Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10372-TS

All Disciplines

Tunisia
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
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
Five to 10 months
Grant Dates

Scholars should plan to stay in Tunisia for at least one full semester to fulfill teaching duties.

Locations

Applications for all locations in Tunisia are welcome. However, security considerations will be taken into account when reviewing proposals. For more information on the current security situation, please visit the State Department's Travel Country Information Page for Tunisia.

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;
  • Applicants may propose only one, one-month segment; and,
  • Grant segments may be spread over two consecutive years.

For more information, please visit the Fulbright Flex Awards page on our website.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
Specializations

Applications in all disciplines are welcome. However, proposals that support Tunisia's democratic and economic development are preferred.

Special Features

During their grant period, Fulbright U.S. Scholars in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region may apply for a short-term regional travel grant (five to 14 days) for participation in a variety of activities including faculty and student lectures, graduate or faculty seminars, curriculum development, public lectures, panel presentations, needs assessment, conferences, or some combination thereof. Scholars who apply for the Flex award are ineligible for the Regional Travel Program.

Number of Grants
Up to two
Activity
Teaching
Teaching/Research
Category
Open to all levels of scholars, including early career
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Closed
Program Staff
Julia Gordon
Phone: 
202-686-4000

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