Fulbright American Scholar Program

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Program Goal

Provides opportunities for American faculty members, professionals, and independent scholars to lecture and/or conduct research at universities or research institutions in Egypt.  Grant duration ranges from three to nine months.

Note: The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program to Egypt is currently suspended for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Potential applicants to the academic year 2018-2019 U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program should check periodically with the Council of International Exchange of Scholars or the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt regarding the status of the program.

Grant Types

Lecturing, Research, or Combined Lecturing/Research Grants:  Scholars in the humanities, sciences, or social sciences lecture and/or conduct research at Egyptian institutions.

Eligibility Criteria

  • U.S. citizenship at the time of application.
  • PhD degree or professional equivalent as appropriate at the time of application. For professionals and artists outside academe, recognized professional standing and substantial professional accomplishment are required.
  • College or university teaching experience at the level and in the field of the proposed lecturing activity as specified in the award description at the time of application.
  • Arabic language proficiency requirements vary according to the field of specialization and proposed project.

For details regarding the eligibility requirements of the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program, please visit http://www.ciehttps://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-programs.org/us_scholars/us_awards/Eligibility.htm

Grant Benefits

  • International travel allowance
  • Stipend
  • Maintenance
  • Furnished accommodations
  • Health benefits coverage
  • Other allowances

Interested U.S. scholars must apply directly to the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) by completing CIES’ on-line application, and providing all required supporting documents, including a project statement detailing the scholar’s proposed research and/or lecturing activities while in Egypt. For further information on the various awards available in Egypt for U.S. scholars please visit www.cies.org

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Contact Information

For further information please contact usteam@bfce.eun.eg
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