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Open Study/Research Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Doctoral
Grant Period
9 Months
PDO
Mandatory
Grant Period

9 Months

Fulbright grants will begin between August 2019 and March 2020, subject to the approval of the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan.

Pre-Departure Orientation

Mandatory

As a condition of their grants, all grantees may be required to participate in a Pre-Departure Orientation during the summer of 2019.

Accepted Degree Levels

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Required - Intermediate

Additional Information: A moderate level of conversational French is needed to function comfortably in Cote d'Ivoire. Fluent French is required to take or audit classes in universities and institutes or to do research. Researchers in the sciences will generally have colleagues with a working knowledge of English, but primary documents and texts will be in French.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

It is the applicant’s responsibility to secure affiliation with an appropriate host institution. It is strongly recommended that applicants identify appropriate host institutions for their projects and that they include affiliation letters with their Fulbright applications.

General Comments

Candidates may propose to conduct research in TEFL/TESL and help in curriculum development. There are also research opportunities in the medical sciences, biological sciences, and French studies, among other fields.

Dependents

Dependent support is available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://ci.usembassy.gov

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Guy Honore Koffi

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