Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12016-BN
Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines

Benin
Africa, Sub-Saharan

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Award Details
Award Activity

Teach undergraduate or graduate courses in any discipline taught at the host institution. Collaborate with faculty on staff training and curriculum development. Conduct research in the area of specialization.

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
Nine months
Award Dates

Grants may begin in October 2022 in accordance with the host institution's schedule.

Locations
  • University of Abomey-Calavi, in Calavi, a neigboring city to Cotonou
  • Catholic University of West Africa, in Cotonou
  • African School of Economics, in Calavi, a neigboring city to Cotonou
  • University of Parakou, in Parakou, north of Benin

Correspond with the host institution to determine whether specializations are of interest.

University of Abomey-Calavi:

A. Lydia SOGNON
Administrative Assistant
In charge of American Cooperation
International Relations Division/
International Cooperation Office/
University of Abomey-Calavi

(229) 96 12 63 43
lydia.sognon@uac.bj
lydiasognon@yahoo.fr

Please note that many faculties and institutes make up the university, including the National School of Applied Economics and Management. For teaching in physics, including pattern recognition and classification, remote sensing or Bayesian networks, the university's Institute of Mathematics and Physical Sciences is located in Porto Novo.

The African School of Economics/ASE – Benin:
Professor Leonard Wantchekon, CEO
Email: lwantchekon@gmail.com
Akassato, Abomey-Calavi
02 BP 372 Cotonou (Benin)
info@africanschoolofeconomics.com
Campus : (+229) 23 11 40 18
Administration : (+229) 21 36 38 73
Fax: (+229) 21 30 23 29

Catholic University of West Africa, Cotonou:
Edoh Fokomlan Bedjra, Chancellor
Email: ucao_benin@yahoo.fr
Tel: (+229) 21 305 118

University of Parakou:

Professor Prosper Gandaho, Chancellor - Gprosper02@yahoo.fr 
Dr. Mathias Azoua, Professor of Linguistics and Didactics/English Department- Mathias.azoua@yahoo.fr 
Tel: 229 97601220

 

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Teaching
?

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) required
Career Profile
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.

Number of Recipients
Approximately 1
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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