Alumni Grants & Opportunities

The Fulbright Alumni Development Grants (ADG) Program

Fulbright alumni from the Middle East and North Africa who received Fulbright Awards administered by AMIDEAST are eligible to apply for an Alumni Development Grant.

Competition has been updated to reflect COVID-19 Restrictions

Application cycle:

August 1, 2020

August 26, 2020

This grant is now closed (Deadline was February 26, 2020)
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Important Announcement: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this round of ADG activities will be reserved for alumni development activities that are virtual in nature - that is only online events will be funded and the option of in-person participation will not be offered this round.

Fulbright alumni from the Middle East and North Africa who received Fulbright Awards administered by AMIDEAST are eligible to apply for an Alumni Development Grant. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), the Alumni Development Grant is intended to help Fulbright Foreign Student Program alumni continue their educational and professional pursuits after their program is completed. Alumni can apply for up to $1,000 to engage in a virtual professional development activity.

To see some great examples of ADG projects accomplished by Fulbright alumni, please click here.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

  • The proposed activity should be related to the applicant’s field of study and/or current professional position.
  • The proposed activity must be online, whether it be a conference or professional training, only virtual activities will be considered.
  • Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate the active participation of the applicant, for example presenting at a conference or participating in a virtual collaborative project.
  • The professional development activity must take place anytime between October 2020 and April 2021.
  • Requested funds may not exceed $1,000 for your proposed virtual activity.
  • Selection preference will be given to those activities that show evidence of significant cost share (between 15% and 25% of the total cost of the project) through personal funds or funds provided by a sponsor or employer.
  • Applications must have been submitted by 6:00PM EST on August 26th.

For complete grant guidelines and to access the application online, please click here.

FOR QUESTIONS ON THE APPLICATION PROCESS, CONTACT AMIDEAST:

Fulbright Foreign Student Program/ Alumni Action Grant
E-mail: hrubeiz@amideast.org

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