Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10149-CY

All Disciplines

Cyprus
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Grantees will teach and/or conduct research in their areas of interest, in addition to consulting as needed. Detailed programs and work schedules can be finalized in cooperation with the scholar upon selection.  

Given the particular conditions that exist in Cyprus, scholars should be informed of the complicated political situation on the island in putting forward their proposals. All proposals must be feasible in terms of placement and affiliation.

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation in Summer 2020.

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 months to nine months. For Flex grants, see Flex Option box.
Grant Dates

September 2020 or January 2021. Flex grants must be completed by September 30, 2022.

Locations

Approved hosting organizations for visa purposes include any of the accredited local higher educational institutions in the Republic, various state organizations, and others, including:

Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute
Cyprus University of Technology
European University of Cyprus
Frederick University
Neapolis University
Open University
State General Laboratory
University of Central Lancashire-Cyprus campus
University of Cyprus
University of Nicosia

 

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 teaching, teaching/research and research grants.

For more information, please see http://www.cies.org/fulbright-flex-awards.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
Special Features

The Fulbright Coordinator at the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia assists scholars and provides support to all incoming Fulbright Scholars, assisting throughout the duration of their program as needed.  

Number of Grants
Up to two
Activity
Research
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
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

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