Fulbright U.S. – ASEAN Visiting Scholar Program 2013
HANOI, September 19, 2012 – The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi is pleased to call for nominations of outstanding candidates to participate in the 2013 Fulbright U.S. – ASEAN Visiting Scholar Program. The Fulbright U.S – ASEAN initiative is marking 35 years of partnership between ASEAN and the United States.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton proudly supports this initiative and it is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State. The program is designed for university faculty, foreign ministry and government officials, and professional staff of think tanks and other NGOs in Vietnam and in other ASEAN member nations to travel to the U.S. for scholarly and professional research for 3-4 months on issues that are relevant and useful to member nations, and central to the U.S. - ASEAN relationship. The Fulbright Program in Vietnam, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Hanoi will coordinate to nominate up to two candidates from Vietnam.
The 2013 Fulbright U.S. - ASEAN visiting scholars may apply to lecture and conduct research in fields that will support ASEAN initiatives including but not limited to: Education, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Food Technology, Geography, Geology, Information Sciences, Journalism, Law, Life Science, Management Information Systems, Museum Studies, Political Science, Public Administration, Public/Global Health, Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, and TEFL & Applied Linguistics.
- Hold a single Vietnamese citizenship
- University faculty, foreign ministry and government officials, and professional staff of think tanks and other NGOs in Vietnam
- Proficiency in English
- Residing in Vietnam
A complete application includes:
- An online application
- Project statement (three to five pages)
- Curriculum vitae (up to six pages)
- Letters of recommendation (three required)
Fulbright U.S - ASEAN Visiting Scholar awards will provide:
- A monthly stipend for grantees, between US $2,500 and $2,900/month, depending on U.S. host city.
- A direct-flight, round-trip economy-class air ticket.
- A $900 Professional and Settling-in allowance.
- Qualifying university lab and research fees up to $3,000, as necessary
- No dependent support will be available.
Deadline: Friday, November 16, 2012
Application Form: Only online application is eligible to be considered. The online application is available at: http://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/scholars/30