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18SEP - Deputy Director of Development - The Atlantic Council - Deadline: N/A


Organization Description
The Atlantic Council promotes constructive US and European leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic Community in meeting global challenges. The Council embodies a nonpartisan network of influential policy practitioners, business leaders, and opinion-shapers on both sides of the Atlantic and increasingly globally, shaping policy through the papers it writes, the ideas it promotes, and the communities it builds. Since its founding in 1961, the Atlantic Council has become a preeminent, nonpartisan institution devoted to advancing transatlantic cooperation, international security, and global economic prosperity.

Over the past eight years, the Council has enjoyed remarkable growth in public impact, policy influence, and income. The Council has succeeded on the basis of a strategy which embraces a mission focused on the Council’s core of reinvigorating the transatlantic partnership but expanding it to a global set of partners and issues.

The Council’s mission has three components: fostering US-European cooperation, tackling global challenges together, and building communities of influence. At the same time, the Council has placed the concept of relevance at the heart of its programming and research. The Council’s model is to recruit intellectual entrepreneurs to lead its work, execute programs aimed at shaping policy, build communities of influence around ideas, aggregate best knowledge, and serve as a home base in Washington for Europeans and global partners.

Location – New York, NY

Job Description
The Atlantic Council is looking for a Deputy Director of Development, New York. The successful candidate will manage current New York donor and stakeholder relationships and build a pipeline of prospective donors that will generate increased revenue. The incumbent will be based in New York City and work closely with the Atlantic Council team in Washington, DC, including the Director of Business Development and New Ventures, the Deputy Director for Corporate Relations, and the Associate Director of Individual Membership, to situate the Council’s New York fundraising efforts within the larger context of Atlantic Council activities.

The Deputy Director will have knowledge of and experience with the New York investment community. The successful candidate will mobilize staff and board members and coordinate efforts across the organization to strengthen current relationships and generate new support. The Deputy Director will have an understanding of foreign policy and an ability to communicate that understanding passionately.

Job Responsibilities

• oversee a portfolio of corporate members and individual donors based in New York and work with staff to manage these relationships and ensure benefits delivery;
• develop a series of Atlantic Council programs in New York that serve the Council’s current stakeholders and attract new prospective donors;
• work with the business development team to generate new funders for relevant Atlantic Council programs;
• lead New York fundraising for Atlantic Council’s annual New York gala, the Global Citizen Awards;
• develop new ways to retain, support, and attract new business;
• meet with donors and prospective donors to pitch/sell partnerships;
• conduct regular background research for meeting preparation, and be able to condense research materials into digestible written form and oral briefings;
• manage events related to business development; and
• assist with research and writing tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements
The ideal candidate for the position of Deputy Director of Development, New York will have
• exceptional organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;
• experience in proposal writing;
• the ability to meet tight deadlines and work in an ever-changing environment;
• an interest and understanding of international affairs and foreign policy;
• policy experience and/or education;
• excellent telephone presence and interpersonal skills:
• an ability to effectively communicate with both interns and senior officials;
• strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;
• knowledge of Salesforce or similar CRM applications; and
• a willingness to work irregular hours, evenings, and occasionally weekends.

A minimum of seven years of related experience with demonstrated success in development/fundraising, sales or marketing is required, as is a Bachelor's Degree. Seven or more years of experience, and a Master's Degree, are preferred.

How to Apply
Please apply online at https://b6.caspio.com/dp.asp?AppKey=58BE2000c3e9e0g1f8e8c6g5d1b1&id=OER-DD0915&pos=Deputy%20Director,%20Development&loc=New%20York.

Deadline – N/A

16AUG - Communication Advisor - Deadline: 19SEP

Organization Description

The IAEA is widely known as the world's "Atoms for Peace" organization within the United Nations family. Set up in 1957 as the world's centre for cooperation in the nuclear field, the Agency works with its Member States and multiple partners worldwide to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies.

Location - Austria

Job Description

The IAEA is seeking a Communication Advisor to join the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security. This professional will formulate and implement the Department's internal and external communications strategy. Qualified candidates should have at least 10 years or more proven track record in communicating about science and technology, preferably in nuclear communication including nuclear safety and nuclear security.

Job Responsibilities

• Identify and analyse on a regular basis the communication and information needs of internal and external stakeholders, including staff within the Department and in other parts of the IAEA, and Member States. Monitor the implementation of external and internal communication and take corrective action in accordance with best practices.
• Develop the strategy and design appropriate communication tools that meet internal and external stakeholder needs and fulfil statutory and other IAEA requirements.
• Work with the Division of Public Information in coordinating communication aimed at promoting nuclear safety and security programme achievements to the general public.
• Collect information and write the annual Nuclear Safety Review.
• Coordinate and prepare other reports to the governing bodies and other programme documents; manage the corresponding clearance and approval process.
• Prepare speeches, reports, inputs, high-level correspondence and other communications in a manner that not only accurately reflects the nuclear safety and security programme objectives and the messages of the Deputy Director General but also is appropriate for the target audience. Work with Departmental staff to enhance their communication and presentation skills.
• Oversee the content and style of the Departmental websites. Develop standardized communication packages on important aspects of the nuclear safety and security programmes. Meet specialized communication needs in support of Departmental objectives through the preparation of promotional material and exhibitions. Act as a resource for senior management by providing material and editorial support to ensure a consistent approach and message.

Job Requirements

• Advanced university degree in journalism, political sciences, security studies or nuclear engineering.

• At least 10 years or more proven track record in communicating about science and technology, preferably in nuclear communication including nuclear safety and nuclear security.
• Excellent oral and written command of English. Knowledge of other official IAEA languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish) is an asset.


How to Apply

For more info: http://ow.ly/XuOK3033U72

Deadline - N/A

20JULY - Program Associate - EastWest Institute - Deadline: N/A


Organization Description
The EastWest Institute (EWI) is a fiercely independent international policy organization founded in 1980 to help prevent conflict and promote international cooperation in solving seemingly intractable peace and security issues. EWI is known for its record of accomplishments, action bias and results-driven mandate, as well as for its commitment to facilitating cooperation between developing and developed nations.

Location – 11 East 26th St, New York, NY

Job Description
A critical member of the China, East Asia and United States Program (CEAUS), the CEAUS Associate manages the execution of strategic policy change through management of convenings and policy analysis. The Associate will collaborate with the Strategic Trust-Building Initiative (STBI) Senior Vice President and Senior Associate to increase EWI’s network and policy influence in the United States and Asia.

Job Responsibilities

Program Management: 
•Oversee the organization of three high-level U.S.-China dialogues per year, including the substantive agenda, selection of and outreach to U.S. participants, and logistical arrangements.
•Manage a designated project budget, forecast, and monitor trends in expenditures.
•Facilitate communication among CEAUS team members and other EWI colleagues and prospects on activities and responsibilities.
•Serve as a CEAUS’ liaison with external contacts, including partner organizations, dialogue participants, and government interlocutors.
•Work with CEAUS and Development colleagues to actively raise funds through preparing grant proposals and exploring new funding sources.
•Actively participate in evaluating the impact of programmatic activities.

Policy Analysis:
•Write opinion pieces on a range of issues and forums related to the program.
•Keep abreast of on-going and new policy discussions.
•Conduct research for commissioned papers, as needed.

Program Development:
•Promote program development through research, advocacy and representation to potential constituents.
•Participate in discussions with constituents at meetings and expert seminars.
•Explore and develop new initiatives within the programmatic content area.
•Collaborate with EWI colleagues to support and develop synergies between programs.
•Find opportunities to develop the program’s reach and impact.

Job Requirements

•MA degree in related subject area with 5 – 8 years of work experience in project/program/events management.
•Familiarity with China-U.S. foreign and security policy issues required; some familiarity with Washington, D.C. and/or U.S. foreign policy/national security highly desirable
•Fluency in Chinese or another East Asian language highly desirable; basic proficiency in Mandarin Chinese required.
•Communicative and very good team player; fluency in both written and spoken English required.
•Comfortable working with high-ranking decision-makers.
•Reliable, very well organized; fluency in spoken and written English required; very good team player; positive, active, open-minded; international focus and thrives in diverse environment.
•Computer skills: Word, Excel, Internet research, Outlook, Power Point and Google applications required. Familiarity with Salesforce is a bonus.

How to Apply
Please apply online at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=ewi&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US#.

Deadline – N/A

10JULY - Analyst, Non-State Armed Groups - ICG - Deadline: N/A



Organization Description
The International Crisis Group was founded in 1995 as an international non-governmental organization on the initiative of a group of well-known transatlantic figures who despaired at the international community’s failure to anticipate and respond effectively to the tragedies in the early 1990s of Somalia, Rwanda and Bosnia. They were led by Morton Abramowitz (former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey and Thailand, then President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace), Mark Malloch-Brown (former head of the UN Development Program, then UN Deputy Secretary-General and UK Minister), and its first Chairman, Senator George Mitchell. The idea was to create a new organization – unlike any other – with a highly professional staff acting as the world’s eyes and ears for impending conflicts, and with a highly influential board that could mobilize effective action from the world’s policymakers.

The International Crisis Group is today generally regarded as the world's leading source of information, analysis and policy advice on preventing and resolving deadly conflict.

Location – 708 3rd Avenue, Suite 1705, New York, NY

Job Description
Based in the New York Office and reporting to the Director Multilateral Affairs/Head of New York Office, the Analyst will research and produce reports on the evolution of the membership, tactics, strategies and ideologies of various non-state armed groups.

Job Responsibilities

  • Monitor, via a variety of sources including Crisis Group colleagues, the evolution of the membership, tactics, strategies and ideologies of various non-state armed groups.
  • Draft regular updates for Crisis Group’s internal use; 
  • Assist in drafting sections of comparative reports and other published work;
  • Help organise events on engaging with non-state armed groups, including providing logistic support and drafting meeting summary notes;
  • Perform other duties as required.

Job Requirements

  • Masters degree, ideally PhD or its equivalent in field experience, in relevant subject;
  • Proven expertise on Salafi-jihadist groups and ideology; ideally expertise on one or more conflicts in the Middle East, Africa or South Asia;
  • Native Arabic speaker or equivalent;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a very strong capacity for effective teamwork;
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment;
  • Permission to work in the U.S.

How to Apply
Please send applications in English by email to open.positions@crisisgroup.org, including "Analyst, non-state armed groups" in the subject line and your cover letter, CV and details of three references in attachment. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the vacancy will be closed as soon as a candidate has been chosen.

Deadline – N/A

12JUNE - Community Lead, Regional Strategies - World Economic Forum - Deadline: N/A



Organization Description
The World Economic Forum USA is an independent non-profit organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging constituents in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas. 

Incorporated as a non-profit business league (approved §501(c)6 of the IRS code) and based in New York, the World Economic Forum USA is impartial and not-for-profit; it is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. It is the North American affiliate of the World Economic Forum, an international institution for public-private cooperation headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, under the supervision of the Swiss federal government.

Location – 3 East 54th Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY

Job Description
The North America team serves as the primary interface between the World Economic Forum and policy-makers in Canada and the United States. Given the pivotal function played by public officials in enacting legislation and thereby shaping the future, dozens of policy-makers in North America rely on the Forum’s platform for cutting-edge research, unique insights and practical policy solutions. 

The Community Lead will be responsible for leading day-to-day outreach for a segment of this community of public officials. This involves interaction with staff and principals at the national, regional and local levels, in both executive and legislative bodies. You will capture and relay the interests and concerns of this community to your colleagues inside the Forum and thereby enable public policy voices to engage with the full range of Forum systems and initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Cultivate and build relationships with city, regional and federal authorities in North America
  • Assist the above in their long-term engagement with the Forum, including preparing and managing their time on the ground when participating in Forum events
  • Serve as a resource, both in terms of knowledge and tactics, to other teams inside the Forum that are seeking to engage US and Canadian public officials in their work
  • Carry out willingly and independently various administrative duties that are also a part of this externally-facing role
  • Support the wide-ranging work of the North America team as directed

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in public policy, public administration, international relations, or other relevant field
  • 5-7 years’ work experience in public policy, ideally at the intersection of government, business and civil society; additional experience in the think-tank or events-related field a plus
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English; strong command of French is an advantage
  • Experience with, or exposure to, the Canadian public policy scene would present a distinct advantage
  • Flexible and fast learner who thrives in a work atmosphere as unpredictable as it is exciting; fully at ease holding a substantive conversation with a senator, and at the next moment dealing with an urgent logistics issue 
  • Excellent organizational skills; able to juggle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously
  • Digital native comfortable with a range of technology tools, using them to enhance productivity and complement in-person meetings
  • Proven experience of thriving under pressure in multicultural, highly collaborative and flexible work environments
  • High level of emotional intelligence and comfortable working independently with little to no administrative support.

How to Apply
If you are willing to be part of a small team, enthusiastic about embracing the non-partisan nature of the Forum, and excited by the potential to improve the state of the world through forging closer ties between various global stakeholders and the US and Canadian governing class, please apply online at http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk06/ats/careers/apply.jsp?org=WEFORUM&cws=1&rid=221.

Deadline – N/A

05JUNE - US Fundraiser - Friends of Transparency International - Deadline: 29JUNE


Organization Description
Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 100 Chapters worldwide, including in the US, and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.

Friends of Transparency International, FOTI, was started by the Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S) in Berlin in 2014 to jumpstart fundraising in the United States. FOTI is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) entity with its own Board of Directors.

Location – New York, NY

Job Description
Friends of Transparency International is seeking to continue its development by hiring a full time fundraiser, with the ambition to grow the team further. This position will report directly to FOTI’s board and work closely with the TI-Secretariat, TI’s local U.S. Chapter (TI-USA), and the TI movement as a whole in order to mobilize resources from U.S. donors for anticorruption efforts worldwide.

The fundraiser’s main role is to secure financial resources for the global Transparency International movement from the US market. The position will particularly focus on Foundation targets, along with High Net Worth Individuals and the Private Sector.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and monitor a US fundraising strategy for the TI movement
  • Grow income from Foundations, HNWIs and Private Sector donors in accordance with set targets and in coordination with the TI-Secretariat Head of Trusts, Foundations and HNWIs and the Head of Private Sector Donors
  • Represent the TI movement and its key fundraising priorities to US based donors
  • Build and implement effective and successful partnerships with donor targets
  • Broker relationships between the individual TI Chapters and specific US based donors
  • Advise the TI movement on US donor engagement strategies, including on tax efficient giving
  • Support and fully engage in the exchange of learning and expertise within a community of fundraising practice across TI-S and the Movement
  • In cooperation with TI-S Resource Development and other TI-S functions, manage and administer FOTI to be compliant with relevant U.S. laws

Job Requirements

  • Undergraduate university degree or professional qualification in social science, public policy or administration, marketing, business administration, international relations, or other relevant fields
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in resource development of which at least 5 years focusing on the US market
  • Demonstrable success in securing significant support from Foundations, HNWIs and Private Sector
  • Knowledge of, or considerable interest in, the work of Transparency International and the field of anti-corruption
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and proven track record in working independently
  • Fluency in English
  • Extensive strategic leadership skills
  • Extensive social and intercultural skills
  • Willingness to travel

How to Apply
Qualified candidates should submit, preferably via email, a cover letter and CV in English (in one pdf-file) to Ronald Visser, TI-S Director Institutional Donor Partnerships, to: FOTIFundraisingJob@transparency.org.

Deadline – June 29, 2016

17APR - Senior Associate - Stroz Friedberg - Deadline: N/A



Organization Description
Working at the intersection of technology, investigations, regulatory governance and behavioral science for well over a decade, Stroz Friedberg is driven by a core purpose—seeking truth. We consider this the underpinning to our success at helping organizations find facts, manage enterprise threats, and move forward with greater assurance.  Come work for a global company brimming with state-of-the art technologies and boasting renowned experts who are devoted to navigating complex risks stemming from both inside and outside an organization. Advance your career and become a passionate part of our team solution to transform companies’ abilities to better defend, respond, and leverage key intelligence—as together we aim to fortify a business world plagued by high-tech crime and “low-tech” corruption.

Stroz Friedberg is a leading professional services firm specialized in investigations, intelligence and risk management. To help our clients manage risks, we have assembled a collection of the brightest minds in the fields of Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Security Science, Intelligence and Investigations, Data Discovery, Forensic Accounting and Compliance. With twelve offices across the globe, Stroz Friedberg is on an exciting growth trajectory, and the size of our organization will let you stand-out and operate on the front lines as an innovative fact-finder, allowing you to showcase performance excellence and drive success for our clients, the firm, and yourself.  Join our mission.  Seek Truth.

Location – 32 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10013

Job Description
The Senior Associate conducts research to support various investigative projects. The candidate is part of a team who collects facts, analyzes information and writes reports summarizing the results of background investigations, fraud investigations, asset searches and litigation support matters, among other projects. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct research about people, companies and events.
  • Locate information from public record and open source databases.
  • Research vast sources on the Internet to find pertinent information.
  • Develop research strategies to find facts or information.
  • Interview people for information about public records, as well as human intelligence.
  • Collect information from local, state and federal agencies pursuant to information laws.
  • Analyze information.
  • Report information in a clear, objective and balanced manner.
  • Write reports of investigation.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5-8 years of experience with public record research and/or investigations.
  • Experience in the areas of law, journalism, corporate research, business analysis and/or communication.
  • Strong interpersonal communication.
  • Clear speech and writing skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Detail oriented and persistent.
  • Intellectually creative.
  • Able to adapt to rapidly changing environment.

How to Apply
Please apply online at http://jobs.jobvite.com/strozfriedberg/job/o6NS2fwx/apply.

Deadline – N/A


03APR - Assistant Director, Outreach and Publicity - IIE - Deadline: N/A



Organization Description
The Institute of International Education (IIE) is among the world’s largest and most experienced international exchange organizations, dedicated to increasing the capacity of people to think and work on a global and intercultural basis. Founded in 1919 as an independent, non-profit organization, IIE is committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors and donors.

For more than 90 years, IIE has promoted educational exchange around the world. The Institute currently implements more than 200 programs benefiting over 35,000 men and women from 185 nations. Foremost among these programs is the world-renowned Fulbright Program, which IIE has had the honor to administer on behalf of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) since the program’s inception in 1946. In addition to the U.S. Department of State, program sponsors include: the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); World Bank; major philanthropic foundations; private and public corporations; foreign governments; and individuals.

Location – 809 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

Job Description
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright Program operates in over 160 countries worldwide. Approximately 8,000 grants are awarded annually. Since its inception in 1946, more than 360,000 Fulbrighters have participated in the program.

The Fulbright Student Program Outreach team is responsible for the recruitment to the U.S. Student Program, print / digital media and publications, and press for the Fulbright Student program. 

The Assistant Director, Outreach and Publicity is a new position with the dynamic Fulbright Outreach and Publicity team. This position is an exceptional opportunity for someone with fantastic team and project management skills and proven experience with social media marketing strategy. The position focuses on four key areas:  day-to-day management of the Fulbright Student Outreach Division; ensuring that key milestones and deliverables are met; managing two to three direct reports; and responding to time sensitive ad hoc reports as requested by the sponsor or IIE senior management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise day-to-day activities of the Fulbright Student Outreach program; ensure key milestones/deliverables are met internally and externally.
  • Assist with development and oversight of program budget of approximately $350,000.
  • Serve as main contact for Sponsor and IIE senior management requests for information and data.
  • Provide support as needed for outreach projects; ensure rapid results and efficient communication with different stakeholders of the Program.  
  • Work closely with Director to identify annual strategy and action plan for division.
  • Work with other IIE departments
  • Represent Fulbright to stakeholders of the Fulbright program internally and externally
  • Support development of outreach and alumni strategy.
  • Support outreach efforts with Fulbright Student special initiatives (National Geographic, Clinton, Fogarty and mtvU).
  • Responsible for complying with applicable contract and sponsor requirements and following all IIE policies and procedures.
  • Guide individual performance via timely feedback and support for up to three direct reports. Make recommendations to Division Director concerning employment, termination, performance evaluations, salary actions, and other personnel actions. 
  • Train team on all policy and program updates; identify appropriate training and development opportunities.
  • Prioritize, organize, distribute, and coordinate the flow of work. Assess workload based on priorities and level of complexity.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, and managing a high performing team.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Masters preferred.  
  • At least seven years of experience in related fields required, including 5 – 7 years of formal people and project management experience; three years of digital marketing strategy experience preferred.
  • Experience working in higher education setting preferred.
  • Experience in various different social media platforms.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills, with superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to develop creative, effective approaches to difficult challenges.
  • Ability to use quantitative data and metrics to drive editorial decisions and marketing activities as well as to present information to stakeholders.
  • Ability to create and make public presentations.  
  • Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Excellent customer service skills required.

How to Apply
Please apply online at https://iie.hua.hrsmart.com/hrsmart/ats/Posting/view/1599.

Deadline – N/A

01FEB - Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program - Deadline: 01AUG

Organization Description

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the Untied States and the people of other countries.

Location: Global

Position Description

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers nearly 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. 

Position Roles & Responsibilities

Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. In addition to several new program models designed to meet the changing needs of U.S. academics and professionals, Fulbright is offering more opportunities for flexible, multi-country grants.

Eligibility & Qualifications

Program Policy

  • The Fulbright Program is governed by policy and procedures established by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB), the 12-member board appointed by the President of the United States.

  • With the launch of the 2014-15 Core Fulbright Scholar Program competition, restrictions regarding previous Fulbright experiences have been lifted by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.  The board reiterated its strong preference for Fulbright Scholar opportunities to be given to candidates who have not previously received a Fulbright Scholar grant, as stipulated in section 624.2 of the Fulbright Program Policies.

  • All eligibility requirements apply at time of application.

  • Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin and/or physical impairment.

Eligibility Essentials

  • As of academic year 2014-15, there will be no lifetime limits on Fulbright Scholar grants. In addition, there will be no required waiting period between Fulbright Scholar grants.

  • U.S. citizenship - permanent residence is not sufficient.

  • Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree (including a master’s degree, depending on the field) as appropriate. Where an award is open to early career or postdoctoral candidates, scholars may apply if they will complete the requirements for their doctoral (or equivalent) degree by February 1 in the year following the application deadline, unless otherwise specified in the award description.

  • Recent college graduates with limited professional experience and graduate or doctoral students seeking funding to complete their degrees are ineligible for consideration under the Fulbright Scholar Program. Instead, such applicants can visit the Fulbright Student Program.

  • All teaching awards are at the postsecondary level and may vary in experience or discipline requirements, as specified in the award description.

  • Foreign language proficiency as specified in the award description, or commensurate with the requirements of the proposed project. (Note: In many world areas, English is sufficient for lecturing.)

  • Sound physical and mental health: selected candidates are required to submit a Medical History and Examination Report before their grants can be finalized.

  • Grants shall not authorize engagement in pastoral, missionary, or other professional religious activities, or those for which a license to practice medicine or nursing is required.

  • Applicants are required to disclose any prior convictions of a felony or a misdemeanor, including Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), but excluding minor traffic violations.  The complete FFSB regulations can be found under 626 Ineligibility Factors.

Eligibility Guidelines for Previous Fulbright Grantees and on Previous Experience Abroad

  • Candidates who previously held a Fulbright Scholar grant should be aware that, as a general matter, preference will be given to candidates who have not previously received a Scholar grant. Therefore, previous Fulbright Scholar grantees are expected to make a strong justification in their application for a repeat Fulbright grant. For further guidance, please refer to the relevant section in the Application Guidelines and Review Criteria.

  • Candidates who have resided abroad for five or more consecutive years in the six-year period preceding the date of application are ineligible. In this case, a period of nine months or more during a calendar year is considered to constitute a full year abroad. 

How to Apply

Complete application online.

Deadline: 01 August 2016