Programy jednotlivci

The Fulbright Program enables U.S. students, scholars, professionals, and teachers to participate in study, research, and teaching exchanges in the Slovak Republic.

 

General requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship
  •  High level of academic achievements

The Fulbright program expects not only high academic performance, but grantees contribute actively to the mutual understanding between the peple and the countries.

The Fulbright Commission co-operates closely with  the U.S. Department of State,  the Institute of International Education  (IIE) and Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) on administration of the program. The U.S. candidates have to contact these institutions to obtain more information and application material.

The Fulbright Commission, however, can assist candidates in identifying partner schools, academic and research institutions in the Slovak Republic.

 

Fulbright Scholar Program

U.S. scholars with considerable academic experience can propose projects in cooperation with a Slovak host institution (usually a university or post/secondary university level institution, research institution or other placement if necessary). Academic year is from October to June. Grantees can lecture and conduct research in a wide range of academic and professional fields. Preference is given to subjects related to the United States and to economic and social issues important for the Slovak Republic.

  • Application and Procedure Deadline

The application deadline is August 1 for awards beginning in September of the following year. Information and application can be obtained  from CIES.  Individual award descriptions can be found in the CIES Catalog of Awards awards.

 

The Fulbright U.S. Student program

There are fellowships availabe  for U.S. graduate students, young professionals and artists to study ao conduct research in the Slovak Republic for one academic year.

Advanced graduate students interested in studying or independent research are preferred. Applicants should have substantial experience in the proposed field of study or research.  For independent research or study in fields such as Slovak history, literature, anthropology, and political science there is substantial knowledge of Slovak language required. Academic year is through October to June. Applications in all fields will be considered.

  • Application Procedure and Deadline

The application deadline depends on the U.S. institution the student attends and on IIE. The applicants should contact  the  Fulbright Program Advisor on campus or the IIE for information.  Individual award descriptions can be found in the IIE on-line catalog.

 

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship

Candidates interested in English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in the Slovak Republic  must have minimaly completed BA degree.

Applications are welcome from graduating seniors and young professionals who are interested in teaching TEFL/Applied Linguistics, American studies, American literature, arts, political science and international education. Previous teaching experience is welcomed. Graduates in STEM sciences with teaching experience will be also considered. Positions require teaching approximately 15-18 hours per week.

  • Application Procedure and Deadline

The application deadline depends on the U.S. institution the student attends and on IIE. The applicants should contact  the  Fulbright Program Advisor on campus or the IIE for information.  Individual award descriptions can be found in the IIE on-line catalog.

 

The Fulbright Specialists Program

Fulbright Specialists Program is designed for U.S. faculty and professionals to collaborate with professional counterparts on curriculum and faculty development, institutional planning and a variety of other activities. Grants are awarded for projects that have to be completed within 2 - 6 weeks.  All information on procedures, deadline at cooperating institutions can be found HERE.  

 

Fulbright-Terra Foundation Award in the History of American Art

The award offers two grants per year at any university in a European Union country (except France, Germany, and the UK, where the Foundation already has established teaching fellowships). The grants are for undergraduate and/or graduate teaching in history of American art prior to 1980 and for research.  Scholars will be expected to aid host institutions in developing, modeling and adapting American art history curriculum.  They can also give seminars, workshops, and public lecturers, as well as advise graduate students on theses.  The award is for early career scholars up to the Associate Professor level, for one semester grants starting fall 2015.  A letter of invitation from a prospective host institution is required with the application.

 

  • Application Procedure and Deadline

The application deadline is August 1 for awards beginning in September of the following year. Information and application can be obtained  from CIES.  Individual award descriptions can be found in the CIES Catalog of Awards awards.

 

 

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