Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, assist with student advising and curriculum development and conduct research. Applicants wishing to undertake teaching/research grants should determine percentage of the grant dedicated to each activity with the host institution.

For Flex grants, see Flex Option box.

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 10 months. For Flex grants, see Flex Option box.
Grant Dates

September 2020 or late January 2021 for one-semester grants; September 2020 for academic-year grants.

For Flex grants, see Flex Options box.


• American University of Armenia, Yerevan
• Yerevan State University, Yerevan
• Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan
• Armenian State University of Economics, Yerevan
• Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences, Yerevan
• Armenian Pedagogical University, Yerevan
• Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, Yerevan
• Armenian State University of Architecture and Construction, Yerevan

• National Polytechnic University of Armenia, Yerevan

The U.S. Embassy will also consider placements at other Yerevan or regional universities, depending on the proposed scope of work and regional matching possibilities.

Flex Option
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 and teaching/research grants.

For more information, please see Fulbright Flex Awards.

Literature, American
American Studies
Area Studies, non- U.S.
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Environmental Sciences
Information Sciences/Systems
Medical Sciences
Political Science
Public Administration
Public Health
Urban Planning
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Preferences include, but are not limited to, the following specializations:

Highly preferred
• New technologies and information security
• Educational technologies
• Conflict resolution
• Special education (speech therapy, occupational therapy, special pedagogy)
• Academic/fiction/non-fiction writing
• Public finance
• American literature of the 20th and 21st century
• Bioengineering

• Construction (seismic resistance, tunnels/bridges/roads)
• Mechanisms and technologies for surface recycling
• Cloud technologies
• Banking
• Interpretation skills
• World politics in the 21st century
• Comparative diplomatic protocol
• Stochastic modeling for finances
• Stochastic differential equations
• Advanced statistics for finances
• Cardiology
• Endocrinology/pediatric endocrinology
• Neurology
• Pathology/pathopsychology
• Investigative journalism

Special Features

University or U.S. Embassy administrative staff will assist scholars with housing. Scholars will be asked to stay at a hotel for two to three days to choose an apartment from a pre-selected two or three. The apartments will be fully furnished, usually with a washing machine, a gas stove and an electric or gas heater. The Embassy works with a real estate agent and scholars will need to bear the related fees.

Please note: Housing for families with pets is in short supply and tends to be more expensive. Many buildings do not have elevators.

Application Deadline
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, except early career
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Outreach Officer

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