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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards



Middle East and North Africa


Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach two graduate courses and one undergraduate course.

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 research or teaching activities‎.
Grant Length
Five or 10 months
Grant Dates

Grants should begin in September 2018 (for five or 10 month grants) or January 2019 (for five month grants only).

Grantees with September start dates are expected to arrive in Jordan for the in-country orientation program, tentatively scheduled during the first week of September 2018. Grantees with January start dates will receive a focused orientation program during their settling-in period.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Medical Sciences
Public/Global Health

Clinical nurses specializing in adult health, oncology, maternity and women's health, pediatrics, psychiatric and mental health, community health nursing, management and leadership and/or nursing informatics preferred.

Special Features

During their grant period, Fulbright U.S. Scholars in the Middle East and North Africa region may apply for a short-term regional travel grant (five to 14 days) for participation in a variety of activities including faculty and student lectures, graduate or faculty seminars, curriculum development, public lectures, panel presentations, needs assessment, conferences, or some combination thereof. Scholars who apply for the Flex award are ineligible for the Regional Travel Program.

Number of Grants
Up to 3 grants
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, including early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) not required
Application Deadline
Program Staff
415-362-6520 x200

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