Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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All Disciplines

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Teaching might include co-teaching, guest lectures, workshops and seminars. Grantee will be expected to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels, advise students, assist with faculty and curriculum development, support students conducting research, engage in activities at the Baku American Center, and other public lectures or trainings. For Flex grants, see Flex Options box.

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation in Summer 2021.

Grant Length
Four months for one-semester grants or nine months for academic-year grants. For Flex grants, see Flex Options box.
Grant Dates

September-December 2021 for fall-semester grants; February-May 2022 for spring-semester grants; mid-September 2021-June 2022 for academic-year grants. For Flex grants, see Flex Options box.


Higher education institutions in the capital city, Baku, and the regions of Ganja, Sumgayit, Lenkaran and Nakhchivan. Post gives preference to placing scholars in public universities over private universities.

Educational Institues in Azerbaijan

Regional Universites: 

Ganja State University

Azerbaijan State Agricultural University

Azerbaijan Technology University

Sumgait State University

Nakchivan State University

Nakchivan University

Lankaran State University

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.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Special Features

Host universtities will work with grantees to identify appropriate housing within the budget and other logistics.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Professional Project/Teaching
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Approximately 3
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Outreach Officer

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