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2 Open Study/Research Awards

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
6 Months
PDO
Mandatory
Grant Period

6 Months

The academic year begins in September and ends in June, including a winter break.

Pre-Departure Orientation

Mandatory

Grantees will be required to participate in a Pre-Departure Orientation in June/July 2019 as a condition of their grant.

Candidate Profile

The Fulbright Program is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Applicants should consider submitting a proposal that includes teaching English language courses and/or other sustained cultural outreach activities in addition to their research/study.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Recommended - Intermediate

Proficiency in Russian or Uzbek language is recommended and may be required. Language proficiency commensurate with the nature of the proposed project is expected prior to commencing the grant.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

Applicants may indicate their preference for host institution affiliation in their applications. The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent will seek the most appropriate placement.

Affiliation Fees/Tuition

Grantees wishing to be placed at the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan should be aware of a requirement to pay for tuition. U.S. Embassy in Tashkent recommends an alternate placement at higher education institutions under the Ministry of Higher Education of Uzbekistan. 

Research Clearance and Visa Information

Clearance from the Republic of Uzbekistan is required for all Fulbright assignments. The U.S. Embassy in Tashkent applies for all necessary clearances. After the affiliation is confirmed by the Uzbekistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), the host institution will be able to request a visa. The detailed procedure for obtaining visa and project clearance will be communicated to grantees upon selection.

As the clearance process takes at least a month, interested applicants should contact the Embassy well in advance of the grant start date. Projects regarding subjects that are socially, culturally, or politically sensitive may be denied clearance. 

Dependents

Dependent support is available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://uz.usembassy.gov/

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Saida Chorieva

Additional Online Resources

U.S. Embassy Tashkent Facebook page