Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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11442-GY

STEM and Agriculture

Guyana
Western Hemisphere

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach courses at the associate, undergraduate or graduate level under the teaching option, or teach and conduct collaborative or independent research. For teaching/research projects, candidates should plan a 50/50 ratio of teaching to research. Thesis advising or assistance with curriculum development may also be requested, depending upon the scholar's area of expertise.

Grant Length
Four months
Grant Dates

Grants may begin in August 2021 or January 2022.

All Scholars to Guyana are required to attend a pre-departure orientation, which typically takes place in late June, prior to beginning their Fulbright grant. 

Locations

Scholars may only affiliate with the University of Guyana, Turkeyen or Berbice Campus, Guyana.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Agriculture
Computer Science
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Information Sciences/Systems
Mathematics
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry: soil science, biometrics, forest protection, forest management, geographic information systems, geoinfomatics.

Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences: environmental management, conservation biology, sustainable utilization of biodiversity, and environmental technology.

Faculty of Engineering and Technology: geographic information systems, petroleum geology.

Special Features

The University of Guyana will integrate the scholar into the university and faculty and will provide an office space for the scholar.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Teaching
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Postdoctoral
Number of Grants
Approximately 1
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753
Email: 

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