Africa, Sub-Saharan

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Overview


Opportunities are available to teach and conduct research at educational institutions and research centers throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Beyond their specific research or teaching objectives, Fulbright Scholars to the region build lasting relationships that serve as the foundation for future collaborations through activities such as developing affiliations between institutions in the United States and Africa, or assisting in training and curriculum development.

 

StoryMap
Click through to view quotes, successful projects, and scholar stories from throughout the region.

Featured Awards

Resources and Contact us

CIES offers a series of resources providing detailed information on many aspects of the Fulbright Scholar Program opportunities. Depending on your interests, you can find a wealth of answers to your specific questions in our upcoming and archived webinars.

  • Webinar - Virtual Advising: Sub-Saharan Africa (June 27, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT)
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  • Webinar - Global Hidden Gems (June 21, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT)
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  • Webinar - Research Opportunities Through the Fulbright Scholar Program (May 1, 2017 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT)
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  • Webinar - Fulbright Scholar Flex Awards (May 1, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT)
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  • Webinar - Fulbright for Scholars with Disabilities (April 24, 2017 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT)
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  • Webinar - The ABC's of Fulbright (April 18, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT)
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  • Webinar - Fulbright Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa (March 28, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT)
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  • Webinar - Why You Should Apply for an All Disciplines Award (February 22, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST)
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  • Webinar - How to Navigate the Catalog of Awards (February 14, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST)
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  • Webinar - The 2018-2019 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program- What’s New? (February 8, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST)
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  • Webinar - Why does Fulbright Make Sense? (January 30, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST)
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  • Webinar - What is Fulbright? (January 23, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST)
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  • Past Fulbright recipients in Africa Sub-Saharan
    Warren Binford, South Africa, 2012-2013
    Galia Boneh, Malawi, 2010-2012
    Phillip Horton, Nigeria, 2004-2005
    David Kelly, Sierra Leone, 2010-2011
    Mary Grace Neville, Ghana, 2012-2013
    Complete information on past Fulbright recipients in Africa Sub-Saharan can be found in the Scholar Directory.
     
  • Presentation and Workshop Schedule - CIES program staff continue to visit university and college campuses countrywide, as well as participate in a range of conferences in the sciences. Please check the schedule to find out when program staff will be at an event near you. If you are interested in having CIES staff visit your campus and speak with department faculty about opportunities in your field, contact us at outreach@iie.org.

Contact Us

Lisa Hendricks, Regional Lead, Africa, Sub-Saharan / Middle East and North Africa, subsaharanafrica@iie.org
Alisha Scott, Program Officer, Africa, Sub-Saharan / Western Hemisphere, subsaharanafrica@iie.org
Kaitlin Taylor, Program Coordinator, Africa, Sub-Saharan / Middle East and North Africa, subsaharanafrica@iie.org

Or the Catalog of Awards