Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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Fulbright Scholar Award

Ministry of Education and Science Award

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Award Activity

The Scholar will serve as a professional consultant at the Ministry of Education and Science (MES), 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. The Scholar 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 is responsible for these functions change. The Scholar 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 MES to align its administrative functions and work routines to support the efficiency and scalability of university-based research. In addition, the Scholar will be giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities.

Scholars selected for this grant will be required to attend a mandatory Pre-Departure Orientation in late Summer 2022.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Conduct a professional and/or artistic project
Award Length
Six to ten months.
Award Dates

Dates are flexible between September 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023.


Ministry of Education and Science, Department of Higher Education in Pristina. 

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Information Sciences/Systems
Public Administration
Areas of Interest

Higher Education

Application Deadline
Activity Type
Professional Project

A Professional Project enables the participant to engage in activities in their area of expertise to enhance their professional development and the field at large. Projects may include serving as a professional consultant to the host organization, sharing expertise, visiting other organizations in their professional field, gaining practical experience, and attending public lectures. While the details vary according to the specific award, the focus of a Professional Project grant should not be research or teaching.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile

Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in a particular profession.

Number of Recipients
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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