Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Azerbaijani Students, 2016-2017

Applications are invited for Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program from Azerbaijani Students for 2016-2017 academic year. It provides grants to conduct postdoctoral research at U.S. institutions from an academic semester (4 months) to a full academic year (9 months). Researchers, university lecturers and experts from academic institutions, government and non-government structures who wish to conduct post-doctoral research, lecture, or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States are eligible to participate in this program.

Study Subject(s): Grants are awarded in the following fields of studies: Agriculture, American Studies, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Psychology, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Film Studies, History, Information Sciences, Journalism, Law, Library Science, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Physics, Political Science, Public Administration, Public/Global Health, Social Work, Sociology, and Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Theater and Urban Planning.
Course Level:
This is a 4 to 9 months visiting scholars program to conduct postdoctoral research at U.S. institutions.
Scholarship Provider:
The US Department of State
Scholarship can be taken at:
USA

Eligibility: Researchers, university lecturers and experts from academic institutions, government and non-government structures who wish to conduct post-doctoral research, lecture, or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States are eligible to participate in this program. The interested candidates also must:
– be citizens of Azerbaijan
-hold a Ph.D. in the field of research/lecturing
-be proficient in oral and written English
-receive a satisfactory medical clearance.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Citizens of Azerbaijan are eligible to apply for this Fulbright visiting scholar program.

Scholarship Description: The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program is a non-degree, post-doctoral award program for junior and senior researchers, university lecturers and experts from academic institutions who wish to conduct post-doctoral research, lecture, or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States. It provides grants to approximately 850 foreign scholars from over 100 countries to conduct post-doctoral research at U.S. institutions from an academic semester (4 months) to a full academic year (9 months). The selection of candidates for the Fulbright Visiting Scholars Program is carried out by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy based on an open competition.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Grants are awarded to conduct post-doctoral research at U.S. institutions from an academic semester (4 months) to a full academic year (9 months).

What does it cover? The program is fully sponsored by the US Department of State and provides the following items during the grant period:
-International airfare cost for return ticket;
-Monthly stipend for the whole grant period;
-Professional allowance;
-Settling-in allowance;
-Accompanying dependent monthly allowance;
-Health insurance.

Selection Criteria: The selection of candidates for the Fulbright Visiting Scholars Program is carried out by the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy based on an open competition.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Interested applicants who meet the criteria as outlined above should complete an online application. Online application should includes the following:
-Detailed project statement of proposed activity for research/lecturing in the U.S.
-Detailed Curriculum Vitae (resume)
-Three (3) Letters of Reference
-Letter of invitation from a preferred U.S. host Institution (if available)
-Copy of Doctoral Degree
-Copy of passport.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 1, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

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