Fulbright Scholar Program

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12034-KE
Fulbright Scholar Award

All Disciplines

Kenya
Africa, Sub-Saharan

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Award Details
Award Activity

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in any discipline taught at any of the eligible universities. Contribute to curriculum development. Conduct research in 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
Award Length
5 to 10 months
Award Dates

September 2022 for 10 months is preferred; shorter grants of five months or more beginning mid-January 2023 are possible.

Locations

Eligible Public Universities:

  • Chuka University
  • University of Nairobi University
  • Kenyatta University
  • Moi University
  • Maseno University
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
  • Egerton University
  • Masinde Muliro University of Agriculture and Technology
  • Maasai Mara University
  • Karatina University
  • Kisii University
  • Pwani University
  • Laikipia University
  • University of Eldoret
  • Taita Taveta University
  • Technical University of Mombasa
  • Technical University of Kenya 

Eligible Private Universities:

  • United States International University-Africa
  • Daystar University
  • Catholic University of Eastern Africa
  • University of Eastern Africa Baraton
  • Africa Nazerene University
  • Kabarak University
  • Strathmore University
  • Kenya Methodist University
  • KCA University
Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

The U.S.-Kenya strategic partnership elevates Kenya’s role as a leader in East Africa and an essential U.S. partner in building prosperity, democracy, and security in the region.  We use our Public Diplomacy programs to help the Embassy achieve its objectives in the country.  These objectives include security, economic empowerment, health and rule of law.  In reviewing Fulbright applications to Kenya, priority will be given to thos applications that are specifically or broadly related to these areas. 

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
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) required
Career Profile
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 10
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
202-326-7765

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