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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

8356-IS

Senior Scholar All-Disciplines Fellowship

Israel
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The United States – Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) plans to award up to eight Fellowships to senior faculty members, senior professionals, or to accomplished artists or writers for visits to Israeli institutions of higher education to be carried out during the 2018-19 academic year.  The program is open to all fields of study; scholars’ proposed activities may include research, lecturing, or a combination of lecturing and research.

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
Four months
Grant Dates

Grants can begin in the period August 15, 2018 - March 1, 2019, as agreed with host institution.

Locations

Any accredited institution of higher education. For the complete list of such institutions, click here.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
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
8
Activity
Teaching
Teaching/Research
Research
Category
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, except early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Closed
Program Staff
Phone: 
415-362-6520 x200

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