2 Open Study/Research Award
Accepted Degree Levels
Grant PeriodFall Start
Grant Length9 Months
Applicants may come from any recognized academic field and be at any academic level; however, they must have completed at least a bachelor's degree at the start of the grant. Applicants should have an excellent academic record and strong reference letters. Since Fulbright grantees are representing their country in all aspects, applicants should have strong intercultural and leadership skills. Proposed projects should be innovative, feasible in Kosovo, fit in the candidate's previous academic training and future objectives, and be based on the candidate's overall academic background and profile.
Grants will begin in October and end in June.
All grantees are required to attend a pre-departure orientation in June or July as a condition of their grant. The event is organized by IIE, virtual or in-person.
Grantees will also be required to attend an In-Country Arrival Orientation upon their arrival, which will take place during the last week of September.
Well-qualified candidates at all degree levels will be considered. Candidates must be mature, self-motivated individuals who are capable of working independently without supervision.
Accepted Degree Levels
Foreign Language Proficiency
Additional Information: No Albanian language skills are required, but are considered helpful. Some study of Albanian prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.
Fulbright Proposal Types
Letter recommended but not required at deadline
Applicants are encouraged to arrange their own affiliation and submit letters of invitation/affiliation with their application. If an invitation is not available, they may indicate preferences for affiliation. When an applicant does not indicate a host institution preference, the Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Embassy and United States - Kosovo Educational Exchange Board will seek the most appropriate placement.
Host institutions do not require affiliation fees/tuition.
Applicants will make their own housing arrangements. The host institution will not provide housing but host institution may assist grantees in locating nearby and appropriate housing. Contact information of local real estate agencies will be provided to grantees prior to their arrival in Kosovo.
Any U.S. citizen visiting Kosovo for more than 90 days must apply for a temporary residence permit. All the grantees will be guided through this process and will recieve all the neccesary information prior to arrival in Kosovo.