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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.

Peru

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The Fulbright Commission encourages applications from early career professionals, recent graduates, and graduate students wishing to conduct research for nine months at a higher education institution, non-profit organization or research center in Peru. Applicants must affiliate with one of these institutions and present a well-developed research plan.

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Grant Length: 9 months.

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Candidates should plan to begin their grants in mid-August 2022, or mid-March 2023. Alternate start dates will not be considered, except in the most extraordinary circumstances.

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Mandatory. All grantees must attend a mandatory two-day orientation at the Fulbright Commission in Lima prior to the beginning of grant activities, either in mid-August 2022 or mid-March 2023.

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Additional Information: Higher level proficiency may be necessary depending on the requirements of the proposed project. Applicants should include in the Language Self-Evaluation plans for language study between time of application and the commencement of the grant. A Foreign Language Evaluation by a college-level Spanish language instructor is required.

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All grantees must be affiliated with a Peruvian organization. Possible affiliations include Peruvian universities, government agencies or private organizations with public interest focus, including NGOs. Applicants should initiate affiliation arrangements prior to submitting their applications. 

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Affiliations must be finalized before travel to Peru in order to obtain the appropriate visas, but this can be done between the issuance of a grant and travel to the country. 

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All projects must include a research component. Grantees may also take university courses or carry out practical training through internships.

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The Commission welcomes applications from all disciplines.

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Border disputes and crime (including narcotics production and trafficking, illegal logging, and illegal mining) are considered sensitive issues.  Applicants proposing projects on these topics must demonstrate a clear understanding of and experience with research in these areas.

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The Fulbright Commission in Peru does not approve grants to work in zones declared “emergency zones” by the Peruvian government or those declared as high risk by the State Deparment such as the Valley of the Apurímac, Ene, and Mantaro Rivers (VRAEM).

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Grantees who plan to work in nature reserves and archaeological sites are required to have government permits. Permits take up to six months to process, so recommended candidates may need to begin the process prior to notification of final selection. Candidates and grantees must coordinate the permit process with their proposed host affiliation.

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Open Study/Research Award
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ETAs will offer their support and academic and professional knowledge to students and professors in the classroom of their host institution for 20-25 hours per week. They will share their understanding and first-hand experience of U.S. culture by organizing and executing educational, cultural, and social activities, both within the classroom and in extracurricular programs. In addition to their principal work at their assigned institution, ETAs will also design and dedicate 10 hours per week to a socially-oriented supplementary project. ETAs are responsible for prioritizing their work in their affiliation center and will be expected to complete a monthly report for the Fulbright Commission in Peru, in which they will provide updates on their work.

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Grant Length: 9 months

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Grant periods are typically from March to mid-December, 2023 (9 months).

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Mandatory. The Commission in Peru will organize online mandatory pre-departure group and individual sessions with all ETAs starting November 2022 - January 2023. The grant period starts with a mandatory 5-day orientation in Peru organized by the Fulbright Commission in Lima. Candidates should plan to arrive in Lima at the beginning of March.

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The Fulbright Commission in Peru welcomes applications from candidates with a demonstrated interest in working in an educational environment. Candidates with degrees in English, Spanish, Education, or TEFL/applied linguistics with some experience teaching or tutoring are preferred. Other fields will be seriously considered if combined with teaching experience and/or coursework in pedagogy.

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English Teaching Assistants responsibilities at their host institution will be up to 25 hours per week; therefore, grantees are expected to engage in other activities related to their personal, career, and/or educational interests. Applicants should consider a project that they would pursue if awarded the grant. Applicants should keep in mind that these activities should be flexible respective to geographic location, since they will not know where they will be placed until October 2022. For example, ETAs may pursue a course of study, conduct research into topics or issues relative to Peru, engage in specific volunteer activities, or a combination of these activities.

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Additional Information: A Foreign Language Evaluation by a college-level Spanish language instructor is required.

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Successful candidates must be articulate English speakers with native-level fluency.

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ETAs will be responsible for covering housing expenses with their stipend.

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Grantees will be assigned to teaching assistantship positions at universities, technical schools,  and teacher training colleges,  in Lima or in the Peruvian provinces. The colleges, which train ESL teachers, may or may not be affiliated with a university. However, they are part of the Peruvian System of Higher Education.

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ETAs will be assigned as language-learning assistants, but will not be responsible for teaching entire courses. The Fulbright Commission will match the grantee with the appropriate host institution. Details of assignments will be subject to communication between the Fulbright Commission and the host institution and based on the academic profile of the selected candidate and the host institution’s needs. In these cases, the Commission will discuss project alternatives with the grantee when the placement is made.

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ETAs may be placed in rural or urban areas depending on the location of the host institution.

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English Teaching Assistant Award