2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
The 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program core competition is now open. The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2014-2015 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.
In order to meet the changing needs of academia and develop new options to better accommodate the interests and commitments of today’s scholars, the program has introduced several innovations to the 2014-2015 program, including: Fulbright Flex Awards, Fulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career Awards, Salary Stipend Supplements, and Teaching English as a Foreign Language Awards.
Interested faculty and professionals are encouraged to learn more about these opportunities, and hundreds of others, by visiting the Catalog of Awards.
The application deadline for most awards is August 1, 2013. U.S. citizenship is required. For other eligibility requirements and detailed award descriptions visit our website at http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/ or contact us at email@example.com
Universities Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)
The University of Maine is a member university of the USAC consortium. Professors from University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Member Universities have the unique opportunity to support the USAC mission and internationalize their home universities by teaching abroad. Visiting Professors establish contacts with foreign colleagues, enhance their own foreign language acquisition, strengthen and support international education and study abroad on campus, diversify course curriculum, and develop international relationships for research and other purposes.
Faculty International Development Award (FIDA) for USAC programs
University Studies Abroad Consortium and the University of Maine invite faculty and professional staff members who wish to participate in USAC sponsored study abroad programs to apply for a Summer 2013 FIDA. Early-bird deadline is December 1, 2012 and second wave deadline is January 15, 2013.
Semester at Sea
The Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE) is a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers the Semester at Sea (SAS) global study abroad program. With international headquarters located in Charlottesville, VA, ISE hires the faculty, staff, and professionals who travel aboard the MV Explorer each academic term as well as those who manage operations from the Charlottesville offices. For more information, visit Semester at Sea Employment.
Fullbright Scholar Program
The Fulbright Scholar Programs offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars. UMaine contact person is Dan Sandweiss, Dean of the Graduate School.
Operation Wallacea offers research grants for faculty in environmenal conservation.
Promotion of international exchange opportunities