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Fulbright Senior Specialist Program

Fulbright Senior Specialist Program

Updated: May 8, 2010 by American Center

Upon approval of a request from a degree granting academic institution outside the U.S., a senior U.S. scholar or professional will be available at the inviting institution for a period of two to six weeks. Possible activities include:

  • Conducting needs assessments, surveys, institutional or programmatic research
  • Taking part in specialized academic programs and conferences
  • Consulting with administrators and instructors of post-secondary, degree granting academic institutions on faculty development
  • Presenting lectures at graduate and undergraduate levels
  • Participating in or leading seminars or workshops at overseas academic institutions
  • Developing academic curricula or educational materials
  • Conducting teacher-training programs at the degree granting level

SUBJECT FIELDS INCLUDE:

  • Agriculture
  • American (U.S.) Studies
    African-American, native American studies, art history, communications, dance, drama, film, history, literature, music, popular culture, religion, theater, women's studies & gender studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Linguistics/TEFL
  • Archaeology
  • Business Administration
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public / Global Health
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Urban Planning

COST:

Cost of the Fulbright Senior Specialist Program will be shared by the local host institution and the Fulbright Program. The Fulbright Program office in Washington will provide international travel for the scholar, as well as a $200 per day honorarium. The host institution is responsible for the cost of housing, meals and any necessary, program related, in-country transportation. In-country costs may be supplied b the host institution as in-kind services and/or monies paid directly to the grantee. Note that in-country transportation refers to transportation once the Specialist has arrived in the city of the activity, and not to flights taken as part of the international travel.

APPLICATION:

Contact the AIT American Cultural Center to obtain an application form.

AIT American Cultural Center,
Suite 2101, 21F, No. 333 Keelung Road, Section 1, Taipei, 110 Taiwan
台北市基隆路一段 333 號 21 樓 2101 室.

Tel: (02) 2723-3959
Fax: (02) 2725-2644
E-mail: application@mail.ait.org.tw

COMPLETE PROGRAM DETAILS are available on the CIES website: http://www.cies.org/specialists/Developing_a_Project/


DEADLINE:

Requests must be submitted at least 3 months prior to proposed project start date.

To submit an application or to request more program details, all interested scholars are welcome to contact the American Cultural Center. 

Application Contact Details

  • Please Contact the AIT American Center to obtain an application form.

    AIT American Center,
    Suite 2101, 21F, No. 333 Keelung Road, Section 1, Taipei, 110 Taiwan
    台北市基隆路一段 333 號 21 樓 2101 室.

    Tel: (02) 2723-3959
    Fax: (02) 2725-2644
    E-mail: application@mail.ait.org.tw