Are the webinars available online?
Yes. If you were not able to join us for the webinars that provided a program overview and advice on how to craft a successful proposal, please view the slides and listen to the audio portion of the presentation on our website. The webinars provide helpful insight and may address many questions you have throughout the proposal process.
Will each scholar need his or her own kitchen access or would joint/communal kitchen access be suitable?
The scholars may not share a communal kitchen. Individual furnished accommodations are required for every scholar including private bedroom, kitchen, bathroom facilities, wireless internet access, and must be either walking distance from the campus or accessible via a campus shuttle or public/local transportation. Generally, graduate housing or campus residence halls are inappropriate. Studio or apartment-style housing is expected.
Will institutions need to provide daily meals for the scholars?
No, the scholars will receive stipend payments directly from CIES at the start of the program, which will allow them to pay for their daily living expenses. Institutions are required to meet the cultural needs of the participants including accessibility of halal food. Please note that a portion of the program will take place during Ramadan.
What are the formatting requirements for the proposal and are their page limits? Where can I find information on budget guidelines? (English Lang. only)
Please reference the proposal guidelines for details on the budget, narrative formatting and page limit requirements. Narratives are not to exceed five double-spaced pages (1 inch margins).
What is the minimum and maximum number of participants that an institution needs to host under the program? (ELW only)
Approximately twenty scholars are currently projected but the final numbers will depend on the application breakdown and the English language proficiency of the applicants.
Can an institution only apply to host the Intensive English Language Workshop?
Yes, institutions are welcome to apply just for the four-week Intensive English Language Workshop. IIE will seriously consider applications that are submitted for the Intensive English workshop regardless of whether you submit a proposal for the ten-week discipline based program as well.
Can you tell us from which type of institution the visiting professors would most likely represent?
All types of diversity, including geographical and institutional, are important to the Fulbright Program. We hope to have representation from institutions within Libya that grant undergraduate and graduate degrees. The visiting scholars will be, at a minimum, full-time instructors or lecturers with M.A./M.S. degrees. Some may have recently completed graduate programs and have relatively little university-level teaching experience, while others may be more advanced in teaching in their field.