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

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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 15-18, 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.AF@iie.org.

Contact Information

U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section
B.P. 28
Kigali, Rwanda
Tel: +(250) 252 596-400 x2553
Website: http://rw.usembassy.gov

The Public Affairs Section is located at the U.S. Embassy, 2657 Avenue de la Gendarmerie (Kacyiru), Kigali, Rwanda.

For more information, see the first page of the country guidelines.

Country Information

Alumni Contacts

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Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship

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

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The Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship provides opportunities for U.S. early and mid-career professionals and practitioners to serve in placements in a foreign government ministry or institution in participating countries around the world.

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All Disciplines

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

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Teach undergraduate (and possibly graduate) courses. Assist in curriculum development, faculty training, and student advising and thesis supervision. Conduct research in area of specialization, in conjunction with teaching responsibilties. 

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Africa Regional Research Program

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

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Conduct research in up to three Sub-Saharan African countries. The Africa Regional Research Program (ARRP) has two overall objectives: (1) to increase or develop new contacts and intellectual ties between U.S.

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