Fulbright Specialist Program is open now for the submission of the project proposals for 2020 year. For a general program overview and highlights of the Fulbright Specialist Program, you can visit the website: fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org/specialist This program offers Moldovan universities the possibility to invite U.S. professionals to share their expertise by collaborating on projects initiated by universities. Project activities may include, but are not limited to: teaching or training; developing curricula or teaching/educational materials; institutional planning; building capacity of faculty, administrators, or staff; delivering seminars or academic courses and conducting needs assessments for programs or institutions. The program accepts proposals in any field except English Teaching. For 2020 the priority areas are:
- Business Administration and Job Creation,
- Cyber Security and IT,
- Disaster Response,
- Media Literacy/Countering Disinformation,
- Public Administration and
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
As additional priority fields emerge during the year, additional funding may be available for projects in those areas. The length of a Fulbright Specialist project must be a minimum of 14 days and a maximum of 42 days, including travel days and weekends. The projects should have a start date no earlier than January 1, 2020 and must be completed by the end of September 30, 2021. This program requires contribution from the host university by providing lodging, meals and local transportation expenses for the specialist. If a host institution is unable to provide the entire cost, it is encouraged to identify cost-share partners or request funding from the Embassy. If you are interested in hosting a Fulbright Specialist, please check about the eligibility at fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org/host. If you have any questions, please review this information: fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org/faq or contact us by e-mail. And if you are interested to apply, please submit the application via the online project portal: worldlearning-community.force.com/FSPHost by December 30, 2019.
Departament pentru Relații Internaționale