Applications are invited from American scholars and professionals under the Fulbright Fellowship program offering them an opportunity for three- to 10-month grant in Indonesia and visit that country’s Universities during the academic year 2012-13.
U.S. scholars and professionals in all academic fields are encouraged to apply.
As part of the U.S.-Indonesia Higher Education Partnership announced in 2010, the two nations are committed to increasing the numbers of American and Indonesian scholars teaching and conducting research in each other’s countries. By promoting people-to-people engagement through education, the Fulbright Program increases understanding, builds enduring ties between individuals and institutions and enhances the avenues for cooperation on local, regional and global issues of shared importance. The Fulbright Indonesia Research Science and Technology (FIRST) initiative is a component of the U.S.-Indonesia Higher Education Partnership and provides opportunities for U.S. scholars to teach or conduct research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
The American-Indonesian Educational Foundation (AMINEF), which is the Fulbright Commission in Indonesia, welcomes applications from junior faculty (with at least three years of teaching experience) and faculty from community colleges and four-year colleges, as well as senior scholars and retired faculty. All applicants must have a terminal degree. Awards are from five to 10 months. The first semester begins in September 2012 and the second in February 2013.
Fields of Study:
Preferred subjects are: education, economics, religious studies, science, engineering, and mathematics. However, applicants in all academic fields are encouraged to apply.
Only U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for a grant through the core U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program. As a special exception, U.S. scholars who have reached their LIFETIME LIMIT ON FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR GRANTS are eligible to apply for additional grants to Indonesia. The usual required waiting period of five years between grants has also been waived. These exemptions are valid for three years from August 1, 2010 through August 1, 2013. The American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF) assists U.S. scholars who do not have prior experience in Indonesia in finding appropriate placements at Indonesian universities
The last date for submitting the application is August 1, 2011
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