- Applicants must be citizens of the country from which they apply or permanent residents qualified to hold a valid passport issued by that country.
- Applicants must not have received a Fulbright grant for study, teaching, or research in the U.S. within the last five years.
- Preference will be given to individuals who have had no experience or only limited experience in the United States.
- Proposals involving doctoral dissertation research, post-doctoral research immediately following completion of a doctoral degree, or general professional travel, are ineligible.
- Proposals for clinical medical research involving physician training, patient care and contact cannot be approved under the Fulbright Program.
- Applicants must have sufficient English proficiency to carry out their research projects and collaborate effectively with colleagues. TOEFL exams are not required, but Posts may choose to institute local English language testing, if necessary, to evaluate applicants’ language skills.
- Applicants must be in good health. Successful candidates will be asked to submit a Medical History and Examination Report.
- Scholars who were unsuccessful in previous competitions may re-apply. Repeat applicants should revise their proposals, update curriculum vitae, and obtain current letters of reference.
- Scholars must indicate the type of grant for which they are applying (research or program and curriculum development.
- Letters of invitation or identification of potential host colleagues or institutions may be part of an application but are not required. Applicants are discouraged from requesting affiliation with an alma mater. Applicants unfamiliar with U.S. institutions and scholars may rely on CIES to recommend suitable placements.
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