Applicants must have a minimum of five years’ experience in community college administration. Open to community college administrators, including presidents, vice presidents, provosts, deans and other individuals with institutional authority for program development and international outreach. Applicants should be able to discuss issues concerning the U.S. system of higher education, the role of community colleges in this system and in local communities. Individuals without prior professional connections to Russia and whose home institutions do not have an established partnership or affiliation with Russian institutions of higher learning are encouraged to apply.
The full text of the current J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Policies For Fulbright U.S. Scholars may be found in Chapter 600: U.S. Lecturers and Research Scholars.
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.
- PhD or equivalent terminal degree is not required.
- Minimum five years’ experience in the administration of a U.S. community college with institutional authority for program development and international outreach
- Sound physical and mental health
- Limits apply to previous Fulbright Scholar grantees
Important Message from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board about Fulbright Scholar Grant Limits.
- 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.
A candidate who has resided abroad for five or more consecutive years in a six-year year period preceding the date of application is ineligible for a grant. For the purpose of this section, a candidate who has lived outside the United States for nine months or more during a calendar year is deemed to have resided abroad for that year. 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.