Fulbright Schuman Program (EU to USA)

FulbrightsThe Fulbright Schuman Program awards scholarships to European citizens for research in the United States, with a focus on EU affairs/policy or the US-EU transatlantic agenda. Deadline: 1 December 2021.

The Fulbright Schuman Program is administered by the Fulbright Commission in Belgium and is jointly financed by the U.S. Department of State and the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission. Grants can be awarded to candidates from any of the 27 EU member states for a period up to one academic year (9 months) and are open to all academic fields, however, the topic of research must have a strong EU component. Awards are available to conduct research, or lecture on a topic that is relevant to US-EU relations, EU affairs/policy, or EU institutions and shows relevancy to at least two EU member states. Projects that do not meet this requirement should be submitted through the local Fulbright Program in the applicant’s country of citizenship. Candidates must arrange their own placement at an accredited university or a non-profit research institution.

There are grants for predoctoral research, postdoctoral research, international educators, and innovation.

Fulbright Japan: Educational & Cultural Exchange (Japan)

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Executive Director, Japan-United States Educational Commission (JUSEC) including Fulbright Japan, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: 31 August 2021.

The Japan-United States Educational Commission (JUSEC) invites applications from experienced American and Japanese citizens for the position of Executive Director. In addition to the Fulbright Program, JUSEC administers other exchange activities which align with its core mission to further educational and cultural exchange between Japan and the United States. Its headquarters are located in Tokyo. The Executive Director will be expected to work closely with relevant government departments and agencies in Japan and the United States. Requirements include a strong American and/or Japanese academic background; thorough understanding of American and Japanese societies, including educational systems; managerial experience in an academic, philanthropic, or cultural exchange organization; strong communication skills in English and Japanese; outstanding personal qualities; and the ability to collaborate effectively in an intercultural environment. The position’s entrustment contract is for a 2-year term commencing on or about January 1, 2022, with the possibility of renewal(s), subject to satisfactory work performance.

Fulbright Opportunities

FulbrightsFulbright has announced open awards competitions for both US scholars to travel abroad, and international scholars to travel to the US. Deadlines vary by program.

Awards Competitions Now Open

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program and Fulbright U.S Student Program are accepting applications for 2022-23. Application deadlines are in the fall.
New Scholar awards include the Fulbright Future Scholarship (funded by The Kinghorn Foundation) to Australia, the Fulbright- Kalam Climate Fellowship to India, Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Awards, Interdisciplinary Network to Brazil.

Student awards include the Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship, the Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships In Public Health, and the English Teaching Assistant Programs.

Host a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence

The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program is accepting applications from U.S. institution of higher education to host a scholar from outside of the United States for a semester or full academic year to teach courses, assist in curriculum development, guest lecture, develop study abroad/exchange partnerships and engage with the campus and the local community. Interested campuses should complete the S-I-R Host Interest Survey by May 15, 2021. The program application deadline is October 15, 2021. Contact SIR@iie.org for more information.

Fulbright in the Classroom

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Call for Volunteers and Grant Applicants, Fulbright in the Classroom, Department of State, Washington, DC. Deadline: May 1, 2021.

For those who have been affiliated with the Fulbright Program, there is an opportunity to promote international understanding by sharing your Fulbright experiences with K-through-College students through Fulbright in the Classroom. All Fulbrighters are welcome to participate, especially recently returning students and ETAs, and visiting grantees. By participating in Fulbright in the Classroom, you can bring a personal perspective on the country you visited or share information about your home country. Please note that you must be a member of the Fulbright Association to participate in FIC or to apply for the grant.

You may participate as (1) a volunteer in your own area, and/or (2) apply for a $750 Fulbright Classroom Grant to reach out digitally to under-represented communities nationwide. Fulbright in the Classroom is primarily an education outreach program, but it will also raise the profile of the Fulbright Program. The goal is to benefit especially communities who are not fully represented in the Program by inspiring future applicants. There is a webinar on March 18 to learn more about the grant and its application.

NOTE: Fulbrighters are also invited to participate in the 75th Anniversary classroom program administered by the State Department (only for the year 2021). Click here to register.

Jiangsu China job ad

Jiangsu Education Services for International Exchange (JESIE) invites applicants for a full-time temporary teaching appointment beginning February 18 – June 21, 2013. The teaching appointment will be located in the beautiful Jiangsu Province, China. Candidates should have a Master’s in Communication and be qualified to teach three undergraduate level courses: Introduction to Sociology, Human Communication, and Media and American Culture to post-high school students. Applicants should submit a CV that includes teaching experience; one document containing all unofficial transcripts of all graduate work; a list of three references including the name, title, employer, complete contact information, and relationship with the applicant for each reference; and a cover letter that describes your fit for the position and teaching effectiveness. Salary Package Includes: CNY 8,000 per month (after tax), housing accommodation provided, airfare allowance of CNY 9,000, four weeks paid holidays for a six month contract and medical insurance. If you have questions about this opportunity, please contact Bridget DeClue at 314.977.3926 or bdeclue1 AT slu.edu.

About JESIE: Jiangsu Education Services for International Exchange (JESIE), a branch of Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education, is responsible for providing the support and services for international educational exchanges between bureau of cities and counties, school, teachers, students and parents in Jiangsu province. JESIE has several subordinate units including the Jiangsu Education International Travel Agency Branch, Jiangsu International Language Training Centre, Jiangsu Education International Consulting Limited Incorporation, Jiangsu College for International Education, Suman Education International (in Manchester, UK), Suao Educational Center (in Brisbane, Australia) and Suon Education Center (in Toronto, Canada). JESIE and its subordinate agents were one of the first groups of intermediary organizations that acquired the qualification to provide consultation services for self-funded students’ studying abroad, which is registered by National Ministry of Education; it had the qualification for entry and exit services for individuals, registered by National Ministry of Public Security; furthermore, it gained the qualification to recruit and recommend the foreign teachers, accredited by State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs; it also possessed the Non-degree Chinese-foreign joint education qualification, accredited by Jiangsu Provincal Department of Education. At present JESIE has programs for studying abroad, study tours, foreign teacher recruitment, teacher training, and international education. JESIE has more than 70 fulltime employees, organizes more than 4000 students for summer and winter study tours each year, 2000 teachers annually training abroad, in excess of 800 persons of self-funded studying abroad and has recruited over 300 foreign teachers each year. JESIE has set up exchange and cooperation ventures with many foreign educational institutions, organizations, universities and colleges. JESIE is ranked the first and the most comprehensive institution for educational exchange.

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