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11449-MX

Fulbright-Garcia Robles Border Scholar

Mexico
Western Hemisphere

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The Border designation of this award refers to geography as well as focus. The goal of the Fulbright Border Award is to enhance linkages and collaborative work between U.S. and Mexican institutions and scholars in the border regions. Grantees maintain their U.S. residence and travel into Mexico periodically to engage in research, teaching, or both. At least eight workdays per month should be spent in Mexico. While the primary focus of this grant is research, grantees may also teach university courses in their discipline as it pertains to U.S.-Mexico border relations.

Grant Length
Three to nine months
Grant Dates

Full academic-year grants are preferred. Nine-month grants start in August or September 2021. One-semester grants must correspond to the host institution's academic calendar. All grants must be completed by June 30, 2022.  

Locations

(1) Applicants must be employed at a U.S. university or research facility located in a U.S.–Mexico border state. Eligible states are California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.

(2) Grantees must secure an affiliation with a Mexican university or research institution in a U.S.–Mexico Border state, with the exception of Tamaulipas. Eligible states are Baja California Norte, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila (Saltillo is the ONLY city eligible in Coahuila), and Nuevo Leon.

(3) Applications or affiliations located in areas where there is a level 4 U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory in effect will NOT be considered. See the U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories webpage for further information.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Research
Teaching
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
1
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753
Email: 

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