The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program: It assists U.S. higher education / research institutions in expanding programs of academic international exchange. It supports non-U.S. candidates through grants for teaching at institutions that require a strong international component benefiting both the U.S. institution and the selected scholar.
SIR – Scholar-in-Residence Fulbright Program: For few Fulbright programs serves institutions, S-I-R gives preference to the following:
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities,
- Tribal Colleges and Universities,
- Hispanic-serving institutions,
- Community colleges,
- Small, liberal arts institutions,
- AANAPISI and American Indian and Alaskan Native
- Asian-American and Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions
- AIANSIs and Predominantly Black Institutions- PBIs.
There are many opportunities for other institutions to partner with the preference organizations.
Eligibility: Any accredited U.S. institution of higher learning, although preference is given to Minority Serving Institutions or small liberal arts colleges and other community colleges
Financial Support: Grant benefits for the Fulbright S-I-R scholarship include:
- Roundtrip international air travel,
- Monthly stipend,
- Allowance for up to 2 dependents,
- Initial settling in and professional allowances.
Host institutions are encouraged to provide some cost-sharing, such as a supplement salary for the candidate or in-kind support, such other expenses like, housing, meals and /or travel.
Grant Duration period: A semester to full academic year.
|Subject areas||All disciplines covered by the mentioned instituions|
|Salary||As per university regulations|
|Deadline||1st November 2019|
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