Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities: Middle East & North Africa Area Studies

Dear Colleagues,

Greetings from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program! We are writing about exciting opportunities to research and teach abroad. We ask that you please share with your network and post where appropriate.

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is open and accepting applications for academic year 2020-2021!  Whether you plan to conduct independent research, teach students, or pursue a professional project, Fulbright makes a real and lasting impact. Fulbright Scholars return to their home institutions with enhanced career prospects, ideas for future collaborations, and a truly global perspective. Don’t miss out on this important opportunity to share knowledge and serve as a cultural ambassador through Fulbright. The deadline to apply to the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is September 16th, 2019. U.S. citizenship is required.

There are many options for awards focusing on Middle East & North Africa Area Studies, including the following:

Algeria: All Disciplines

Egypt: American University in Cairo

Israel: Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Jordan: All Disciplines

Qatar: All Disciplines

Tunisia: All Disciplines

Multiple Countries:

Middle East and North Africa Regional Research Program

Morocco-Spain Joint Teaching/Research Award

View a full list of our awards in the Middle East and North Africa here.

There are nearly 500 awards available in more than 125 countries. The complete list of

grant opportunities are located in the Catalog of Awards.

For more information about opportunities in the region, view our archived webinar on Fulbright U.S. Scholar Opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa, or join us for a live webinar June 19. Register below:

Virtual Advising: Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards in Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East & North Africa

June 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT

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