Title of Programme: Core Fulbright Scholar Program for US Citizens, 2014/2015
Host/Provider: United Nations Department of Public Information
Fields of Study: Many fields available, see official page for details.
Level (Degree): Postgraduate- research and teaching positions
Target Applicants: Students from the USA
Eligibility/Requirements: -For academic year 2014-15, there will be no lifetime limits on Fulbright Scholar grants. In addition, there will be no required waiting period between Fulbright Scholar grants.
-U.S. citizenship – permanent residence is not sufficient.
-PhD or equivalent professional/terminal degree (including a master’s degree, depending on the field) as appropriate. Candidates outside academe (e.g., professionals, artists) with recognized professional standing and substantial professional accomplishments are also eligible, as specified in the award description.
-Recent college graduates with limited professional experience and graduate or doctoral students seeking funding to complete their degrees are ineligible for consideration under the Fulbright Scholar Program.
All teaching awards are at the post-secondary level and may vary in experience or discipline requirements, as specified in the award description.
-Foreign language proficiency as specified in the award description, or commensurate with the requirements of the proposed project. (Note: In many world areas, English is sufficient for lecturing.)
-Sound physical and mental health: selected candidates are required to submit a Medical History and Examination Report before their grants can be finalized.
-Grants shall not authorize engagement in pastoral, missionary, or other professional religious activities, or those for which a license to practice medicine or nursing is required.
-Applicants are required to disclose any prior convictions of a felony or a misdemeanor, including Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), but excluding minor traffic violations. The complete FFSB regulations can be found under 626 Ineligibility Factors.
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Official page: http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/
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