Fulbright Faculty Development Program – Call for Applications

Fulbright Faculty Development Program – Call for Applications

The Fulbright Faculty Development Program is a non-degree, professional development program that provides promising junior university faculty with the opportunity to:

  • develop new courses and implement curriculum reform at their home institutions;
  • cultivate teaching skills and techniques based on personal observation of U.S. educational methods;
  • expand the information base in their fields of study;
  • become a vehicle for on-going contact and exchange between their home and host institutions.

Eligibility Requirements

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

  • have citizenship of the Republic of Belarus and permanent residence in the country;
  • be eligible for a U.S. J-1 visa (with 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 TOEFL test).

The program offers equal opportunities to all applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin, native language, handicap or disability.

The Fulbright Faculty Development Program offers a four-month non-degree research program in the 2013-2014 academic year. Program activities will include developing curricula, gathering resource materials, collaborating with U.S. colleagues, giving presentations, and observing courses with the permission of the host institution. The Fulbright Faculty Development Program for 2013-2014 offers scholarships in any academic field.

More information to be found at: http://minsk.usembassy.gov/ffdp2.html



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