Fulbright Specialist projects are designed to provide US faculty and professionals with opportunities to collaborate with professional counterparts at Indian academic institutions on curriculum and faculty development, institutional planning and a variety of other activities.
Fulbright Specialists may engage in following activities:
Conduct needs assessments, surveys, institutional or programmatic research at Indian post-secondary, degree granting academic institutions
Take part in specialized academic programs and conferences in conjunction with other scheduled activities
Consult with administrators and instructors of Indian post-secondary, degree granting institutions on faculty development
Present lectures at graduate and undergraduate levels
Participate in or lead seminars or workshops at Indian post-secondary, degree granting academic institutions
Develop and/or assess academic curricula or educational materials at Indian post-secondary, degree granting academic institutions
Conduct teacher-training programs at the degree granting level
Note: Personal Research is not funded via the Fulbright Specialist Program.
Duration of Grant:
A Fulbright Specialist project ranges from two to six weeks. The grant period for a project is determined by the host institution and includes travel days to and from the host institution as well as weekends.
Costs for a Fulbright Specialists grant are shared by the host institution and the US Department of State.
Eligibility: US university faculty and professionals
Please visit www.cies.org for eligible disciplines, grant benefit details and application procedures.