Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2020-21

Deadline: September 17, 2019

Teach undergraduate courses in human resource management, management, auditing, international accounting and theory, management accounting or finance. Conduct research in area of specialization. Other activities scholars may engage in include: participating in seminars, workshops, or specialized academic programs and conferences; conducting needs assessments, surveys or institutional or programmatic research; consulting with relevant stakeholders for faculty development;

Assessing feasibility of establishing an MBA program and contributing to curriculum for program; reviewing existing undergraduate program to structure the current five-year degree program into a four-year program; identifying relevant areas of links with other professional institutions and relevant business stakeholders; and advising on the management of the small business development center.

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 activities‎.

Benefits

  • Researcher Monthly Stipend – $4,970-$5,870
  • Teaching or Teaching/Research Award (Assistant Professor or Below) Monthly Stipend – $5,740-$6,640
  • Teaching or Teaching/Research Award (Associate or Full Professor) Monthly Stipend – $5,960-$6,860
  • Estimated Travel and Relocation Allowance – Round-trip, economy-class, international travel arranged by travel agent selected by CIES, for scholar and up to two accompanying dependents. A $2,800 allowance will be provided to cover the costs associated with relocation and excess baggage.
  • Estimated Book and Research Allowance – $1,000 books and educational materials allowance; should be donated to the host institution (or other entity) upon grantee’s departure. (For Teaching and Teaching/Research awards only.)
  • Dependent Tuition Allowance – Up to $12,500 per child or $25,000 per family for accompanying dependents in grades K-12 is reimbursed for a full academic year, upon submission of receipts, and depending on funding availability. The amount may be adjusted for shorter grant periods. Reimbursement is based on the actual cost of tuition and fees only.
  • Special Award Benefits – When university housing is provided to Fulbright Scholars, grantees will receive a supplemental housing allowance for refurbishments, utilities, and other miscellaneous expenses that arise. The full housing allowance will not be provided to grantees if they elect to decline on-campus or university housing.

Eligibility

  • Open to academics and appropriately qualified professionals outside of academia
  • Scholars with a Ph.D. and at least five years of postdoctoral university or college teaching experience are preferred. However, scholars with a master’s degree in related field would be accepted.
  • Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for a grant through the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program. If you are not a citizen of the United States, and would like to apply for a grant to visit the U.S., please visit the Visiting Fulbright Scholar Program. If you are a recent college graduate, or graduate student or doctoral candidate with limited professional experience, please visit the Fulbright Student Program.

Application

Required for all applicants

For more information, visit Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program .

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