community colleges, liberal arts colleges, public and private universities), consortia of organizations, and/or public and private non-profit organizations meeting the eligibility requirements.
  • Consortia applicants must designate a lead institution as the primary award recipient of the Cooperative Agreement.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can download the application packages via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, visit grants.gov.

<<Previous

Applications Open for Advancing Young Women Professional Fellows Program!

U.S. Embassy in Montenegro: 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program

U.S. Embassy in Montenegro: 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Program

PCI Call for Proposals: Supporting Conservation Programs for Wild Populations of Primates

British Council in Ukraine: 2017 Call for Proposals for Culture Bridges

Woodroffe Benton Foundation Grants: Supporting Charitable Organizations in UK

RAI2E Grant Program: Inviting Proposals from Government and Non-government Organizations

DHHS/NIH: Seeking Applications for Tobacco Regulatory Science Program

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Civil Society Dialogue between EU and Turkey Grant Scheme (CSD-V)

EU Call for Proposals: Cross-border Programme for Serbia & Montenegro

UNOPS/GDF Call for Proposals: TB Diagnostics Market Landscape Analyses Program

U.S. Mission to Nigeria: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation – Large Grants Competition

Department of Justice: Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities Grant Program

UNOPS/GDF: Call for Proposals for Catalyse the Introduction of Second-Line Drugs in Paediatric Drug Resistant TB

U.S. Mission to Nigeria: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Small Grants Competition

U.S. Mission to Jamaica: 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program

Call for Applications: Training Programme on the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation, March 2018

Submit Proposals for H.B. Allen Charitable Trust Grant Program!

U.S. Embassy in Lebanon: Seeking Applications for AFCP Large Grants Program

USAID/Cote d Ivoire: Seeking Applications for Political Transition and Inclusion (PTI) Activity

DST/DBT/EC Call for Proposals: EU-India Water Cooperation on Research and Innovation Program 2017- 2018

U.S. Embassy in Lebanon: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Competition

Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalisation Process (ATNP): Call for Proposals for Sub-Grant Scheme

Applications Open for Fund for Wild Nature’s Grant Program!