Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines

Africa, Sub-Saharan


Award Details
Award Activity

Teach undergraduate and, if offered, graduate courses in area of specialization. Assist with curriculum development, supervise undergraduate and graduate students. Collaborate with faculty on research and conduct research in area of specialization. Grantees should plan on a 50:50 ratio of time spent on teaching to research. This can be adjusted depending on the needs of the host institution.  


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
Award Length
10 months
Award Dates

August 2022 or later. It is strongly encouraged for grantees to arrive six weeks prior to the start of the academic year in order to allow for process of immigration permits. The academic calendar differs from university to university and is subject to change; therefore timing of the grant is sometimes subject to change as well. Any alternate placements and starting dates will be negotiated with candidates selected for awards. If bringing children along, several private schools are available for dependent children who accompany the Scholar.


Scholars may seek affiliation at any of the following institutions listed below (NB: Only institutions listed below will be considered). 

Public Institutions

  • University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam
  • Mzumbe University, Morogoro
  • University of Dodoma, Dodoma 
  • Ardhi University, Dar es Salaam
  • Muhimbili University of Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam
  • Open University of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam
  • The Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST), Arusha
  • Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro
  • State Univesity of Zanzibar, Zanzibar
  • Moshi Cooperative University, Moshi
  • Mbeya University of Science and Technology, Mbeya

Private Institutions

  • Muslim University, Morogoro
  • St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza
  • Iringa University, Iringa
  • Hubert Kairuki Memorial University, Dar es Salaam
  • University of Arusha, Arusha
  • College of African Wildlife Management, Moshi
  • Mwenge Catholic University, Moshi
  • Catholic University of Health & Allied Sciences, Mwanza
  • Tumaini University Makumira, Arusha
  • Zanzibar University, Zanzibar
  • Ruaha Catholic University


Flex Option
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Special Features

Public Institutions

Ardhi University in Dar es Salaam offers graduate, postgraduate, M.S. and Ph.D. level education in architecture and design, construction economics and management, environmental sciences and technology, geo-spatial science and technology, urban and regional planning, real estates studies and information systems management

University of Dar es Salaam offers arts and social sciences, commerce and management, sciences, education, aquatic sciences and technology, law and engineering. In addition, there are institutes of development studies, Kiswahili research, resource assessment and marine sciences, and have the following constituent colleges: Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) and Mkwawa University College of Education (MUCE).

University of Dodoma offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in many disciplines, including education, foreign languages, mathematics, computer science, economics, business and management, sociology, geography/environmental sciences, informatics and virtual education.

Mzumbe University in Morogoro offers degrees in economics, business management, public administration, local government, economic planning, accountancy and financial management. Mzumbe has the following campuses; Dar es Salaam, Mbeya and Mwanza for undergraduate and graduate studies.

Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro offers degrees in agriculture, agronomy, home economics and human nutrition, horticulture, animal science, food science and technology, agricultural engineering, agricultural extension and education, agricultural economics and agribusiness, wildlife management, veterinary medicine and environmental science, and has a constituent college, Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business Studies.

The Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha offers masters and Ph.D. courses on Life Sciences and Bioengineering, Computational and Communication Science and Engineering, Materials, Energy, Water and Environmental Sciences and Business Studies and Humanities. 

Open University Offers courses in Science, Technology, Environmental Studies, Education, Law, Business and Social Sciences.

Muhimbili University of Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam offers a variety of programmes in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health, Laboratory and Allied Sciences, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

Private Instutions 

Muslim University of Morogoro offers undergraduate degrees in the fields of mass communication, education and Islamic studies and courses in those fields, as well as mathematics, geography, English, Arabic and history.

St. Augustine University of Tanzania in Mwanza offers degrees in mass communication, business administration, education, sociology, philosophy, religious studies and law, and has the following constituent colleges: Jordan University College, Bukoba University Center, Tabora University College ans Songea University College.

Tumaini University Makumira offers degrees in Theology, Social Sciences, Music, Law and Sciences.

Iringa University offers degrees in journalism, education, business administration, law and theology.

Hubert Kairuki Memorial University offers courses in medicine.

University of Arusha offers degrees in education, theology, religious studies, business administration and office administration.

College of African Wildlife Management offers a range of courses in wildlife management including eco-tourism and management of ecosystems, such as forest, wetland and marine, professional hunting and land use management, statistics and plant and animal conservation.

Catholic University of Health & Allied Sciences in Bugando (CUHAS-Bugando) has three schools and one institute: School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Institute of Allied Health and Sciences.

Ruaha Catholic University offers programs that specialize in four professional areas: Information and Communication Technology, Law, Arts and Social Sciences, and Business and Management Sciences leading to the Ph.D Degree, Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Bachelor’s Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates. It also provides short courses, seminars, consultancy and research.

Application Deadline
Activity Type

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.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics

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

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

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
Up To 5
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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