Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10352-EG

All Disciplines

Egypt
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach for approximately 12 hours weekly, conduct research or teach for approximately six hours weekly and conduct research. Consult on curriculum, program and faculty development. Conduct seminars and workshops.

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
Three to nine months; Flex grants comprised of two to three-month long segments conducted over two consecutive years are also possible (see "Flex Option" for details).
Grant Dates

Grants may not begin before late August or early September 2020 (depending on the host institution academic calendar) and must be completed no later than June 2021.

Locations

Applicant may indicate a preferred host institution and refer in the project statement to the reasons for this preference, citing previous communication with, or knowledge of, the desired host institution in Egypt. Affiliation will be confirmed by the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt.

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 grant parameters:

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

Preference for proposed grant periods during host institution’s academic year.

Applicants for the Flex Option are required to arrange affiliation with an Egyptian public or private university, or research institution. However, a formal letter of invitation from the host instituion is not required. Instead, in the project statement, the scholar should cite any previous communication with the host institution in Egypt and any mutually agreed upon activities.

The Flex Option is open for academics only. A Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) is required.

Scholars who apply for the Flex Option are ineligible for the Regional Travel Program.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
Special Features

During their grant period, Fulbright U.S. Scholars in the Middle East and North Africa 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
Two to Three
Activity
Research
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
Closed
Program Staff
Julia Gordon
Phone: 
202-686-4000

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10354-EG
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