Forwarded by Jeremy Butler, for more information, contact [log in to unmask] ---original message---------- Update of Available Awards: 1998-99 U.S. Scholar Program The deadline for regular Fulbright scholar lecturing and research awards for Americans going abroad in 1998-99 was August 1, 1997. CIES is accepting late applications only for the 1998-99 awards. The availability of individual awards will change as applications are submitted, and opportunities within countries and regions may close at any time. Please confirm the status of the awards that interest you before proceeding or completing the application materials. Final decision as to the number of awards and availability of specific openings is subject to funding considerations and approval by the United States Information Agency and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Lecturing assignments are in English, unless otherwise noted. _________________________________ Eligibility o U.S. citizenship is required at the time of application. Status as a permanent resident is not sufficient. o A doctorate is required at the time of application, unless otherwise noted. In fields such as TEFL, the performing or creative arts, etc., the appropriate terminal degree may be acceptable. For professionals outside academe, comparable experience and recognized professional standing are expected. Consult individual award descriptions. o Proficiency in a foreign language is required for some awards, as noted in the award description. Award Benefits Award benefits vary by country and type of award. Grants range in duration from two months to the full academic year. Benefits may include: o Monthly stipend. o Round-trip travel for the grantee. In many countries, travel for up to two dependents for semester and/or academic-year awards. o Housing or housing allowance in many countries. o Subsistence or living allowance in many countries. o Tuition allowance in some countries. See the benefits table beginning on page 119 of the 1998-99 Awards/Application Booklet for the specific grant provisions that apply. Sabbatical, leave-of-absence, or retirement pay may be used concurrently with Fulbright support. _________________________________ Other 1998-99 Award Programs Administered by CIES November 1 deadline: o U.S.-Germany International Education Administrators Program o U.S.-Japan International Education Administrators Program o U.S.-Korea International Education Administrators Program o Fulbright German Studies Seminar January 1 deadline: o NATO Advanced Research Fellowships and Institutional Grants ____________________________________ Call now to talk with a program officer about award details and the prospect for applying. USIA FULBRIGHT SENIOR SCHOLAR PROGRAM Council for International Exchange of Scholars 3007 Tilden Street, NW, Suite 5M Washington, DC 20008-3009 --Affiliated with the Institute of International Education-- ______________________________________________________________________________ The Fulbright Program is funded and administered by the United States Information Agency. Financial support is also provided by participating governments and by host institutions in the United States and abroad. The presidentially appointed J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board formulates policy guidelines and makes the final selection of all grantees. ---- Jeremy Butler [log in to unmask] ScreenSite http://www.sa.ua.edu/ScreenSite Telecommunication & Film/University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa/AL ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.