Full Bright Scholars

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars announces Fulbright Scholar Program awards in countries of North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia during the 2007-08 academic year, open to college and university faculty and advanced professionals. The program seeks qualified candidates to contribute to educational development in countries worldwide. We value the experience and expertise of former Peace Corps Volunteers who wish to participate in another great international program, the Fulbright Program.

* More than 100 awards for teaching, research or a combination of teaching and research

in any academic or professional discipline

* Awards available in 21 countries

* Award duration of from 3 to 10 months, depending on country and activity

* Applicants may propose projects and determine a host institution affiliation in most

cases. Some awards specify a particular discipline and host institution.

* A multi-country research program provides support for projects to be carried out in two

or more countries of North Africa, the Middle East, and Central or South Asia.

* Foreign language proficiency is needed for most research awards; lecturing awards

are generally in English.

* Applicants must be U.S. citizens, have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree or

professional credentials, and have a record of college or university lecturing, advanced

research and publication.

* Award benefits range from $2500 to $5010 per month, depending on country and

number of accompanying dependents, plus air travel, baggage and settling-in allowances. An educational materials allowance is provided for scholars who teach and a research allowance of $2000 for full-time researchers.

Application deadline — August 1, 2006If any of the countries in the Middle East, South Asia, or Africa, click here or contact:

Gary Garrison (PC Tunisia) Asst. Director, Asia/Middle East

Council for International Exchange of Scholars

3007 Tilden Street, N.W. – Suite 5L; Washington, D.C. 20008

Phone: 202-686-4019

Email: ggarrison@cies.iie.org