Fulbright U.S. – ASEAN Visiting Scholar Program 2014

Theo nguồn tin trên trang mạng của U.S. Embassy Hanoi

HANOI, September 16, 2013 – The U.S. Mission in Vietnam is pleased to call for nominations of outstanding candidates to participate in the 2014 Fulbright U.S. – ASEAN Visiting Scholar Program.

Reflecting an enduring commitment to the Asia-Pacific Region, the United States has elevated its engagement across Asia as a strategic priority. A central pillar of that strategy is to work more closely with multilateral institutions such as ASEAN. The objective of the Fulbright U.S. – ASEAN Fulbright Initiative is to deepen people-to-people engagement and strengthen educational ties around issues important in Asia-Pacific. The program is designed for university faculty, foreign ministry and government officials, and professional staff of think tanks and other NGOs in Vietnam and in other ASEAN member nations to travel to the United States for scholarly and professional research for 3-4 months on issues that are relevant and useful to member nations, and central to the U.S. – ASEAN relationship. The Fulbright Program in Vietnam, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Hanoi will coordinate to nominate up to two candidates from Vietnam. It is anticipated that a total of 10 awards, one from each ASEAN member country, will be made.

The 2014 Fulbright U.S. – ASEAN visiting scholars may apply to lecture and conduct research in fields that will support ASEAN initiatives including but not limited to: Education, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Food Technology, Geography, Geology, Information Sciences, Journalism, Law, Life Science, Management Information Systems, Museum Studies, Political Science, Public Administration, Public/Global Health, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, and TEFL & Applied Linguistics.

Eligibility requirements:

Hold Vietnamese citizenship
University faculty, foreign ministry and government officials, and professional staff of think tanks and other NGOs in Vietnam
Proficiency in English
Residing in Vietnam
A complete application includes:

An online application
Project statement in English (three to five pages)
Bibliography (up to three pages, this is required for research or combined teaching/research awards)
Curriculum vitae (up to six pages)
Letters of recommendation (three required)
Fulbright U.S – ASEAN Visiting Scholar awards will provide:

A monthly stipend for grantees, between USD $2,750 and $3,145/month, depending on U.S. host city.
A direct-flight, round-trip economy-class air ticket.
A $900 Professional and Settling-in allowance.
Qualifying university lab and research fees up to $3,000, as necessary
No dependent support is available.

Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2013

Application Form: Only online applications will be considered. The online application is available at: https://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/scholars/30

Point of contact: Ms. Nguyen Thi Hanh
Phone: (04) 3850-5089 Email: NguyenHT4@state.gov








Leave a Reply