Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12463-NG
Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines

Niger
Africa, Sub-Saharan

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Award Details
Award Activity

In addition to conducting research in their area of specialization, Fulbright candidates may teach undergraduate students in a multitude of disciplines at Niamey’s Abdou Moumouni University, the oldest and central university in Niger, or at the news regional public universities in Maradi, Tahoua, and Zinder.  Other technical universities such as the Institute of Journalism, the National School of Administration, the School of Mining, Industry & Geology, offer a variety of disciplines and subject matter. Founded by a Fulbright alumnus, Niger’s burgeoning private university, African Development University, is a premier private university that offers the opportunity for MBA-related courses and curriculum development.

Scholars selected for this award can choose to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a professional and/or artistic project
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
  • 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
Nine months
Award Dates

Grants must begin after August 2022, in accordance with the host institution's schedule.

Locations

No other institutions will be considered.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines.

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) 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.

Professionals
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Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in a particular profession.

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
Up To 2
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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