Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) Program in USA

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) Program in USA

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The Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) Fellowship Program stands as a beacon for academic enrichment, providing invaluable opportunities for faculty members of colleges and universities in the United States.

This esteemed program is designed to nurture and enhance scholars’ expertise in area studies and foreign languages through immersive research experiences spanning three to 12 months in countries abroad.

Application Deadline: April 16, 2024
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Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Institutions of higher education in the United States
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Any subject offered by the university
  • Admissible Criteria: To qualify, applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Citizenship, nationality, or permanent residency in the United States.
  • Employment at an institution of higher education.
  • Engagement in relevant teaching for the two years prior.
  • Proposal for research pertinent to their foreign language or area studies specialization (excluding dissertation research).
  • Proficiency in the foreign language necessary for the research project.

Offered Benefits

The Fulbright-Hays FRA Fellowship Program covers a spectrum of expenses including:

  • Travel expenses to and from the research destination.
  • Maintenance stipend to supplement academic year salary.
  • Allowance for research-related expenses overseas, covering various needs such as books, copying, tuition and affiliation fees, local travel, and other incidental expenses.

Application Process

Faculty members interested in applying for the Fulbright-Hays FRA Fellowship Program are encouraged to engage with the application process through the Office of International Affairs. Contact Fulbright-Hays Project Director Joanna Kukielka-Blaser ( ) to express interest and obtain guidance on the application process.

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