The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Qatar

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Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Orientation Information

As part of your Fulbright grant, you are required to attend a virtual Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) from July 8-11, 2024. The PDO will provide sessions and activities to help you prepare for your upcoming experience. You will receive an email in mid-June that will direct you to the PDO website where you can register for the event. If you have any questions regarding the PDO, please email FulbrightPDO.MENA@iie.org.

Contact Information

Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Doha
22nd February Street
Al-Luqta District
P.O. Box 2399
Doha, Qatar
Phone: (974) 4496-6000
Fax: (974) 4488-4298
Email: PASDoha@state.gov
Website: https://qa.usembassy.gov/

American Citizen Services, U.S. Embassy Doha
Tel: (974) 4496-6000
Email: ACSDoha@state.gov
Website: https://qa.usembassy.gov/servicesel: (974) 4496-6000
Use this link to schedule an appointment online

Emergency Contacts
Outside of office hours: (974) 4496-6000
Outside of Qatar: 1-202-501-4444 or 1-888-407-4747
The emergency number for the local police, rescue, and fire department in Qatar is 999

Points of Contact

Steve Jeon
Public Diplomacy Officer
U.S. Embassy Doha, Qatar
Tel: +974 4496-6908
Cell: +974 3352 7043

Email: jeonj@state.gov

Mohamed Trad
Public Engagement Specialist
U.S. Embassy Doha, Qatar
Tel: (974) 4496 6045
Cell: (974) 5582 3516

Email: TradM@state.gov

IIE U.S. Scholar Program Advisors

https://fulbrightscholars.org/fulbright-us-scholar-program-advisors

Country Information

Alum Contacts

We invite you to contact these Fulbright alumni for questions or advice prior to your grant. They can be an excellent resources for unofficial questions – what type of clothing to bring, how to open a bank account, and more.

Dr. Mustafa Mashal
Fulbright Scholar
mashmust@isu.edu

Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud
Fulbright Scholar
mmahmoud@tntech.edu

Dr. Elizabeth Palmer
Fulbright Scholar
elizabeth.m.palmer@usc.edu

Dr. Nasser Zawia
Fulbright Scholar
nzawia@uri.edu

Dr. Charity Lovitt
Fulbright U.S. Scholar, 2023

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Social Media

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Alumni Ambassadors

Evelyn Johnson

Dr. Evelyn Johnson is a Professor Emeritus at Boise State University and a vice president of research for Aperture Education at Riverside Insights, a developer of research-based assessments. She was previously a Medical Service Corps Officer in the U.S. Army. Evelyn was a Fulbright Scholar to Qatar University, where she focused her research on early Arabic literacy development.

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Middle East and North Africa Regional Research Program

All applicants must meet the Program eligibility requirements (click to review the requirements).

Visit our Scholar Directory to view and search all Fulbright alumni. You can also learn more about Fulbright Alumni Ambassadors.

Conduct research or develop a professional project in two or three of the participating countries or locations within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Scholars must be approved for research in at least two countries or locations in order to receive the award. Final awards are contingent upon each host country/location approval and clearance by host countries, as appropriate.

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All Disciplines

All applicants must meet the Program eligibility requirements (click to review the requirements).

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Host institutions welcome scholars to teach or carry out a combination of teaching and/or research activities. Teaching activities will include undergraduate courses, student advising, faculty training and curriculum development. 
 

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