Business Administration, Law or Medical Sciences
Number of recipients
In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars may be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities.
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in business administration, law or medical sciences at one of the host institutions listed below. Provide tutorials, supervise student projects and advise students. Assist with developing curriculum and host department research capacity. Develop institutional linkages and expand partner network. Conduct research in area of specialization, in addition to teaching responsibilities.
- Université Saint Thomas d’Aquin (USTA) - Specific disciplines eligible; please see Specializations section.
- Institut Supérieur Privé Polytechnique - Specific disciplines eligible; please see Specializations section.
Grant begins September or October 2023 for Université Saint Thomas d’Aquin (USTA); grant begins October 2023 for Institut Supérieur Privé Polytechnique.
- Université Saint Thomas d’Aquin (USTA) - Open to applicants in Business Administration, Economics, Law or Medical Sciences.
- Institut Supérieur Privé Polytechnique - Open to applicants in Business Administration, Law, Economics, Marketing
Furnished house is provided by the host institution.
Please reach out to host institution (see information in Contacts section) to see if specialization is a good fit and copy U.S. Embassy staff member listed below.
Applicants must register qualified language evaluator, such as a language instructor or a translator, to conduct the external assessment in the application. Being a native speaker alone does not qualify an individual to conduct the assessment.
Applicants who are native speakers do not need to complete an external evaluation.
Fluency or advanced proficiency in French is required for teaching.
Round-trip, economy-class, international travel arranged by travel agent designated by IIE, for scholar and up to two accompanying dependents. A $2,050 allowance will be provided to cover the costs associated with relocation and excess baggage.
$1,000 books and educational materials allowance; should be donated to the host institution (or other entity) upon grantee's departure. (For Teaching and Teaching/Research awards only.) $3,000 research allowance for Research Awards only.
Additional living and housing allowance is provided for grantees with one accompanying dependent or two or more accompanying dependents. These amounts range from $200/month to $500/month.
Dependent education allowance of up to $12,500 per child or $25,000 per family for accompanying dependents in grades K-12 is reimbursed for a full academic year, upon submission of receipts, and depending on funding availability. Amount may be adjusted for shorter grant periods. Reimbursement is based on actual cost of tuition and fees only.
Dependents must accompany the grantee for at least 80% of the period abroad and a minimum of one semester in order to qualify for additional dependent benefits. Dependent benefits are not provided to Flex grantees.
When university housing is provided to Fulbright Scholars, grantees will receive a supplemental housing allowance for refurbishments, utilities, and other miscellaneous expenses that arise. The full housing allowance will not be provided to grantees if they elect to decline on-campus or university housing.
Please refer to the figures above for an estimate of total monthly Fulbright award benefits. Benefits may include a monthly base stipend, living and housing allowances, and additional one-time allowances. Benefits may vary based on a scholar's current academic rank (or professional equivalent), the city of placement, the type of award (teaching, teaching/research, or research), and the number of and duration of stay of accompanying dependents. Research-only or Professional Project grantees receive a standard stipend that is not adjusted for academic rank. In most cases, dependent benefits will not be provided to Flex grantees, or to grantees pursuing grants less than four months (or a semester) in length.
Final grant amounts will be determined prior to the start of the academic year and are subject to the availability of funds. The United States Department of State reserves the right to alter, without notice, participating countries, number of awards and allowances.
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in Western Africa that borders Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, and Togo. The geography of Burkina Faso is mostly flat savanna. The official language is French with many ethnic group languages such as Moore, Dioula Fulfulde, etc. The academic year consists of two semesters: mid-September to the end of February and April through June. An English language school, the International School of Ouagadougou, is available for dependent children in grades K-12 who accompany the Scholar.
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