Bahrain

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2 Open Study/Research Awards

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

10 Months

Fulbright grants will begin between August 2019 and February 2020 subject to the approval of the U.S. Embassy in Manama.

Pre-Departure Orientation

Mandatory

All grantees are required to attend a Pre-Departure Orientation in Washington, D.C. in June or July 2019 as a condition of their grants.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Recommended - Intermediate

A level of proficiency in Arabic sufficient to carry out the proposed research is preferred but not required.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

It is recommended that applicants identify appropriate host institutions for their projects and that they include affiliation letters with their Fulbright applications. However, the U.S. Embassy in Manama makes the final arrangements in placing grantees at the appropriate academic institutions.

Special Opportunities

Projects in all disciplines are considered, but Bahraini host institutions often prefer those in business, economics, education, and the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields.

Housing

Host institutions will not provide housing but may assist grantees in finding nearby and appropriate housing.

Dependents

Dependent support is available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

https://bh.usembassy.gov/

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Samar Hasan