CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: FULBRIGHT FOREIGN STUDENT PROGRAM 2023 – 2024
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Chad is pleased to announce the annual competition for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program. This is the largest Fulbright program within Africa, primarily designed to strengthen African universities through higher degree training. Qualified candidates from other educational, cultural, and professional institutions may also apply. Recent graduates, especially women, are encouraged to apply. Although candidates for Ph.D. programs may apply, priority will be given to candidates for Master’s programs.
Good candidates with limited English proficiency may be considered for the Fulbright Long-Term English (LTE) Program. LTE Fellows will receive up to 8 months English language training prior to their academic programs beginning either January or March 2023. Candidates must be seeking a Master’s degree in their current field. Individuals seeking Ph.D., MBA, Law, or non-degree programs are not eligible for the LTE component. Applicants in the fields or sub-fields of English, TEFL, and Linguistics must have a minimum TOEFL score of 65 to apply for LTE.
Successful candidates will be funded for a maximum of two years. All awards are contingent upon approval by the Fulbright Scholarship Board, availability of funds, and successful academic placement.
1. Applicants must be citizens of Chad
2. Applicants must have at least the equivalent of four (4) years of university study and the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree.
3. Applicants should have a sufficient level of English proficiency to enable them to engage in full-time graduate level study in the U.S.
4. Applicants are required to take the TOEFL and GRE. The Embassy will register pre-selected applicants for those tests.
5. Applications MUST include THREE (03) letters of reference. Reference letters are a key component of the application and are reviewed carefully by U.S. institutions
6. Applications MUST include ALL copies of university transcripts.
7. Applicants should have a high motivation and a serious commitment to completing the program as scheduled and to returning home.
8. Applicants seeking to pursue a Ph.D. must detail their intended research area and be prepared to submit a writing sample.
9. Applicants with no extensive or recent U.S. experience will be given preference.
10. No applicant may receive more than one Fulbright Student grant, including Humphrey Scholar alumni. This does not apply to the Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program alumni.
11. Locally employed staff (LES) employed by the State Department/United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are ineligible for grants during the period of their employment and for one year following the termination of employment.
Qualified applicants must submit their applications online at https://apply.iie.org/ffsp2023
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted after review of the applications.
Deadline for applications is APRIL 30, 2022.