University of Northern Iowa

February Fulbright Announcement

1) 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Core Competition is Now OPEN
The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2014-2015 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.  In order to meet the changing needs of academia and develop new options to accommodate better the interests and commitments of today’s scholars, the program has introduced several innovations to the 2014-2015 program, including: Fulbright Flex Awards, Fulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career Awards, Salary Stipend Supplements, and Teaching English as a Foreign Language Awards.  Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to learn more about these opportunities, and hundreds of others, by visiting the Catalog of Awards.  The application deadline for most awards is August 1, 2013.  U.S. citizenship is required.  For other eligibility requirements and detailed award descriptions visit http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/  or contact scholars@iie.org.

2) Call for Reviewers: Core Fulbright Scholar Program and Fulbright Specialist Program
CIES is currently seeking Fulbright Scholar alumni and other individuals with specific expertise in a discipline to fill open vacancies across 78 different discipline review committees.  If you know someone who may be interested in serving on a committee, please direct them to the CIES Peer Review website (http://www.cies.org/PeerReview/) or have them contact Douglass Hay at PeerReview@iie.org for further information.  The Fulbright Specialist Program is also looking for peer reviewer to evaluate applications and recommend U.S. applicants for the Fulbright Specialist Roster based on the program goals and review criteria. The presidentially appointed J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board makes the final selection of Fulbright Specialist candidates.  Interested individuals may contact Anneke Archer at aarcher@iie.org for further information and visit http://www.cies.org/specialists/ for program details.