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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards


Cyber Security and Digital Forensic

Africa, Sub-Saharan


Award Details
Grant Activity

The visiting scholar is expected to teach undergraduate courses in Cyber Security and/or Digital Forensics. The numer of contact hours per week will be not more than eight. Those will include mostly lectures, as labs and tutorials will be handled by local teaching instructors and assistants. However, the visiting scholar is expected to provide a complete guide on how labs and tutorials have to be run, and work closely with TIs and TAs. He/she is expected to set up at least two tests and exam papers. All textbook requests will be forwarded to the BIUST Library to be purchased in necessary number copies. The emphasis should be on practical hands-on experience.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
4-5 months
Grant Dates

August - December 2019


Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST)

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

Plot No. 10071, Boseja Ward, Palapye

Private Bag 16, Palapye, Botswana


Flex Option
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Computer Science

Cyber Security or Digital Forensics

Special Features

PhD in the relevant area, at least five years of experience. Non-academics can be considered if they have experience working for law-enforcement agencies.

Number of Grants
At least one
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, except early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Program Staff

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