Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Albania


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2 Fulbright Study/Research Grants

Grant Period:

9 months.

Grants will begin in October through to June.


Pre-Departure Orientation:

All grantees are required to attend a pre-departure orientation in Washington, D.C. in June or July as a condition of their grants.


Candidate Profile:

Candidates at all degree levels and in all fields will be considered. Grantees will be expected to be extremely adaptable and flexible. Living conditions and infrastructure in Albania are improving, particularly in Tirana and other larger cities. However, students should recognize that the country is still undergoing significant changes and transitions, and that medical care and other services are not up to U.S. or Western standards.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Recommended

Level: Novice

1 year of college-level study, or the equivalent, prior to commencing the grant.

Additional Information: Albanian language proficiency is not a requirement in the candidate selection process. However, applicants should include plans for language study in their Fulbright applications and selected applicants should begin studying the language as soon as feasible, as language abilities will greatly enhance the Fulbright experience.


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No


Affiliation:

Candidates are responsible for arranging their own host affiliations. Preliminary contacts with and letters of support/ affiliation from host institutions are preferred, but are not required, at the time of application.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available.


I am a....

Current U.S. Student

United States citizens who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are eligible to apply.  All applicants enrolled in U.S institutions must apply through their home campuses.  Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

If you are an undergraduate student you would be eligible to apply in your senior year.  If you are a graduate student you are eligible to apply to most countries as long as you will not have a PhD degree on the application deadline.

Non-U.S. Student

If you are a non-U.S. citizen looking to applying for a Fulbright grant to study in the United States you will apply to the Fulbright Program for Foreign Students in your home country.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, hold a bachelor’s degree, and do not have a PhD degree then you could be eligible for certain awards within the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  Please review the program summary for the country where you would like to apply.

Artist

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program welcomes applications in the creative and performing arts.  Arts candidates for the U.S. Student Program should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 5 years or less) in which they are applying.  Artists with more experience should consider applying for Fulbright Scholar Program.

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U.S. Professor

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award you will need to apply through CIES.

Non U.S. Professor

If you are a non-U.S. citizen and a professor interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award to the United States you would need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country.  Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program.