Applications Open for Fulbright African Research Scholar Program!

Deadline: 15 July 2018

The Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of the United States of America is inviting applicants for its Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP) for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Types of Grants

  • RESEARCH GRANTS: Awards of 3 to 9 months are offered for university faculty or research institute professionals to conduct research in any academic discipline at a U.S. academic or research institution beginning no earlier than August 2019 and no later than March 2020. Applicants must hold a doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in their fields.  Preference will be given to individuals who have at least three years of university teaching experience and a productive scholarly record.
  • PROGRAM AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT GRANTS: Awards of 3 to 5 months are offered for university faculty or administrators to conduct research in any academic discipline at a U.S. academic or research institution beginning no earlier than August 2019 and no later than March 2020. Proposals should be linked to professional duties and demonstrate how the scholar will use the knowledge gained to develop new courses, curricula, or other academic programs at the home institution.  These grants are designed for university faculty or administrators with less experience and who may not have had recent access to research or instructional developments in their disciplines.  A doctorate degree is not required, but applicants must hold a minimum of a master’s or equivalent graduate degree.

Eligibility Criteria

  • There are no restrictions as to age, gender, faculty rank, or academic discipline for either type of ARSP grant. Preference will be given to proposals that promote the spirit and goals of the Fulbright program that is, to increase and enhance mutual understanding between the United States and African countries through interpersonal contact and the sharing of professional academic experience and expertise.
  • Applicants must have university teaching experience and a productive scholarly record. Their research proposal must relate directly to their ongoing teaching and research responsibilities.  Scholars who have received a Fulbright grant for study, teaching, or research in the United States within the last five years are ineligible to apply.
  • Proposals involving doctoral dissertation research, postdoctoral research immediately following completion of a doctoral degree, or general professional travel, are ineligible. Preference will be given to individuals who have had no experience or only limited experience in the United States.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia.

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