Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12388-TI
Fulbright Scholar Award

Multiple Disciplines

Tajikistan
South and Central Asia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Grantees in the teaching category will teach classes at the undergraduate or graduate level. Grantees in the teaching/research category will spend 80 percent of their time teaching undergraduate or graduate students, while 20 percent of their time will be spent on research in their specialization. There will be an opportunity for several guest lectures at other universities.

Scholars selected for this award can choose to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Four to nine months
Award Dates

Grants may begin after September 1, 2022. Grants must be completed by July 31, 2023.

Locations

- University of Central Asia (all subjects, in particular, earth science and environmental studies) - www.ucentralasia.org;

- Technological University of Tajikistan (economics and information technology) - www.tut.tj;

- Tajik State University of Commerce Dushanbe (business, marketing, economics and tourism hospitality) - www.tguk.tj;

- Institute of Economy and Trade of Tajik State University of Commerce in Khujand (business, marketing, economics and tourism hospitality);

- Tajik State Institute of Foreign Languages (English Language Faculty) - +992 37 2329515;

- Khujand State University (English Language Faculty) - www.hgu.tj;

- Khorog State University (English Language Faculty) - +992 93 559 8455;

- National University of Tajikistan (English Language Department, journalism, and international relations) - www.tnu.tj;

- Kulob State University (English Language Faculty and international relations) - +992 3322 23506;

- Bokhtar State University (English Language Faculty) - +992 93 311 0005;

- Pedagogical Institute of Panjakent (English Language Faculty) - www.dotpanj.tj; +992 34 755 4050;

- Pedagogical Institute of Gharm (English Language Faculty) - +992 93 314 0168;

- Tajik State Medical University (medical sciences) - www.tajmedun.tj 

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Agriculture
Arts
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Computer Science
Economics
Education
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Gender Studies
Geology
History, non- U.S.
Information Sciences/Systems
International Relations
Journalism
Law
Literature, non- U.S.
Marketing
Materials Sciences
Medical Sciences
Physics
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Social Work
Sociology
TEFL
Tourism
Urban Planning
Special Features

South and Central Asia Fulbright Regional Travel Grant

During their grant period, Fulbright Scholars in the South and Central Asia (SCA) region may apply for a regional travel grant to engage in a variety of activities at academic institutions or non-profit organizations in eligible SCA countries (India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Nepal, Republic of the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan).  Activities that U.S Scholars may engage in include: faculty and student lectures, graduate or faculty seminars, conferences, curriculum development, public lectures, panel presentations, needs assessment, or some combination thereof. Scholars in the arts may be invited to give master classes or recitals, participate in exhibitions or workshops, or consult with cultural institutions. Activities may not include research. This grant will cover travel to and from the destination and lodging may be offered by the hosting institution. Scholars may only apply for this grant once in country on their Fulbright grant. As funds are limited, Scholars are limited to one such travel grant.

Before traveling to another country on a Regional Travel Grant, it is important to confirm trip details with the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section or Fulbright Commission in that country.

Please note: The 2022-23 Fulbright Regional Travel Program will be dependent on global travel conditions. More information will be provided prior to grant departure.  

South and Central Asia Fulbright Midyear Conference

With funding provided by the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the U.S.-India Educational Foundation (the Fulbright Commission in India) invites eligible Fulbright Scholars in the South and Central Asia region to attend the annual South and Central Asia Fulbright Midyear Conference in India (usually held in February or March). The conference is an opportunity for current Fulbright U.S. Scholars who are on their Fulbright grants in the SCA region at the time of the conference to gather to discuss each other’s work and educational exchange issues and to invite suggestions for the future development and enhancement of the Fulbright Program. Financial assistance to attend the conference is provided as an additional Fulbright grant benefit.

Please note: The 2022-23 South and Central Asia Fulbright Midyear Conference will be dependent on global travel conditions. More information will be provided prior to grant departure.  

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Teaching
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Teaching includes classroom teaching, as well as giving guest lectures, workshops, and seminars, and engaging in other related activities. Classroom teaching is typically at the undergraduate and graduate level, and courses may be designed by the scholar or prescribed by the host institution and may be taught or co-taught by the scholar. The teaching load varies by award, as well as the host institution. Scholars may also consult on building research capacity, advise graduate students, and assist with thesis advising.

Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

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

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Up To 2
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753

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