Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Macedonia


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2 Fulbright Study/Research Grants

Grant Period:

9 months.

Grants will begin in September through to May. 


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 will be considered. Preference will be given to proposals that address issues of particular concern to Macedonia, such as economic development, civil society, the political system, public services, rule of law, human rights, media and journalism, conflict resolution, agricultural sciences, medical sciences and information technology studies.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Recommended

Level: Novice to Advanced.

Additional Information: Macedonian or Albanian language proficiency commensurate with the project by the beginning date of the grant is preferred.


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No


Affiliation:

Applicants are encouraged to arrange affiliation and submit letters of invitation with their application. If an invitation is not available, they may indicate preferences for affiliation. When applicants do not indicate a host institution preference, the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy will seek the most appropriate placements.


Dependents:

Dependent support is available.


2 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships

Grant Period:

9 months.

Grants will begin in September through to May. 


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:

Well-rounded, articulate candidates at all degree levels with an interest in international education and the initiative to teach conversational English at all levels will be considered. Undergraduate degrees in the humanities and social sciences, with a focus on English, American studies, or Education, are preferred. Successful candidates will not just be teaching English, but explaining the U.S. to local citizens who have little contextual understanding of America. Previous teaching experience is not required, but is helpful. Applicants must be native English-speakers.

Supplementary project: ETAs are expected to engage in other activities related to their personal, career, and/or educational interests. This may be an independent study/research project or other activity, which will not conflict with assigned teaching and advising responsibilities. Applicants should include a brief description of their supplementary projects in their Statements of Grant Purpose.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's

Master's


Placement Type:

Placement is primarily at universities, but may be in schools or other venues where English language instruction is needed. ETAs will work under the supervision of an experienced English instructor and will serve as a resource for conversation, vocabulary, and reading and writing courses. They may also be involved with some educational advising and outreach.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available.


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required

Additional Information: Some study of a language prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.


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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.