Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12352-EG
Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines

Egypt
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Award 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.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award 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).
Award Dates

Grants must begin after September 1, 2022. Academic year-long grants should start in September 2022. Grant dates must comply with the host institution's academic calendar. 

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.

Proposed grant periods should comply with the host institution's academic calendar.

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 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.

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Research
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Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Teaching
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Teaching includes classroom teaching, as well as giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities. Classroom teaching is typically at the undergraduate and graduate level, and courses may be designed by the scholar or prescribed by the host institution and may be taught or co-taught by the scholar. The teaching load varies by award, as well as the host institution. Scholars may also consult on building research capacity, advise graduate students, and assist with thesis advising.

Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Approximately 4
Program Staff
Jaclyn Assarian
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7700

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