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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

9375-BG

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Multi-country
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Grant Activity

The U.S. Scholar Program to Bangladesh is temporarily suspended for the 2018-19 academic year. The U.S. Department of State continues to closely monitor the security situation in Bangladesh.

For research or teaching, or a combination of teaching and research activities. Teaching can include teaching or co-teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level courses, guest lectures, workshops, seminars. Depending on the department, it is likely that the grantee will also work with faculty, developing curriculum and conducting workshops and seminars.

For a teaching/research grant, a ratio of proposed activities should be stated clearly in the project statement.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Program Temporarily Suspended. See Award for more information.
Grant Dates

Grant Length: Four to 10 months; Flex grants: 4-6 months

Grant Dates: Grants may begin anytime after September 2018. Grants must be completed by the end of September 2019. Flex grants must be completed by September 30, 2020.

Locations

Any appropriate institution

Flex Option
Yes
Flex Description

The Flex Award is designed for scholars who require multiple visits to the host country. This option allows grants to be conducted over short segments, preferably during the fall and/or spring semesters. Interested applicants should clearly indicate plans for Flex in their project statement, including a project timeline. Flex grantees may be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host-country academic community.

Flex grant parameters:

  • Minimum length of the total grant is four months and the maximum is six months;
  • Minimum length for any grant segment is one month and the maximum is three months;
  • Two or three grant segments may be spread over one or two consecutive years; and
  • Flex awards are offered for research grants.

For more information, please see the Fulbright Flex Award webpage.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
Special Features

South and Central Asia Fulbright Regional Travel Grant

During their grant period, Fulbright Scholars in the South and Central Asia (SCA) region may apply for a regional travel grant to engage in a variety of activities at institutions in eligible SCA countries (India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Nepal, Republic of the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan).  Activities that U.S Scholars may engage in include: faculty and student lectures, graduate or faculty seminars, conferences, curriculum development, public lectures, panel presentations, needs assessment, or some combination thereof. Scholars in the arts may be invited to give master classes or recitals, participate in exhibitions or workshops, or consult with cultural institutions. Activities may not include research. This grant will cover travel to and from the destination and lodging may be offered by the hosting institution. It is not necessary to suggest activities nor identify a host for the purpose of the Fulbright application, but scholars may wish to do so pending selection. Scholars may only apply for this grant once in country on their Fulbright grant. As funds are limited, scholars are limited to one such travel grant.

South and Central Asia Fulbright Midyear Conference

With funding provided by the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the U.S.-India Educational Foundation (the Fulbright Commission in India) invites eligible Fulbright Scholars in the South and Central Asia region to attend the annual South and Central Asia Fulbright Midyear Conference in India in 2019 (usually held in February or March). The conference is an opportunity for current Fulbright U.S. Scholars who are on their Fulbright grants in the SCA region at the time of the conference to gather to discuss each other’s work and educational exchange issues and to invite suggestions for the future development and enhancement of the Fulbright Program. Financial assistance to attend the conference is provided as an additional Fulbright grant benefit.

Number of Grants
Up to four
Activity
Research
Teaching
Teaching/Research
Category
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, including early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Application Deadline
Closed
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