About the award
Conduct research in the area of specialization.
In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is a public diplomacy initiative designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary research or teaching activities.
GRANT DATES - Grants may begin any time after September 2018.
LOCATIONS - Nouvelle-Aquitaine universities or research centers. Grantees are expected to reside in the region of the award.
DISCIPLINE TYPE - Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
Nouvelle-Aquitaine welcomes candidates in all fields, preferably in the following areas in which the regional research teams are especially strong: analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, subsoil energy, optic-lasers, health sciences, environmental sciences, information sciences, archaeology, economics and management.
€2,400-€2,800 per month depending on the city of placement. There is no allocation for accompanying dependents. Applicants are responsible for finding their own housing, although some host institutions may facilitate the process. The Euraxess network can also help with housing and local logistics.
ESTIMATED TRAVEL AND RELOCATION ALLOWANCE
International travel allowance provided for grantee only. All research scholars receive a travel allowance of €1,200.
SPECIAL AWARD BENEFITS
Visa fees will be waived for Fulbright grantees and their accompanying dependents.
Please refer to the figures above for an estimate of Fulbright award benefits. Benefits may include a base stipend, living and housing allowances, and additional one-time allowances. Benefits may vary based on a scholar's current academic rank (or professional equivalent), the city of placement, the type of award (teaching, teaching/research, or research), and the number of and duration of stay of accompanying dependents. In most cases, dependent housing and living allowances will not be provided to Flex grantees. Final grant amounts will be determined prior to the start of the 2018-2019 academic year and are subject to the availability of funds. The United States Department of State reserves the right to alter, without notice, participating countries, number of awards and allowances.
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