Fulbright Programs: Call for Applications to American Scholarship Programs Now Opened

Within the Fulbright Program in Ukraine, the Institute of International Education offers Ukrainian students, graduates, scientists and faculty to use the opportunity to receive the Fulbright scholarships for studying, doing internships and research in the academic year of 2020/2023.

Fulbright Programs: Call for Applications to American Scholarship Programs Now Opened

The application call for Ukrainian students, researchers, scientists and faculty in 2022/2023 to take part in American scholarship programs is now opened - everyone interested can apply.

Established in 1946, the Fulbright Program is the oldest and most prestigious international program for exchange of scholars and students funded by the United States government. Today it supports academic exchanges with 155 countries of the world. The program representatives hold online presentations to describe the advantages of studying, doing internships or teaching at an American university.

Last year, Advisor of Education USA Ukraine Nellie Petlick held a meeting with students and faculty of National University "Yuri Kondratyuk Poltava Polytechnic" and presented the peculiarities of entering and studying at the universities of the USA.

The Fulbright Programs offer wide opportunities for senior undergraduate students, graduates of Ukrainian higher education institutions, young scientists and specialists of humanities and social sciences.

Choose the program and build your professional, scientific and research career. Every program is built for certain candidates. In particular, there are programs for graduate studies, doing research at American research centers and universities, internships for teachers and faculty.

  • FOR GRADUATING SENIORS, GRADUATE STUDENTS AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS. The Fulbright Graduate Student Program provides an opportunity for graduate students to combine study and independent research in a variety of ways: to earn a Master degree; to take advanced courses; to practice teaching through an assistantship in a university; research outside a degree program allows a student to specialize in a particular area; to re-qualify in a different area; or to broaden an academic perspective. Application deadline is May, 16 every year.
  • FOR JUNIOR FACULTY AND RESEARCHERS. The Fulbright Research and Development Program provides opportunities for scholars and professionals to conduct research, engage in course and curriculum development. The FRDP Program targets teaching faculty and scholars under the age of 40 who are either teaching at institutions of higher learning or are affiliated with academic, research, or cultural institutions, including libraries and museums, or with NGOs. Application deadline is November, 1 every year.
  • The Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program (FLTA) provides young teachers of Ukrainian language, recent graduates or young professionals in related fields (Ukrainian Literature, Translation Studies, Communications, Journalism, American Studies, Teaching English as a Foreign Language) the opportunity to refine their teaching skills and broaden their knowledge of American cultures and customs while strengthening the instruction of foreign languages at colleges and universities in the United States, to assist in language instruction, and to serve as cultural ambassadors on campus. Application deadline is June, 1 every year.
  • FOR THOSE WHO HOLD “KANDYDAT NAUK” AND “DOKTOR NAUK” DEGREES, RESEARCHERS AND PROFESSIONALS OUTSIDE ACADEMIA. The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program offers research opportunities at U.S. universities and research institutions for scholars, researchers and other professionals for a period from 3 to 9 months. Academic candidates must have a post-graduate academic degree (Kandydat Nauk, PhD, PhD in Arts, Doctor Nauk). Professionals and artists outside academia may be exempt from the requirements to have a third level qualification if they have 7 or more years of professional qualifications and/or experience, recognized professional standing and substantial accomplishments. Application deadline is October, 15 every year.
  • FOR FACULTY AND PROFESSIONALS IN THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES. The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program brings visiting scholars and professionals from abroad to lecture at U.S. colleges and universities for one semester or one academic year. In addition to teaching courses, scholars give campus-wide and community lectures, help initiate international programs and contribute to curriculum development. The program is especially appropriate for small liberal arts colleges, minority-serving institutions, and community colleges in the U.S., many of which do not often have the opportunity to host visiting scholars.
  • FOR UKRAINIAN ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING AND RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS WHO WISH TO HOST U.S. SPECIALISTS The Fulbright Specialist Program Ukrainian educational and research institutions can invite U.S. faculty and professionals to collaborate with their counterparts on curriculum and faculty development; institutional planning; participation in conferences, seminars, and workshops; and intensive teaching activities with students and faculty. The program awards grants ranging from 2 to 6 weeks. Application deadline is three to four months before the specialist’s planned arrival date.

If you have any questions or want to get a more detailed explanation of the Fulbright scholarship programs, please contact Assistant of Fulbright Programs at Institute of International Education, Ms. Olena Iliasevych: +380 (044) 2870777, +380 (097) 6672715 e-mail: oilliasevych@iie.org.

If you have any questions on how to apply and take part in the programs, please contact the International Relations Office (room 211, Central building) by e-mail: interoffice@nupp.edu.ua.

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