ASEAN-U.S.-Launch-3rd-Batch-of-Fulbright-Visiting-Scholars-1140x530The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is pleased to announce the FY 2017 competition for the U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Initiative, regionally competed awards for Visiting Scholars that will support research in fields related to ASEAN issues.
The Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Visiting Scholar Initiative is open to university faculty, foreign ministry and government officials, and professional staff of private sectors, think tanks and other NGOs in ASEAN Member States to travel to the United States for scholarly and professional research for three to four months on issues that are relevant ASEAN and central to the U.S.-ASEAN relationship. Nominations will be accepted from all ASEAN Member States. It is anticipated that 10 qualified applicants will be selected, preferably representing all 10 Members States.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be Malaysian citizens and must reside in Malaysia throughout the
    nomination and the selection process, and must return to Malaysia upon completion of
    their program in the United States.
  • Applicants should be university faculty, foreign ministry and government officials, or professionals in think tanks and other NGOs whose work focuses on U.S.-ASEAN issues.
  • Applicants will be expected to have a significant record of scholarly or professional accomplishment.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who have not had recent and substantial experience in the United States.
  • Good health. Applicants selected for a Fulbright grant are required to submit a Medical History and Examination Report before their grants can be finalized

Application Procedures:

  • Interested applicants should access and complete the online application here .
  • Applicants should select “U.S.-ASEAN Fulbright Initiative” in the menu. Otherwise, please select “Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program” and indicate clearly “U.S.-ASEAN Fulbright Initiative” as part of your project or research title.
  • Under question #4, “Category of Grant”, please be sure to indicate whether you are applying for a ‘Research’ or Lecturing/Research’ award.

Award Terms: Fulbright U.S. – ASEAN Visiting Scholar awards will provide:

• A monthly stipend for grantees, between US$ 2,710 and $ 3,145 per month,
depending on city.
• One direct-flight, round-trip economy-class air ticket.
• A one-time $1,250 Professional and Settling-in allowance.
• Qualifying university lab and research fees up to $3,000 as necessary.
• No dependent support will be available.

The following materials comprise a complete application:

• Application
• Project statement (three to five pages)
• Bibliography (up to three pages; this is required for research or combined teaching/research awards)
• Curriculum vitae (up to six pages)
• Letter of invitation
• Letters of recommendation (three are required)
• Passport bio page

Application Deadline: November 10, 2016

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