The American Center, U.S. Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce the 2018 Fulbright Visiting Scholar awards. These awards are primarily six-to-nine month research grants, beginning in September 2018. One-to-two semester lecturing grants are also available. Lengths of grants may be adjusted based on the availability of funding.
Fulbright Visiting Scholar awards are offered to experienced Bangladeshi university faculty members and researchers at think-tanks and relevant governmental and non-governmental organizations (with ten years or more professional experience) to pursue research and possibly to lecture. We seek proposals on a wide range of topics in all disciplines with a priority in countering violent extremism, STEM education and university administration.
A few short-term three months grants will also be offered to scholars in all disciplines to conduct needs assessment and research related to institution or program development; consult with administrators and instructors of post-secondary institutions in faculty development; develop and /or assess academic curricula or educational materials.
The Fulbright program is intended for highly motivated scholars with advanced degrees (Ph.D.), or professional equivalency who propose to conduct research and/or teach in the fields of their specialization. Candidates must have excellent English language skills to function professionally in an American university setting.
Application Deadline: Thursday, November 30, 2017.