Fulbright Egyptian Scholar Program – Arts Management, Museum and Heritage Studies Grant

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Program Goal

Provides opportunities for arts and cultural management, or museum and heritage studies, professionals and academics to conduct research at U.S. Institutions.

Grant Duration: three to nine months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Egyptian citizenship; holders of U.S. green cards and/or passports are ineligible.
  • Applicants must reside in Egypt starting from the application process and throughout the selection, placement and pre-departure processes.
  • Professionals at an artistic institution, e.g. museum, library, arts, cultural center/institute, or academic faculty members at Egyptian universities in the fields of arts and cultural management, or museum and heritage studies.
  • A. or B.Sc. and/or MFA.
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Applicants have to successfully complete all the steps of the application, assessment, and selection process and successfully finalize all required procedures.
  • The following persons and their immediate family members (i.e. spouses and children) are ineligible to apply during and for a period ending one year following the termination of such employment: employees of the U.S. Department of State; local employees of the U.S. missions abroad who work for the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); employees at organizations implementing exchange programs for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the Department of State; as well as Board Members or staff of a Fulbright Commission or their families (up to fourth kin).

Note: Preference will be given to applicants without recent prior significant experience in the U.S. and/or overseas.

Required Documents: (All documents must be submitted online by no later than July 25, 2020. Please carefully read the Application Guidelines accessible via the link provided below)

  • Online Application
  • Project Statement and Bibliography
  • Copies of certificates and transcripts for all post-secondary degrees in English
  • Three recommendation letters
  • CV with clear contact information
  • Letter of support from home institution
  • Scanned copy of the original valid passport
  • Scanned copies of any previous U.S. J1 or J2 visas (if applicable)

Important: The Fulbright Egyptian Scholar Program seeks applicants that have developed a sense of personal integrity and are original thinkers. Copying someone else’s writing, whether from the Internet, from a book or from a friend is considered plagiarism. Any quoted words or sentences should include a citation. An applicant who is found to have plagiarized in any form (including unintentional or accidental plagiarism) in his or her application will be disqualified. For further information about plagiarism and citation, please click on the following link: https://fulbright-egypt.org/resources/. All content in applications must be the applicant’s original contribution and his/her own intellectual property. Having someone else write or contribute to the writing of an individual’s application, either fully or partially, does not uphold the standards of integrity expected of Fulbrighters and may result in the ineligibility of your application.

Grant Benefits

  • Stipend
  • Professional and excess baggage allowances
  • Health benefits coverage

Note:  International travel is not covered by the grant and is normally provided by the grantee’s home institution.

AY2021-2022 Program Timeline

February 12, 2020 Program Announcement
July 25, 2020 Deadline for submitting online applications
August 2020 – November 2020 Application Review
December 2020/January 2021 Personal Interviews (Only for shortlisted applicants)
February 2021 Official Nomination/Regret Letters (Applicants will be notified via email)
March/April 2021 Post-Nomination Orientation (Only for nominated applicants)
July 2021 Pre-Departure Orientation (Only for selected applicants)
August 2021 – May 2022 Departure Date (Only for grantees who successfully completed all above stages)

Apply now to the AY2021-2022 Fulbright Egyptian Scholar Program - Arts Management, Museum and Heritage Studies Grant

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Contact Information

Emailscholar@bfce.eun.eg Tel: (202) 33359717 / 33365300 / 33357978 ext. 169 or 319 Mobile: 01003380228
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