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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 are eligible to apply in the fall of your senior year.  If you are a graduate student, you are eligible as long as you will not have a PhD degree by the application deadline.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, will hold a bachelor’s degree by the award start date, and do not have a PhD degree, then you are eligible to apply. Non-enrolled applicant should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Candidates with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.

The Getting Started page will provide information on eligibility and next steps.

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 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Artists with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Creative & Performing Arts projects fall under the Study/Research grant category and are available in all countries where Study/Research grants are offered. 

FPA

U.S. Professor/Administrator

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

To support your students in applying for a U.S. Student Program award, please connect with the Fulbright Program Adviser at your institution.

Non U.S. Citizens

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

Bosnia & Herzegovina

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This program provides grants to conduct non-degree, full-time research at the graduate level at Bosnian and Herzegovinian institutions of higher education for a maximum of nine months.

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Grants will begin in October 2022.

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Grant length - 9 months.

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Applications are accepted from candidates at all degree levels and in all fields.

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Grantees are expected to be extremely adaptable and flexible. Living conditions and infrastructure in Bosnia and Herzegovina are improving. However, grantees 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.

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Candidates should be highly motivated and demonstrate excellence through academic record, leadership potential, and qualifying educational and professional experiences. They are expected to serve as responsible representatives of their home country, to successfully undertake full-time research at the graduate level, and to adjust to life in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Candidates are encouraged to submit a thoughtful, well written, concise, and compelling application that illustrates qualifications, leadership, impact potential, and preparedness for study in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Research proposals should reflect enduring concerns, emphasize basic subjects, demonstrate sound methodology, and avoid politicization of scholarly inquiry. Proposed projects will be evaluated for goals and feasibility.

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Additional Information: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian proficiency is recommended, but not required depending on the nature of the project. However, applicants should demonstrate that they will have language skills commensurate with the project by the beginning of the grant. If a project can be carried out in English, applicants without these language skills should include plans for language study in their proposals and are encouraged to improve their language skills concurrent with their research after arriving in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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

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U.S. Visiting Student Researcher participants should affiliate with accredited B-H institutions of higher education and pursue academic research at the graduate level in their fields of study. They may not undertake academic classes or hold on-campus work authorization. Grantees advance their academic work, establish professional contacts in their academic fields, gain international experience, personal enrichment, and help promote mutual understanding between the United States and BiH.

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The Embassy can assist participants with affiliations at the most appropriate B-H institutions based on their research goals and the Fulbright program’s overall objectives and requirements.

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U.S. grantees, as well as all accompanying dependents, regardless of age, must register with the local police within 24 hours of receiving an entry stamp at a border crossing or airport, and must apply for temporary residence status within three to four weeks of arrival in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Embassy provides assistance the process, but the grantee himself/herself and the host institution are responsible for sponsoring the grantee for the residence permit. Thus, it is imperative that all candidates secure a commitment by an academic or other institution to sponsor the candidate for temporary residence.

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Open Study/Research Award
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The U.S. Embassy plans to approve minimum two English Teaching Assistant (ETA) grants to students for the 2022-2023 academic year. Fulbright ETAs serve as cultural ambassadors and native speakers in the classroom. Fulbright ETA responsibilities may include planning and conducting conversational classroom activities, giving presentations on different topics related to the United States (culture, society, and history), leading language labs and language table discussions, acting as a resource person both at the host institution and in the community, coordinating extra-curricular activities, and conducting English conversation clubs at host institution and respective American Corners.

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Grants will begin in October 2022.

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Grant Length - 9 months.

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Pre-departure orientation will take place in either June or July 2022.

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Applications are accepted from candidates at all degree levels, but preference is given to graduate students who are interested in international education and educational advising. Preference will also be given to applicants in the fields of education and English, as well as the humanities and social sciences, with a particular focus in American studies. Previous teaching experience is recommended. Applicants must be fluent English-speakers.

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Candidates are expected to be extremely adaptable and flexible. Living conditions and infrastructure in Bosnia and Herzegovina are improving. However, grantees 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.

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Candidates should be highly motivated and demonstrate excellence through academic record, leadership potential, and qualifying educational and professional experiences. They are expected to serve as responsible representatives of their home country, to successfully undertake the Fulbright ETA fellowship, and to adjust to life in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Candidates are encouraged to submit a thoughtful, well written, concise, and compelling application that illustrates qualifications, leadership, impact potential, and preparedness for English Teaching Assistantship in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Fulbright English Teaching Assistant responsibilities should be no more than 20 hours per week. In the remaining time, Fulbright ETAs are expected to engage in other activities. This varies and Fulbright ETAs are encouraged to discuss options and limitations with the Embassy. Activities may include pursuing a course of study, conducting research into topics or issues relevant to the region, engaging in specific volunteer activities, or a combination of these. In all cases, the primary activity of the Fulbright ETAs is to provide native language assistance to the host local institution. Through the Fulbright ETA Program, foreign teachers and students develop English communication skills they need to participate in the global economy and to improve their access to diverse perspectives on a broad variety of issues.

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Additional Information: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian language proficiency is not required, but helpful. Some study of Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community. Students may be provided with funding to cover language instruction during their grant period.

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Host institution delegates point of contact for FETA to assists in identifying best housing arrangement for the grantee.

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Fulbright ETAs are advised to be flexible regarding the geographic location of their potential placement. In Bosnia and Herzegovina placements are provided for and secured by the Embassy with partnering Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo and Faculty of Philology, University of Banja Luka. If they experience any problems, Fulbright ETAs must alert their point of contact at the Embassy accordingly. All discussions and feedback about the Fulbright ETA placement should start with the Embassy.

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U.S. grantees, as well as all accompanying dependents, regardless of age, must register with the local police within 24 hours of receiving an entry stamp at a border crossing or airport, and must apply for temporary residence status as soon as possible and within three to four weeks of arrival in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Embassy provides assistance with the process, but the grantee himself/herself and the host institution point of contact are responsible for sponsoring the grantee for the residence permit.

"}]},{"name":"Dependents","id":"dependents","type":"options","value":["Dependent support is available"]},{"name":"Placement Locations","id":"placement_locations","type":"multitype","value":[{"type":"options","value":["Capital City"]},{"type":"text","value":""}]},{"name":"Fulbright Program Management Contact","id":"pm_contact","type":"text","value":"FBstudent.EUR@iie.org"},{"name":"Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website","id":"embassy_website","type":"link","value":"https://ba.usembassy.gov"},{"name":"Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact","id":"embassy_contact","type":"custom","value":[{"name":"Elizabeta Delalic","value":"delalice@state.gov"}]},{"name":"Additional Online Resources","id":"resources","type":"custom","value":[]},{"name":"Is new for this year","id":"is_new","type":"checkbox","value":false}]} [is_new] => 0 [step] => 6 [status] => 1 [updated_on] => 2021-03-30 17:58:32 [finalized_date] => 2019-03-22 11:32:05 [countryName] => Bosnia & Herzegovina [regionId] => 21 [countryCode] => BA [countryAlias] => bosnia-and-herzegovina [regionName] => Europe & Eurasia [regionAlias] => europe-and-eurasia [regionColor] => #3daa65 [regionPosition] => a:3:{i:0;i:3;i:1;i:45;i:2;i:60;} [regionBgColor] => #a3d284 [regionBgHoverColor] => #7bb157 )
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English Teaching Assistant Award