Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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11475-MC

Middle East and North Africa Regional Research Program

  • Multi-country
  • Bahrain
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Morocco
  • Oman
  • Palestinian Territories (West Bank)
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
Global/Multi-country
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Award Activity

Conduct research in two or more countries or locations within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Scholars must be approved for research in at least two countries or locations in order to receive the award. Final awards are contingent upon each host country/location approval and clearance by host countries, as appropriate.

Award Length
Three to nine months; For Flex grants, see Flex Description.
Award Dates

Grants may begin anytime after August 1, 2021.

Locations

Any appropriate institutions in two or more of the following locations in the Middle East and North Africa: Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and West Bank.

Flex Option
Yes
Flex Description

The Flex Award is designed for scholars who require multiple visits to the host region. This option allows grants to be conducted over short segments, preferably during the fall and/or spring semesters. Interested applicants should clearly indicate plans for Flex in their project statement, including a project timeline. Flex grantees may be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host-country academic community.

Flex grant parameters:

  • Minimum length of the total grant is four months and the maximum is six months;
  • Minimum length for any grant segment is one month and the maximum is three months;
  • Applicants may propose only one, one-month segment; and,
  • Grant segments may be spread over two consecutive years.

For more information, please visit the Fulbright Flex Awards page on our website.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Application Deadline
Closed
Activity
Research
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Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Number of Recipients
Up To 3
Program Staff
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-686-4000

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