Scholarships : The Fulbright Visiting Specialists Program 2009
The Fulbright Visiting Specialists Program
The Fulbright Visiting Specialists Program provides grants for Indonesian scholars and practitioners to conduct intensive three to six week programs of teaching, lecturing and public outreach on topics in Islamic civilization and developments in the Muslim world. Ideal applicants are scholars or practitioners with outstanding records of academic, professional, community service, the ability to address topics in Islamic civilization in addition to teaching in their own disciplines and about Indonesia, the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically in English and the desire to serve as a cultural ambassador.
The participants may teach short courses or seminars in their field of expertise as it relates to Islam or the Muslim world, team-teach with American faculty, student or teacher workshops, advise faculty and students, develop curricula, participate in informal discussions with students, and outreach activities, including programs for community groups, and interviews with the media. The program does not support research and provides no time for the participants to pursue personal projects. Participants may be in fields of Islamic and area studies, arts, communication and journalism.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent experience or a terminal degree in their field, demonstrate a strong record of academic, professional, and community service, expertise on Islam as a creed and culture, maturity, dependability, flexibility, integrity and professionalism. Applicants must be residing in Indonesia at the time of application.
Specific questions regarding the application process may be addressed via e-mail to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. We do not accept email applications. Hard copies must be sent or delivered to American Indonesian Exchange Foundation.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should complete the appropriate application forms and return them to AMINEF by the application deadline. Forms are available by downloading the form and the instruction below, by mail or in person at the AMINEF Office, Gedung Balai Pustaka, 6th floor, Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya 4, Jakarta 10720.
The deadline for the submission of application materials for this program is June 30, 2009.
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