Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10455-PA

All Disciplines

Paraguay
Western Hemisphere

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Applicants may propose research projects, teaching projects or a combination of both in any discipline.  Teaching and teaching/research grantees are expected to conduct seminars, give public lectures and advise on university curriculum and administration.

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.

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
Four to six months; for Flex grants, see Flex Option section.
Grant Dates

Grants may begin in June 2020 or later. For Flex grants, see Flex Option section.

Locations

Any appropriate institution of higher education, research center, government Institution or NGO in Paraguay.

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's 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.
• Flex awards are offered for teaching and teaching/research grants

For more information, please see Fulbright Flex Awards.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Disciplines
Agriculture
Business Administration
Computer Science
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Public Administration
Public/Global Health
Specializations

While applications in all disciplines will be considered, preference will be given to projects that fall within the Paraguayan program's priority areas which include: business entrepreneurship and export development; agronomy and sustainable agriculture; engineering; computer science; public administration; public accountability; public health; governance; law enforcement management; and other social sciences.

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) not required
Application Deadline
Monday, September 16, 2019
Program Staff
Angelica Serna
Regional Program Officer
Phone: 
202-686-4000
Email: 

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