U.S. Scholar Program at Council for International Exchange of Scholars

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U.S. Scholar Program at Council for International Exchange of Scholars

The Council for International Exchange of Scholars org is offer U.S. Scholar Program. The program is open for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. Grant profits vary from country and type of award.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • U.S. citizenship – permanent residence is not sufficient. If you are not a citizen of the United States, and would like to apply for a grant to visit the U.S., please visit the Visiting Fulbright Scholar Program.
  • Recipients of a Fulbright Scholar grant are eligible to apply for another Fulbright Scholar grant two years after the date of completion of the previous grant.
  • Recent college graduates with limited professional experience are ineligible for consideration under the Fulbright Scholar Program.
  • Sound physical and mental health: selected candidates are required to submit a Medical History and Examination Report before their grants can be finalized.

How to Apply & Competition Rules

Rules:

  • Applicants who have resided abroad for five or more consecutive years in the six-year period preceding the date of application are ineligible.
  • Grants shall not authorize engagement in pastoral, missionary, or other professional religious activities.
  • Grants shall not authorize engagement in activities for which a license to practice medicine or nursing is required.
  • Applicants are required to disclose any prior convictions of a felony or a misdemeanor, including Driving under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), but excluding minor traffic violations. Applicants must promptly notify IIE in writing if they are arrested for, indicted for, charged with or convicted of a felony or misdemeanor (excluding minor traffic violations) after submitting the application․
  • Graduate or doctoral students seeking funding to complete their degrees are ineligible for consideration under the Fulbright Scholar Program.
  • Employees and their immediate families (i.e. spouses and dependent children) of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development and of public or private organizations under contract to the U.S. Department of State are ineligible to apply for a Fulbright grant until one year after termination of such employment.

Benefits:

  • Fulbright grants are set to cover the cost of traveling and living in the country for grants and accompanying dependents.

Application Deadline:

  • The applicants must be submitting their scholarship applications before the deadline date of September 16, 2019.

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