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1- Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program
2- Fulbright Egyptian Scholar Program
3- Scholar-In-Residence (SIR)

Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program


This Program brings young faculty members from Egypt to U.S. institutions for faculty development, mentoring and cultural exchange activities, including:

·         Introduction to new teaching and research methods

·         Observing classes and attending seminars

·         Developing linkages with American faculty through weekly mentoring sessions

·         On-going community engagement with university-identified host families,

      volunteers, or others in the  broader local community

·         Participation in outreach activities, including visits to historical sites and attendance at cultural events



Program Dates: 

This is a 10-week program for junior faculty members, which is held  during the Summer months.


Eligible Fields Have Previously Included:

·       Renewable Energy and Engineering (Solar, Wind, Hydro-electric, Biofuel, Geothermal): Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering as related specifically to Renewable Energy (does not include Petroleum or Nuclear energy/engineering fields)


·        Public Health: Epidemiology, Nutritional Science, Health Care Administration, Family and Community Health, Occupational Health


·      TEFL/Linguistics: TEFL, TESOL, Linguistics (does not include literature, American literature, American studies) 


Eligibility Criteria:


·      Resident and citizen of Egypt

·      U.S. citizens and holders of U.S. green cards/passports are ineligible

·      Full-time Egyptian faculty member at an Egyptian university or other

       institution of higher  learning in Egypt (must be a degree granting institution,

       offering at least a bachelor’s degree)

·      Must be residing in Egypt at the time of application 

       submission and throughout the interview and selection phases leading up to

       the date of departure

·      Minimum of MA/MS degree with at least five years of university-level

       teaching experience, or a PhD and  no more than five years of university-

       level teaching experience after having received the PhD degree

·      MA/MS degree holders currently enrolled in a doctoral program must possess

       at least three years of university-level teaching experience

·      Excellent command of English

·      Egyptian government officials are ineligible 


For additional information, please contact:





Fulbright Egyptian Scholar Program




Provides opportunities for Egyptian post-doctoral faculty members to conduct research at American institutions and for arts management professionals and academics to conduct academic research in the field of arts management. 


GRANT DURATION: three to nine months.



ELIGIBLE FIELDS:  ALL fields are eligible with the EXCEPTION of medical fields including clinical research.




·      Research Grants:  For scholars in the humanities, sciences, or social sciences to conduct academic research at American institutions.


·      Arts Management Grants:   Professionals and academics in the field of Arts

     Management and administration to conduct academic research at American






·         Egyptian citizenship; holders of U.S. green cards and/or passports are


·         Academic staff of an Egyptian university or research institute/center 

·         Professional and academic staff in the field of Arts Management,

      holding    an academic position at an Egyptian university or managerial

      or administrative position in artistic institution e.g. museum, library, arts or

      cultural center/Institute, or working/institute, etc... 

·         PH.D. for research grants

·         B.A. or B.Sc. MFA or Ph.D. for Arts Management grants

·         Excellent command of English





·         Stipend

·         Professional and excess baggage allowances

·    Dependent allowance   

·         Medical insurance


Note:  International travel is normally provided by grantee’s home institution.



AY2017-2018 PROGRAM:


·         Announcement:  April  8,2016

·         Application:

·         Guidelines   For AY2016-2017

·         Deadline:  July 14, 2016

·         Personal Interviews:  November and December, 2016


In-House Information Sessions:  April 19, May 17 and June 14, 11:00-

13:00. Attendance is by prior registration only through contacting



For additional information please contact


Scholar-In-Residence (SIR)


Sends scholars and professionals from Egypt and other countries to universities in the United States to internationalize the institutions’ campuses and curricula.  Scholars in Residence typically spend three to ten months teaching and consulting in area studies programs, in interdisciplinary programs that focus on global issues, or in courses where participation of a foreign scholar can provide a cross-cultural or international perspective.  Preference is given to institutions that infrequently host visiting scholars and that serve student populations underrepresented in international exchange programs.





·         Egyptian citizenship; holders of U.S. green cards and/or passports are ineligible.

·         English language proficiency.

·         Minimal or no prior experience living in the United States.

·         Credentials and ability to achieve the goals of the host institution.





·         International travel for grantee and dependent (when applicable).

·         Stipend

·         Medical insurance

·         Other allowances


Note:  Host institutions often offer cost-sharing benefits (e.g., salary supplement, accommodations).



AY2016-2017 PROGRAM:

·         Announcement: TBD

·         Guidelines  For AY2015-2016

·         Application: Will be available by the time of the announcement

·         Deadline:  TBD

·         Personal Interviews: TBD


For full university proposals and/or additional information please contact



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