Call for Applications: July 17 - November 17 (5:00p.m. COT), 2017.
The Fulbright U.S. Specialist Program provides the opportunity for different Colombian institutions to receive specialized academic support and advising, in a particular field of study, from a U.S. expert with Ph.D. or equivalent professional experience. The application must be submitted by the interested Colombian institution according to its main needs and challenges. The program supports the following activities:
- Curricular development and/or evaluation.
- New program or initiative development and/or evaluation.
- Faculty and/or researcher training programs.
- Specialized courses, seminars, workshops and conferences.
- Specialized academic support.
For the Cohort 2018-19, six (6) Fulbright Specialist grants are available. The Specialist period of visit must range between fourteen (14) and forty-two (42) days. The following institutions are eligible to apply to the program: higher education institutions, research centers, government institutions, NGO's, other non-profit organizations promoting education, culture and development in Colombia. This program fosters relations between Colombian and U.S. institutions and promotes new forms of academic and professional collaboration.
The U.S. candidate must be approved in the Fulbright Specialist Roster to be eligible to support the project. Along with the online application, the host institution in Colombia must submit a Letter of Financial Commitment whereby it accepts to cover the Specialist’s lodging, local transportation and meals costs, as outlined in the Program Call for Applications.