Topical Heading

International Education
Program Title

Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship
Also Known as Fulbright CFDA # (or ED #) 84.019 Administering Office Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) Who May Apply (by category) Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) Who May Apply (specifically) Faculty members must apply through their employing institutions. Current Competitions FY 2007 application deadline: Nov. 15, 2006. Next competition expected: FY 2008, with application deadline in fall 2007. Type of Assistance (by category) Discretionary/Competitive Grants Appropriations Fiscal Year 2005 Fiscal Year 2006 Fiscal Year 2007 $1,390,723 $1,276,648 $1,395,000

Note: This is one of four Fulbright-Hays programs; see also Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad–-Bilateral Projects (# 84.018), Fulbright-Hays–-Group Projects Abroad Program (# 84.021), and Fulbright-Hays–-Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (# 84.022), all under topical heading "International Education." Fiscal Year 2007 Awards Information Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice. Number of New Awards Anticipated: 20 fellowships; 20 institutions Average New Award: $69,750 for fellowships; $69,750 for institutional awards Range of New Awards: $20,000–$100,000 for fellowships Number of Continuation Awards: 0 Legislative Citation Sec. 102(b)(6) of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (commonly referred to as the Fulbright-Hays Act Fulbright-Hays Act); 22 U.S.C. 2452(b)(6) Program Regulations 34 CFR 663 Program Description This program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of modern foreign language and area studies in the U.S. by providing opportunities for scholars to conduct research abroad. Types of Projects This program funds fellowships through IHEs to faculty members who propose to conduct research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies to improve their skill in languages and their knowledge of the culture of the people of these countries. Funds support: travel expenses to and from the residence of the fellow and the country or countries of research; a maintenance stipend for the fellow related to his or her academic year salary;

and an allowance for research-related expenses overseas, such as books and photocopying, tuition, affiliation fees, local travel, and other incidental expenses. Education Level (by category) Postsecondary Subject Index Area Studies, Fellowships, Foreign Languages, Higher Education, International Education, Teachers Contact Information Name Amy Wilson E-mail Address Amy.Wilson@ed.gov Mailing Address U.S. Department of Education, OPE International Education Programs Service 1990 K St. N.W., Rm. 6081 Washington, DC 20006-8521 Telephone 202-502-7689 Fax 202-502-7859 Links to Related Web Sites http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpsfra/index.html