Regional Highlights

 

 

Overview


Opportunities are available to teach and conduct research at educational institutions and research centers throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Beyond their specific research or teaching objectives, Fulbright Scholars to the region build lasting relationships that serve as the foundation for future collaborations through activities such as developing affiliations between institutions in the United States and Africa, or assisting in training and curriculum development.

 

StoryMap
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Featured Awards

Award 11020-BC

Award 11023-UV

Award 11025-IV

Award 11039-MP

Award 11011-SF

 

Resources and Contact us

CIES offers a series of resources providing detailed information on many aspects of the Fulbright Scholar Program opportunities. Depending on your interests, you can find a wealth of answers to your specific questions in our upcoming and archived webinars.

  • Webinars - The Fulbright Scholar Program hosts frequent webinars about Fulbright awards, the application process, programs offered and more. Sessions are archived weekly.
     
  • Past Fulbright recipients in Africa Sub-Saharan
    Warren Binford, South Africa, 2012-2013
    Galia Boneh, Malawi, 2010-2012
    David Kelly, Sierra Leone, 2010-2011
    Mary Grace Neville, Ghana, 2012-2013
    Complete information on past Fulbright recipients in Africa Sub-Saharan can be found in the Scholar Directory.
     
  • Presentation and Workshop Schedule - CIES program staff continue to visit university and college campuses countrywide, as well as participate in a range of conferences in the sciences. Please check the schedule to find out when program staff will be at an event near you. If you are interested in having CIES staff visit your campus and speak with department faculty about opportunities in your field, contact us at [email protected].

Contact Us

To learn more about Fulbright U.S. Scholar opportunities in the Africa, Sub-Saharan region, please contact, [email protected] or the Catalog of Awards

 

Patterns of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation Systems in Africa and Their Relationship to the Economy and Society: Case Studies of Interaction Between Higher Education Institutions and Informal/Marginalized Communities in Mozambiqu

Scholar Information
Title
Research Fellow
Institution
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Project Title
Patterns of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation Systems in Africa and Their Relationship to the Economy and Society: Case Studies of Interaction Between Higher Education Institutions and Informal/Marginalized Communities in Mozambiqu
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
College And University Admin
Host Host Department City Country Faculty Associate
University of California, Berkeley Center for Studies in Higher Education Berkeley United States George Blumenthal

Production of High Value Fuels From Biomass Gasification

Scholar Information
Title
Senior Lecturer
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Project Title
Production of High Value Fuels From Biomass Gasification
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Chemical Engineering
Host Host Department City Country Faculty Associate
University of Utah Chemical Engineering Salt Lake City United States Kevin Whitty

Southern Epistemology: An Actual View From The South

Scholar Information
Title
Associate Professor
Grant Information
Scholar type
Non-U.S. (Visiting) Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program
Program Country
Project Title
Southern Epistemology: An Actual View From The South
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Philosophy, Scientific
Host Host Department City Country Faculty Associate
University of Connecticut Department of Philosophy Storrs United States Lewis R. Gordon
Columbia University Department of French and Romance Philology New York United States Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Promoting Active Learning in General Chemistry with Supplemental Instructor Program and Innovative Nanotechnology Curriculum in South Africa

Scholar Information
Title
Assistant Professor
Institution
Department
Department of Chemistry
School
College of Liberal Arts
Grant Information
Scholar type
U.S. Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Lecturer
Program
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Program Country
Award Title
10012-SF|Science and Technology
Project Title
Promoting Active Learning in General Chemistry with Supplemental Instructor Program and Innovative Nanotechnology Curriculum in South Africa
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Analytical Chemistry
Host City Country
University of Kwazulu-Natal Durban South Africa

Gender Dynamic, and Women Perspectives in The Prevention of Violent Extremism Spillover in The Coast

Scholar Information
Title
Manager
Grant Information
Scholar type
U.S. Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Program Country
Award Title
11465-MC|Africa Regional Research Program
Project Title
Gender Dynamic, and Women Perspectives in The Prevention of Violent Extremism Spillover in The Coast
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
African Studies
Host City Country
Parakou University Parakou Benin

Teaching and Research in Ghana for Sustainable Aquaculture and Youth Employment

Scholar Information
Title
Professor
Department
Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation
School
College of Natural Resources and Environment
Grant Information
Scholar type
U.S. Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Lecturer, Research
Program
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Program Country
Award Title
11032-GH|All Disciplines
Project Title
Teaching and Research in Ghana for Sustainable Aquaculture and Youth Employment
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Fisheries, Fresh Water
Host City Country
University of Energy and Natural Resources Sunyani Ghana

Transitions to agroecology in Malawi: gender and other social dimensions of change

Scholar Information
Title
Professor
Institution
Department
Department of Development Sociology
School
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Grant Information
Scholar type
U.S. Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Research
Program
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Program Country
Award Title
10465-MC|Africa Regional Research Program
Project Title
Transitions to agroecology in Malawi: gender and other social dimensions of change
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Development Studies
Host City Country
Lilongwe University of Agriculture & Natural Resources Lilongwe Malawi

Setting up a Center for Teaching Excellence and Collaborating with the Host Institution to Strengthen their Teacher Education Program

Scholar Information
Title
Associate Professor
Institution
Department
Educational Studies
School
Teachers College
Grant Information
Scholar type
U.S. Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Lecturer
Program
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Program Country
Award Title
10024-CM|All Disciplines
Project Title
Setting up a Center for Teaching Excellence and Collaborating with the Host Institution to Strengthen their Teacher Education Program
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Curriculum and Instruction
Host City Country
University of Ngaoundere Yaounde Cameroon

Enhance Teaching, Research, at Ahfad University

Scholar Information
Title
Associate Professor
Institution
Department
Department of Sociology & Social Work
School
Division of Social Sciences
Grant Information
Scholar type
U.S. Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Lecturer, Research
Program
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Program Country
Award Title
10464-SU|All Disciplines
Project Title
Enhance Teaching, Research, at Ahfad University
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Discipline
Specialization
Social Orgs, Structure & Institutions
Host City Country
Ahfad University for Women Omdurman Sudan

Monitoring, Designing, and Promoting Biogas Digester Performance in West Africa

Scholar Information
Title
Associate Professor
Department
Department of Chemistry
School
School of Arts and Sciences
Grant Information
Scholar type
U.S. Scholar
Grant Activity Type
Lecturer, Research
Program
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Program Country
Award Title
10022-UV|Engineering and Environmental Sciences
Project Title
Monitoring, Designing, and Promoting Biogas Digester Performance in West Africa
Academic Year
Start Date
End Date
Flex
No
Specialization
Enviro Biology
Host City Country
International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering Ouagadoubou Burkina Faso