[Mansa-l] Fulbright Award Applications - US Citizens

Laura Arntson mansa_treas@yahoo.com
Sun, 27 May 2007 07:33:43 -0700 (PDT)


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MANSA members who are US Citizens, now is the time to apply for a Fulbright Award in Guinea, Mali, and elsewhere in the Mande world. 
   
            TRADITIONAL FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAM http://www.cies.org/award_book/award2008/area2.htm#Afr
  ELIGIBILITY requirements apply at the time of application. Applicants must meet all of the following requirements—unless specific exemptions are stated in individual country or award descriptions. Applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin and/or physical impairment. 
   
          
    U.S. citizenship at the time of application. Permanent resident status is not sufficient.
        
      
    A Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree (including a master's depending on the field) as appropriate at the time of application. For professionals and artists outside academe, recognized professional standing and substantial professional accomplishments. 
       
      
    College or university teaching experience at the level and in the field of the proposed lecturing activity as specified in the award description at the time of application. 
       
      
    Foreign language proficiency as specified in the award description or as required for the completion of the proposed project. (Note: Except in certain world areas and countries, lecturing is in English.)
       
      
    Sound physical and mental health
       
     
      
    Limits apply to previous Fulbright Scholar grantees
http://www.cies.org/message1.htm
       
     
      
    Notes on Eligibility
       
            
    Employees, spouses or dependent children of the United States Department of State or public and private organizations under contract to the United States Department of State are ineligible to apply for a Fulbright grant until one year after the employee's termination.
      
    In addition, candidates should be aware of the Review Criteria regarding Previous Experiences Abroad and Previous Fulbright Awards.
      
    Applicants must disclose any prior convictions for commission of a felony or a misdemeanor (excluding minor traffic violations). Applicants must also disclose if, at the time of application, or at any subsequent time during the selection process, they have been arrested for, indicted for, or charged with a felony or a misdemeanor (excluding minor traffic violations), and the criminal matter has not been resolved.
  
  

   
  GUINEA Fulbright Awards http://www.cies.org/award_book/award2008/country/AfrGuiGV.htm
   
  Summary:  One lecturing or lecturing/research award. For research awards, see the African Regional Research Program. Program Overview:  Candidates with a Ph.D., at least 3 years of postdoctoral university or college teaching experience and curriculum development experience are preferred. At the University of Kankan, University of Conakry and Higher Institute of Fine Arts, the academic year begins in October or November and is divided into three terms: October or November to December, January to March and April to June. At the Higher Agricultural and Veterinary Institute Valery Giscard d'Estaing of Faranah, the academic year begins in April and is divided into three terms: April to June, July to September and October to December. Staff:  Assistant Director Debra Egan, 202.686.6230, degan@cies.iie.org or James Heilman, 202.686.4027, jheilman@cies.iie.org 
   
  All Disciplines 
  Award #8070 Category:  Lecturing/Research Deadline:  August 1, 2007 Grant Activity: Teach undergraduate courses in a range of disciplines in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences. Contribute to curriculum development and advise faculty and staff on research methodology. Conduct research in area of specialization. Language: Lecturing is in French, except for American literature, which is taught in English. Fluent French is required for all applications. Location: University of Kankan or University of Conakry Length of Grant: 10 months Starting Date: October 2008 Staff: Assistant Director Debra Egan, 202.686.6230, degan@cies.iie.org or James Heilman, 202.686.4027, jheilman@cies.iie.org
   
  Fine Arts and Music 
  Award #8072 Category:  Lecturing or Lecturing/Research Deadline:  August 1, 2007 Grant Activity: Teach undergraduate courses in fine arts or music. Assist in developing curriculum and give faculty, staff and student seminars. Conduct research in area of specialization. Specialization(s): Ph.D. or master of fine arts in art education, photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, art history, music education, performance, music history, history of musical instruments Language: French proficiency is required for lecturing. Location: Higher Institute of Fine Arts Length of Grant: 10 months Starting Date: October 2008 Comments: Candidates are encouraged to contact the Institute director, Mr. Siba Fassou, via e-mail at isagarts@yahoo.fr to confirm whether their experience and specializations are of interest. The Institute is located just north of Conakry. Staff: Assistant Director Debra Egan, 202.686.6230, degan@cies.iie.org or James Heilman, 202.686.4027,
 jheilman@cies.iie.org
   
  Agriculture, Environmental Sciences or Forestry 
  Award #8071 Category:  Lecturing or Lecturing/Research Deadline:  August 1, 2007 Grant Activity: Teach undergraduate or graduate courses in agriculture, forestry and environmental sciences. Provide tutorials, assist with faculty and staff advising and contribute to curriculum development. Conduct research in area of specialization. Language: French proficiency is required for lecturing. Location: Higher Agricultural and Veterinary Institute Valery Giscard d'Estaing of Faranah Length of Grant: 7.5 months or 9 months Starting Date: June 2008 for 7.5 months or April 2009 for 9 months Comments: Candidates are encouraged to correspond with the head of the Department of Agriculture or the Department of Forestry and Environmental Sciences via e-mail at isav@mirinet.net.gn to determine whether their areas of specialization are of interest. Staff: Assistant Director Debra Egan, 202.686.6230, degan@cies.iie.org or James Heilman, 202.686.4027, jheilman@cies.iie.org
   
   
  MALI Fulbright Awards
  http://www.cies.org/award_book/award2008/country/AfrMalML.htm
   
  All Disciplines 
  Award #8078 Category:  Lecturing/Research Deadline:  August 1, 2007 Grant Activity: (1) Teach undergraduate courses in any discipline taught at the host university or (2) teach undergraduate courses in American history, literature and civilization at the teacher training school, Ecole Normale Superieure, of the University of Bamako. Assist with tutorials and senior thesis advising. Conduct research in area of specialization. Language: While lecturing is in English in American studies, French proficiency is needed for interaction. Fluent French is required for lecturing in all other disciplines. Location: University of Bamako Length of Grant: 9 months Starting Date: October 2008 Comments: Candidates are encouraged to contact CIES for information and correspond directly with potential host departments to determine whether their disciplines and specializations are of interest. The University of Bamako is a relatively new institution that was created by incorporating some
 existing higher education centers and creating four faculties: Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry; Technical Sciences; Juridical and Economic Sciences; Languages, Arts and Humanities; and schools of Administration, Engineering and Teacher Training; and Higher Institutes. The Higher Institute of Training and Applied Research (ISFRA) offers postgraduate training. Staff: Assistant Director Debra Egan, 202.686.6230, degan@cies.iie.org or James Heilman, 202.686.4027, jheilman@cies.iie.org

 
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<div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3>MANSA members who are US Citizens, now is the time to apply for a Fulbright Award in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:country-region w:st="on">Guinea</st1:country-region>, <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Mali</st1:place></st1:country-region>, and elsewhere in the Mande world. </FONT></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3>&nbsp;</FONT></o:p></div>  <DIV align=center>  <TABLE class=MsoNormalTable style="WIDTH: 100%; mso-cellspacing: 0in; mso-padding-alt: 0in 0in 0in 0in" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width="100%" border=0>  <TBODY>  <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 0; mso-yfti-firstrow: yes; mso-yfti-lastrow: yes">  <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-RIGHT: 0in; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3;
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 previous Fulbright Scholar grantees</FONT></STRONG><A href="http://www.cies.org/message1.htm"><BR><FONT face="Times New Roman">http://www.cies.org/message1.htm</FONT></A><o:p></o:p></div></TD></TR>  <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 11">  <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-RIGHT: 0in; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; PADDING-LEFT: 0in; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 1%; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" vAlign=top width="1%">  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT face="Times New Roman">&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></FONT></div></TD>  <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-RIGHT: 0in; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; PADDING-LEFT: 0in; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent">  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT face="Times New Roman">&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></FONT></div></TD></TR>  <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 12">  <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT:
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 #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" vAlign=top width="1%">  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><v:shape id=_x0000_i1032 style="WIDTH: 7.5pt; HEIGHT: 9.75pt" type="#_x0000_t75" alt=""><v:imagedata o:href="http://www.cies.org/graphics/arMS_tang.gif" src="file:///C:\DOCUME~1\LAURAA~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\msohtml1\01\clip_image002.gif"><FONT face="Times New Roman"></FONT></v:imagedata></v:shape><o:p></o:p></div></TD>  <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-RIGHT: 0in; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; PADDING-LEFT: 0in; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent">  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT face="Times New Roman">Employees, spouses or dependent children of the United States Department of State or public and private organizations under contract to the United States Department of State are ineligible to apply for a Fulbright grant until one year after the employee's
 termination.<o:p></o:p></FONT></div></TD></TR>  <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 1">  <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-RIGHT: 0in; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; PADDING-LEFT: 0in; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 1%; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" vAlign=top width="1%">  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><v:shape id=_x0000_i1033 style="WIDTH: 7.5pt; HEIGHT: 9.75pt" type="#_x0000_t75" alt=""><v:imagedata o:href="http://www.cies.org/graphics/arMS_tang.gif" src="file:///C:\DOCUME~1\LAURAA~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\msohtml1\01\clip_image002.gif"><FONT face="Times New Roman"></FONT></v:imagedata></v:shape><o:p></o:p></div></TD>  <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-RIGHT: 0in; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; PADDING-LEFT: 0in; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent">  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT face="Times New Roman">In
 addition, candidates should be aware of the </FONT><A href="http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/guidelines.htm#criteria"><FONT face="Times New Roman">Review Criteria</FONT></A><FONT face="Times New Roman"> regarding </FONT><A href="http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/guidelines.htm#previous"><FONT face="Times New Roman">Previous Experiences Abroad and Previous Fulbright Awards</FONT></A><FONT face="Times New Roman">.<o:p></o:p></FONT></div></TD></TR>  <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 2; mso-yfti-lastrow: yes">  <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-RIGHT: 0in; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; PADDING-LEFT: 0in; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; WIDTH: 1%; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" vAlign=top width="1%">  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><v:shape id=_x0000_i1034 style="WIDTH: 7.5pt; HEIGHT: 9.75pt" type="#_x0000_t75" alt=""><v:imagedata o:href="http://www.cies.org/graphics/arMS_tang.gif"
 src="file:///C:\DOCUME~1\LAURAA~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\msohtml1\01\clip_image002.gif"><FONT face="Times New Roman"></FONT></v:imagedata></v:shape><o:p></o:p></div></TD>  <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-RIGHT: 0in; BORDER-TOP: #e0dfe3; PADDING-LEFT: 0in; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #e0dfe3; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: #e0dfe3; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent">  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT face="Times New Roman">Applicants must disclose any prior convictions for commission of a felony or a misdemeanor (excluding minor traffic violations). Applicants must also disclose if, at the time of application, or at any subsequent time during the selection process, they have been arrested for, indicted for, or charged with a felony or a misdemeanor (excluding minor traffic violations), and the criminal matter has not been resolved.<o:p></o:p></FONT></div></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT
 face="Times New Roman"></FONT></o:p></div></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT face="Times New Roman"></FONT></o:p></div></TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE></DIV>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3>&nbsp;</FONT></o:p></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=3><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on"><B><SPAN style="COLOR: #336699; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">GUINEA</SPAN></B></st1:country-region></st1:place><B><SPAN style="COLOR: #336699; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> Fulbright Awards <A href="http://www.cies.org/award_book/award2008/country/AfrGuiGV.htm">http://www.cies.org/award_book/award2008/country/AfrGuiGV.htm</A><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></FONT></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3>&nbsp;</FONT></o:p></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt;
 FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Summary:&nbsp;</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> One lecturing or lecturing/research award. For research awards, see the African Regional Research Program. <B>Program Overview:&nbsp;</B> Candidates with a Ph.D., at least 3 years of postdoctoral university or college teaching experience and curriculum development experience are preferred. At the <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Kankan</st1:PlaceName>, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Conakry</st1:PlaceName></st1:place> and Higher Institute of Fine Arts, the academic year begins in October or November and is divided into three terms: October or November to December, January to March and April to June. At the Higher Agricultural and Veterinary Institute Valery Giscard d'Estaing of Faranah, the academic year begins in April and is divided into three terms: April to
 June, July to September and October to December. <B>Staff:&nbsp;</B> Assistant Director Debra Egan, 202.686.6230, <A href="mailto:degan@cies.iie.org">degan@cies.iie.org</A> or James Heilman, 202.686.4027, <A href="mailto:jheilman@cies.iie.org">jheilman@cies.iie.org</A></SPAN><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman"> <o:p></o:p></FONT></FONT></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><A name=2></A><o:p><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3>&nbsp;</FONT></o:p></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=3><B><SPAN style="COLOR: #336699; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">All Disciplines </SPAN></B><o:p></o:p></FONT></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt; COLOR: #cc0000; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Award #8070 </SPAN></B><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Category:&nbsp;</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> Lecturing/Research <B><!--- modify by tonny on 02/26/04 for
 changing the deadline title, August is deadline --->Deadline:&nbsp;</B> <B>August 1, 2007</B> <B>Grant Activity:&nbsp;</B>Teach undergraduate courses in a range of disciplines in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences. Contribute to curriculum development and advise faculty and staff on research methodology. Conduct research in area of specialization. <B>Language:&nbsp;</B>Lecturing is in French, except for American literature, which is taught in English. Fluent French is required for all applications. <B>Location:&nbsp;</B><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Kankan</st1:PlaceName> or <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Conakry</st1:PlaceName></st1:place> <B>Length of Grant:&nbsp;</B>10 months <B>Starting Date:&nbsp;</B>October 2008 <B>Staff:&nbsp;</B>Assistant Director Debra Egan, 202.686.6230, <A href="mailto:degan@cies.iie.org">degan@cies.iie.org</A>
 or James Heilman, 202.686.4027, <A href="mailto:jheilman@cies.iie.org">jheilman@cies.iie.org</A></SPAN><B><SPAN style="COLOR: #336699; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="COLOR: #336699; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p><FONT size=3>&nbsp;</FONT></o:p></SPAN></B></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=3><B><SPAN style="COLOR: #336699; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Fine Arts and Music </SPAN></B><o:p></o:p></FONT></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt; COLOR: #cc0000; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Award #8072 </SPAN></B><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Category:&nbsp;</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> Lecturing or Lecturing/Research <B><!--- modify by tonny on 02/26/04 for changing the deadline title, August is deadline --->Deadline:&nbsp;</B> <B>August 1, 2007</B> <B>Grant Activity:&nbsp;</B>Teach
 undergraduate courses in fine arts or music. Assist in developing curriculum and give faculty, staff and student seminars. Conduct research in area of specialization. <B>Specialization(s):&nbsp;</B>Ph.D. or master of fine arts in art education, photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, art history, music education, performance, music history, history of musical instruments <B>Language:&nbsp;</B>French proficiency is required for lecturing. <B>Location:&nbsp;</B>Higher Institute of Fine Arts <B>Length of Grant:&nbsp;</B>10 months <B>Starting Date:&nbsp;</B>October 2008 <B>Comments:&nbsp;</B>Candidates are encouraged to contact the Institute director, Mr. Siba Fassou, via e-mail at isagarts@yahoo.fr to confirm whether their experience and specializations are of interest. The Institute is located just north of <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Conakry</st1:place></st1:City>. <B>Staff:&nbsp;</B>Assistant Director Debra Egan, 202.686.6230, <A
 href="mailto:degan@cies.iie.org">degan@cies.iie.org</A> or James Heilman, 202.686.4027, <A href="mailto:jheilman@cies.iie.org">jheilman@cies.iie.org</A><o:p></o:p></SPAN></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></SPAN></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=3><B><SPAN style="COLOR: #336699; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Agriculture, Environmental Sciences or Forestry </SPAN></B><o:p></o:p></FONT></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt; COLOR: #cc0000; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Award #8071 </SPAN></B><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Category:&nbsp;</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> Lecturing or Lecturing/Research <B><!--- modify by tonny on 02/26/04 for changing the deadline title, August is deadline --->Deadline:&nbsp;</B> <B>August 1, 2007</B> <B>Grant Activity:&nbsp;</B>Teach
 undergraduate or graduate courses in agriculture, forestry and environmental sciences. Provide tutorials, assist with faculty and staff advising and contribute to curriculum development. Conduct research in area of specialization. <B>Language:&nbsp;</B>French proficiency is required for lecturing. <B>Location:&nbsp;</B>Higher Agricultural and Veterinary Institute Valery Giscard d'Estaing of Faranah <B>Length of Grant:&nbsp;</B>7.5 months or 9 months <B>Starting Date:&nbsp;</B>June 2008 for 7.5 months or April 2009 for 9 months <B>Comments:&nbsp;</B>Candidates are encouraged to correspond with the head of the Department of Agriculture or the Department of Forestry and Environmental Sciences via e-mail at isav@mirinet.net.gn to determine whether their areas of specialization are of interest. <B>Staff:&nbsp;</B>Assistant Director Debra Egan, 202.686.6230, <A href="mailto:degan@cies.iie.org">degan@cies.iie.org</A> or James Heilman, 202.686.4027, <A
 href="mailto:jheilman@cies.iie.org">jheilman@cies.iie.org</A><o:p></o:p></SPAN></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3>&nbsp;</FONT></o:p></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="COLOR: blue"><o:p><FONT face="Times New Roman" size=3>&nbsp;</FONT></o:p></SPAN></B></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=3><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><B><SPAN style="COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">MALI</SPAN></B></st1:place></st1:country-region><B><SPAN style="COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> Fulbright Awards<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></FONT></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="COLOR: #336699; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><FONT size=3>http://www.cies.org/award_book/award2008/country/AfrMalML.htm<o:p></o:p></FONT></SPAN></B></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT
 face="Times New Roman" size=3>&nbsp;</FONT></o:p></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=3><B><SPAN style="COLOR: #336699; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">All Disciplines </SPAN></B><o:p></o:p></FONT></div>  <div class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt; COLOR: #cc0000; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Award #8078 </SPAN></B><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Category:&nbsp;</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> Lecturing/Research <B><!--- modify by tonny on 02/26/04 for changing the deadline title, August is deadline --->Deadline:&nbsp;</B> <B>August 1, 2007</B> <B>Grant Activity:&nbsp;</B>(1) Teach undergraduate courses in any discipline taught at the host university or (2) teach undergraduate courses in American history, literature and civilization at the teacher training school, Ecole Normale Superieure, of the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of
 <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Bamako</st1:PlaceName></st1:place>. Assist with tutorials and senior thesis advising. Conduct research in area of specialization. <B>Language:&nbsp;</B>While lecturing is in English in American studies, French proficiency is needed for interaction. Fluent French is required for lecturing in all other disciplines. <B>Location:&nbsp;</B><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Bamako</st1:PlaceName></st1:place> <B>Length of Grant:&nbsp;</B>9 months <B>Starting Date:&nbsp;</B>October 2008 <B>Comments:&nbsp;</B>Candidates are encouraged to contact CIES for information and correspond directly with potential host departments to determine whether their disciplines and specializations are of interest. The <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Bamako</st1:PlaceName></st1:place> is a relatively new institution that was created by
 incorporating some existing higher education centers and creating four faculties: Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry; Technical Sciences; Juridical and Economic Sciences; Languages, Arts and Humanities; and schools of Administration, Engineering and Teacher Training; and Higher Institutes. The Higher Institute of Training and Applied Research (ISFRA) offers postgraduate training. <B>Staff:&nbsp;</B>Assistant Director Debra Egan, 202.686.6230, <A href="mailto:degan@cies.iie.org">degan@cies.iie.org</A> or James Heilman, 202.686.4027, <A href="mailto:jheilman@cies.iie.org">jheilman@cies.iie.org</A><o:p></o:p></SPAN></div><p>&#32;

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