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2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition March 28th 2pm

March 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The 2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open and accepting applications for awards in Sub-Saharan Africa. We invite you to consider applying for a Fulbright U.S. Scholar award, and also invite you to encourage your colleagues to be a part of this important international experience. Below you’ll find some ways you can get involved.

·         Consider applying to teach or research – Explore the Catalog of Awards (http://awards.cies.org) and contact us with any questions regarding specific opportunities. Highlights to Sub-Saharan Africa include:

o   Botswana: Environmental Sciences (8020-BC)

o   Senegal: All Disciplines (8049-SG)

o   Mauritius: All Disciplines (8038-MP)

o   Africa Regional Research Program: All Disciplines (8465-MC)

·         Refer your U.S. colleagues to receive information about the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. IIE/CIES will contact all referrals, providing valuable information about the award offerings and application process. You can also list your colleagues’ primary discipline or preferred country, which will allow us to tailor our guidance.

Join us for an informational webinar on Tuesday, March 28 at 2:00 p.m. We’ll share an overview of opportunities throughout the Sub-Saharan Africa region, offer a live Q&A, and welcome a program alum to speak briefly about the grantee experience.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the deadline for the 2018-19 competition is August 1, 2017. Please reach out with any questions or concerns; we’ll be glad to assist.

With best regards,

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, Sub-Saharan Africa Team

Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES)

Institute of International Education (IIE)




March 28, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm