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Open Study/Research Award

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
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 Lomé.

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

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Required - Intermediate

Additional Information: French language proficiency is necessary, not only for the development of the proposed project, but also in order to settle in easily and communicate on a daily basis. Higher level proficiency may be necessary depending on the requirements of the proposed project.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

It is the applicant’s responsibility to secure affiliation with an educational or research institution. It is strongly recommended that applicants identify appropriate host institutions for their projects and that they include affiliation letters with their Fulbright applications. Those interested in affiliating with the Universities of Lomé and Kara should bear in mind that student protests have led to occasional campus closures.

Research Clearance

Applicants should send a letter, a summary of their research proposal and a curriculum vitae (in French) to the Minister of Education and Research, stating the field, project, period of research, and area of the country that will be covered by their research. Mail to: Ambassade du Togo, 2208 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20008. Please send copies of these documents to the Public Affairs Officer, Public Diplomacy–Lomé, Department of State, 2300 Lomé Place, Washington, DC 20521-2300.

Specific Considerations

Candidates need to be self-guided and flexible. They should not expect Embassy support for transportation, computers or money exchange.

Dependents

Dependent support is available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://tg.usembassy.gov