20.09.2022
International relations office
Section: Announcements
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Fulbright Visiting Scholars Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy in Baku is pleased to announce the annual Fulbright Visiting Scholars Fellowship for the 2023-2024 academic years.

I. The Fulbright Faculty Development Program model is designed for junior faculty, currently teaching in their home country. The goal of the program model is to introduce participants to best practices and theoretical approaches to curriculum development in the U.S. and provide them with concrete strategies on how to develop a curriculum for a course, including an overview of academic and research resources. The Faculty Development program is structured as a 5-month grant, beginning in the middle of August, and ending in the middle of January.

To qualify for the Fulbright Faculty Development Program, an applicant must:

  • have citizenship of the Republic of Azerbaijan and/or be a permanent resident qualified to hold a valid Azerbaijani passport;
  • be eligible for a J-1 visa (with a two-year home-country residence requirement);
  • hold a university degree;
  • be currently teaching at an institution of higher education
  • have at least two years of teaching experience at an institution of higher education by the time of application
  • demonstrate proficiency in oral and written English (selected finalists will be required to take the TOEFL test)

Candidates should have little or no prior experience in the United States!

Application deadline: October 13, 2022.

For further information, you can check our website: https://az.usembassy.gov/fulbright-faculty-development-program/

II.The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program (FVSP) 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. The length of proposed lecture/research projects should not exceed 6 months and be less than 3 months.

Who can apply?

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.

To qualify for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program, interested candidates also must:

  • be citizens of Azerbaijan or permanent residents qualified to hold a valid Azerbaijani passport;
  • Currently work and reside in Azerbaijan
  • hold a Ph.D. in the following fields or complete a Ph.D. degree before summer 2022
  • be proficient in oral and written English
  • receive a satisfactory medical clearance

Candidates should have little or no prior experience in the United States!

Application deadline: October 31, 2022.

For further information, visit: https://az.usembassy.gov/fulbright-visiting-scholar-program/