If you have made contact with a colleague at a non-U.S. institution that wishes to develop and submit a Specialist project request, please see the project request submission and approval process.
Below is a general checklist of aspects the requesting institution should note when completing a project request form, proposing a potential project opportunity for a preferred Specialist.
The host institution:
- Is a non-U.S., post-secondary academic institution or an education-focused organization.
- Has documented its willingness to provide housing or a housing allowance for the Specialist for the specific dates of the project.
- Has documented its willingness to provide meals or a per diem allowance for the Specialist for the duration of the project.
- Has documented its willingness to pay for and arrange all in-country grant-related travel for the duration of the project.
- Has documented its willingness to arrange for the Specialist’s arrival and pickup from the airport.
The proposed project:
- Has a grant length of 14 to 42 days, including estimated round trip travel days to the host institution, weekends, and public holidays.
- Entails that the Specialist’s role will adhere to those listed in the ‘Sample Fulbright Specialist Activities’ section of the Specialist website.
- Clearly matches the expertise of a Named Request’s discipline and specializations as indicated on his/her curriculum vitae for this program.
The proposed specialist:
- Has successfully applied for and been accepted onto the Fulbright Specialist Roster.
- Is currently residing in the United States and will return to the United States upon completion of the grant.
- Is eligible to receive a Specialist grant for the proposed start date, (according to current J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board policies).
If you have any questions about working with non-U.S. institutions to assist them in developing and submitting Specialist project requests, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.