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THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Announces the Annual Competition for the Fulbright & Humphrey Exchange Programs from December 1, 2022, to January 31, 2023

Publié le dimanche 22 janvier 2023 à 20h00min

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THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Announces the Annual Competition for the Fulbright & Humphrey Exchange Programs from December 1, 2022, to January 31, 2023

More Information and Application Forms : https://bf.usembassy.gov/education-culture/exchanges-programs/

1. Fulbright Visiting Student (FVS)
For students and professionals who would like to pursue a master’s degree or PhD in the United States (1–2-year grants). Candidates must have a high level of English – enough to successfully pursue full-time graduate-level study in the United States (i.e., a TOEFL score of at least 575).

2. Fulbright Visiting Student – Long Term English (FVS-LTE)
This program is like the Fulbright Visiting Students Program discussed in item 1, except candidates can have English language training in the United States for up to eight months before their master’s degree program. The program is only available to candidates seeking a master’s degree and must have a TOEFL score of at least 550.

3. Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP)
This program is intended for university faculty members or individuals working at independent research centers, museums, or other cultural institutions that have educational and research objectives. This program allows selected applicants to go to the United States to conduct research for three-to-nine months during the academic year. There is also a special program for persons who desire to do AIDS-related research or professional development in the United States. The disciplines eligible for the special AIDS program include Sociology and social work, anthropology, education, economics, law, public administration, communications, art, theater, medical sciences, biological sciences, and psychology. A good command of English is essential, but no minimum TOEFL score is required.

4. Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
For mid-level professionals who are moving up into leadership positions in the public or private sector. This program offers an opportunity to develop one’s leadership skills and learn the latest in their field. Fellows spend approximately nine months in the United States taking graduate-level courses at a U.S. university, participating in long-term leadership development programs and engaging with professional peers from around the world in non-academic professional development activities. This is not an academic degree program. The goal is general professional development. Candidates must already have an undergraduate university degree, at least five years of professional experience, and be proficient in English (TOEFL score of at least 550).

5. Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program This Program brings international teachers to the United States for a six-week program to take academic seminars for professional development at a host university and to observe and share their expertise with teachers and students at the host university and at local primary and secondary schools. Applicants must be current secondary-level, full-time teachers of English, English as a Foreign Language (EFL), math, science, or social studies including special education teachers in those subjects at institutions serving primarily a local population. Applicants must hold at least a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent and have completed at least five years of full-time teaching by the start of the program. Applicants should be able to demonstrate English language proficiency by attaining a minimum score of 450 on the TOEFL.

• Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Burkina Faso.
• Application forms can be found here : https://bf.usembassy.gov/education-culture/exchanges-programs/
• complete and submit by January 31, 2023.

Public Information Sessions :
Each Wednesdays from 16 : to 18:00 (Dec.7, 2022 - Jan. 25, 2023) at :
FACEBOOK LIVE SESSION ON : December 02 and 16, 2022 from 10:00-11:00
January 13 and 20, 2023 from 10:00-11:00

Local employees’ staff (LES) abroad employed by the State Department/United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and member of their families (This provision includes all employees, paid or unpaid (including part-time or temporary employees, consultants, externs, fellows and contract employees) are ineligible for grants during the period of their employment and for one year following the termination of employment.

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