Fulbright Middle East and North Africa Regional Research Fellowships

Full Fellowship Announcement

This scholarship is not offered in 2018

Up to six grants are offered to professionals who have a demonstrated record of research achievements for research in any academic or professional field, to be carried out in more than one country of the Middle East, North Africa, or South Asia. 

Frequently Asked Questions

I have been awarded another grant(s) to study/conduct research in the United States. Am I eligible to apply for a Fulbright award?
Yes, recipients of other grants are eligible for Fulbright awards. Applicants, however, are encouraged to check with their U.S. universities/institutions/or other grant sources to ascertain if the Fulbright award will be deducted from their funding.
May my spouse apply for a Fulbright grant at the same time that I apply?
Yes
Will I be at a disadvantage if I have studied previously in the United States?
Yes. While applicants who have had a previous U.S. experience may receive awards, preference will be given to applicants without such experience.
Can I apply for more than one Fulbright award category?
Yes, if you meet the eligibility requirements of each of the programs to which you apply. However, you may receive only one Fulbright Fellowship at any given point in time.
I am already enrolled in a program in the U.S. May I apply for a Fulbright award to complete my program?
No. Fulbright awards are granted to applicants who have not commenced their programs in the U.S.
I am a qualified medical doctor. May I apply for the post-doctoral program?
Yes, if you intend to carry out research in the United States, which will not involve you in clinical contact with patients. Post-doctoral Fellowships are not available to support clinical internships.
Can I avail myself of a Fulbright award for a project that I want to work on in Israel?
No. Fulbright awards are for study/research in the United States only.

For further information or inquiries, please contact: 
Noa Turgeman
phone: 03-5172131 ext. 203
e-mail: NoaT@fulbright.org.il

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