Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10518-KV

Higher Education

Kosovo
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The scholar will serve as a professional consultant at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST), Department of Higher Education and Science.

The scholar's focus will be on implementing administrative practices that support university-based research, innovation, and external grant funding. S/he will provide the staff of the Department of Higher Education and Science and Kosovo’s higher education institutions training in grant management practices, and develop a curriculum in this area that can be delivered on an on-going basis as campus personnel responsible for these functions change. S/he will support the Department of Higher Education and Science in conducting a review of high education institutions’ sponsored research and innovation regulations, for the purpose of helping the MEST to align its administrative functions and work routines to support the efficiency and scalability of university-based research.

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation in Summer 2020.

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
4-6 months
Grant Dates

Dates are flexible between September 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.

Locations

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo, Department of Higher Education

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Education
Public Administration
Specializations

Higher Education

Number of Grants
Up to one
Activity
Professional Project/Research
Professional Project/Teaching
Category
Open to all levels of scholars, except early career
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Monday, September 16, 2019
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
212-984-5326

Related Awards

10517-KV
Kosovo

This Fulbright Award is open to scholars in all appropriate disciplines for projects focusing on teaching/research.

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation in Summer 2020.