Applications are invited from American academics and professionals under the Fulbright Fellowship program offering them an opportunity for a grant in Turkey and visit that country’s Universities during the academic year 2012-13.
U.S. scholars and professionals in all academic fields are encouraged apply. Preferred subjects are: law, political science, economics, history, science, and arts. Discipline specific awards are available, as follows: business administration and economics, TEFL/applied linguistics, American studies or American literature, social sciences and humanities, science and technology.
There is a unique award available in Turkey, All Disciplines: Collaborative Teaching and Research, in which an American scholar and a Turkish scholar will collaborate on designing a single joint teaching or teaching/research project. The American scholar will carry out their grant activity in Turkey in collaboration with the Turkish colleague, and the Turkish scholar will carry out their grant activity in the U.S. in collaboration with the American colleague. Each applicant should apply to the Fulbright office in his/her home country.
Applications are welcome from all qualified applicants; early career applicants will be considered. For teaching awards, applicants should have at least two years of university teaching experience.
– U.S. citizenship at the time of application. Permanent resident status is not sufficient.
– A Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree (including a master’s depending on the field) as appropriate at the time of application. For professionals and artists outside academe, recognized professional standing and substantial professional accomplishments.
– 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.
– Foreign language proficiency as specified in the award description or as required for the completion of the proposed project. (Note: Except in certain world areas and countries, lecturing is in English.)
– Sound physical and mental health. Those selected for a Fulbright grant are required to submit a Medical History and Examination Report before their grants can be finalized.
– Limits apply to previous Fulbright Scholar grantees
Grants shall not authorize activity for which a license to practice medicine or nursing is required.
Last date for submitting the application is August 1, 2011
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