Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12354-EG
Fulbright Scholar Award

Sciences

Egypt
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Award Activity

Conduct research, teach for approximately 12 hours weekly or teach for approximately six hours weekly and conduct research. Conduct assessment of research and academic needs and conduct teacher training for faculty. Possibly participate in or lead seminars and workshops.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • 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
Three to nine months
Award Dates

Grants must begin after September 1, 2022. Academic year-long grants should start in September 2022. Grant dates must comply with the host institution's academic calendar. 

 

Locations

Any appropriate university or research institution. Applicant should indicate a preferred host institution.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Agriculture
Architecture
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Geology
Information Sciences/Systems
Materials Sciences
Mathematics
Medical Sciences
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition
Pharmacology
Physics
Public Health
Urban Planning
Veterinary Medicine
Areas of Interest

Scientific research development is a priority field for Egypt.

Preferred science disciplines include, but are not limited to: renewable energy, computer science, artificial intelligence and information technology, biotechnology, engineering, public health, nursing, pharmacy, chemistry, biology, dental health, botany and agriculture, bioinformatics, physics, zoology, geology, environmental sciences and nutrition.

Special Features

This award exclusively offers an allowance for specialized materials purchase. Please refer to the Special Award Benefits section for details. 

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. 

 

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
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.

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) 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.

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
Approximately 3
Program Staff
Jaclyn Assarian
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7700

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More information about teaching and/or research proposals available ...