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2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar Program for Albanians in USA

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The Embassy of the United States of America is inviting applications for the 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar Program. The program is open for professors and Doctoral or PhD candidates from Albania to conduct research and/or lecture at a university in the USA. The Fulbright scholar program provides tuition, monthly maintenance allowance, a book and supplies allowance, and round trip international travel to the host institution for three to six months.

About Scholarship: The Embassy of the United States of America is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar Program.  The Fulbright Scholar Program allows professors and Doctoral or PhD candidates to conduct research and/or lecture at a university in the United States.  Fellowships are awarded competitively to candidates who best demonstrate a commitment to service in public and/or private sectors and the potential to positively impact the future of Albania.

Study: The scholarship is offered in the following disciplines: Agriculture, Dance, Mathematics, American History, Economics, Medical Sciences, American Literature, Education, Music, American Studies, Engineering, Philosophy, Anthropology, Environmental Sciences, Physics/Astronomy, Archaeology, Film Studies, Political Science, Architecture, Geography, Psychology, Art, Geology, Public Administration, Art History, History (non-U.S.), Public/Global Health, Biological Sciences, Information Sciences, Religious Studies, Business Administration, Journalism, Social Work, Chemistry, Language/Literature, Law, Communications, Sociology, Theater, TEFL/Applied Linguistics, Computer Science, Library Science, Creative Writing, Linguistics and Urban Planning.

Course Level: The Fulbright Scholar Program allows professors and Doctoral or PhD candidates to conduct research and/or lecture at a university in the United States.

 

Scholarship By: The Embassy of the United States of America

Location: USA

Eligibility:

-Doctoral Degree or Ph.D. candidates;

-Minimum of five years of teaching/research experience at an Albanian university

-Proficiency in English appropriate to the proposed research project to be carried out in the United States (minimum of 550 paper based TOEFL score)

-Demonstrated leadership and research skills, and a potential for advancement in their profession;

-Albanian citizenship and employment

-Age limit: 55

Scholarship Open for: The students of Albania can apply

Duration: Fellowships are generally awarded for three to six months at a university in the United States.  Family members may be eligible to accompany scholars on a case by case basis.  Scholars are required to return to Albania for at least two (2) years at the conclusion of their fellowship.

 

Value: The Fulbright Fellowship provides tuition, monthly maintenance allowance, a book and supplies allowance, and round trip international travel to the host institution. The Fulbright Grant is not renewable.

 

Apply: Application forms for the Fulbright Scholar Fellowship are must be filled out electronically online at website. A complete application includes:

Application form

Detailed statement of proposed activity

Detailed curriculum vitae

Three references

Xeroxed copy of passport

Translated and xeroxed copy of diplomas (university, Master’s and Doctoral degree)

Other certificates received

Letter from employer confirming employment

Letters of invitation or appointment from U.S. institutions (optional).

Please be advised that after you submit the application on line, you should print out a copy and mail it with all the additional documents to the given address, postmarked no later than May 25, 2013. 

Deadline: Completed applications must be received in the system no later than 5:00 pm on May 25, 2013.

Further Information: http://tirana.usembassy.gov/fullbright_scolar07.html

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