Fulbright U.S. Scholar Programs in MENA Regions

Opportunities are available to teach and conduct research at educational institutions, research centers, and NGOs throughout the Middle East and North Africa Region. Beyond their specific research or teaching objectives, Fulbright Scholars to the region build lasting relationships that serve as the foundation for future collaborations through activities such as curriculum development, faculty mentorship, and public lectures.

With 33 awards in 13 countries, there is a diverse range of opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa, from teaching marine sciences at the University of Haifa in Israel to researching economic development in Kuwait. The country with the largest number of scholar opportunities, Israel, offers 21 grants through three teaching and research awards. All the countries in the region offer All Disciplines awards that are flexible for different types of research and teaching projects. 

For a full list of the of award opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa, click here.

Submit your online application by September 16. Apply today to become a part of this life changing experience! U.S. citizenship is required.

Share the Opportunity! If you know someone who would be a good fit for an award, please refer them to the Catalog of Awards. You can also directly refer a colleague to Fulbright. After receiving their information, the Fulbright office will reach out to them.

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Team
Contact: middleeastnorthafrica@iie.org

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