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FULBRIGHT U.S. Scholar Program Overview The Core Program also includes Distinguished Chair awards. These highly selective awards are for eminent scholars with significant publication and teaching records. Fulbright Specialist Program The Fulbright Specialist Program provides grants lasting two to six weeks. The program provides grantees with the flexibility to schedule projects within their current academic or professional commitments. Pamela Smith, assistant professor at Boston College Law School, Newton, MA, lectured on United States intellectual property laws, regulations and policies at Renmin University, Beijing, China.. From community colleges to liberal arts institutions to large research universities, U.S. administrators are increasingly focused on campus internationalization. The Fulbright Scholar Program provides a key resource in support of this effort. Fulbright provides the following grant opportunities for researchers, lecturers and administrators: Core Program This program provides approximately 800 teaching and/ or research grants lasting three months to one year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. As a result of this program, faculty and their home institutions build a “multiplier effect” by infusing cross-cultural perspectives into curricula, revitalizing teaching methods, and opening doors for international colleagues and students. Grants in more than 125 countries are available. Fulbright International Education Administrator Seminars Through these short-term seminars, U.S. administrators engage in an intensive, comparative study of the society, culture and higher education systems of Germany, Japan, South Korea, or India. These twoto three-week seminars enable participants to return to campus with innovative ideas, methods, and international contacts. Fulbright German Studies Seminar Designed for a small cohort of U.S. scholars of German studies or other disciplines related to an annual seminar topic, this twoweek seminar allows scholars to examine current issues affecting Germany and the European Union. If you are interested in applying for a Fulbright grant, contact a program officer at 202-686-4000 or peruse the Catalog of Awards at www.iie.org/cies. http://www.iie.org/cies

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IIE Network Handbook 2012

About IIE
IIE’s Regional and International Offices
IIE Telephone and Email Directory
Benefits of Membership
Membership Application Form
IIENetwork Associate Membership
Free Program Listings in IIE Directories
IIE Publications and Reports
Overview of Study Abroad Scholarships and Resources
Fast Facts: Open Doors® 2011 Report on International Educational Exchange
Bringing International Students to Your Campus
IIE Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education
EducationUSA Network
IIE Scholar Rescue Fund®
Fulbright Scholar Programs: Engaging Faculty & Administrators
Center for International Partnerships in Higher Education
Report an Error Form
How to Use the Directory Listings
IIENetwork Members in the United States
International Members by Country
IIE Member Name Index
Index of IIENetwork Member Institutions
Index of Advertisers

IIE Network Handbook 2012