22 August 2019.


United States.

(Partially Funded)


Fulbright Egyptian Scholar Program – Arts Management, Museum and Heritage Studies.

Provides opportunities for arts and cultural management, or museum and heritage studies, professionals and academics to conduct research at American Institutions.

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The flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government, widely known as the Fulbright Program, is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of other countries. With this goal as a starting point, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 300,000 participants—chosen for their leadership potential—with the opportunity to observe each other’s political, economic and cultural institutions, exchange ideas and embark on joint ventures of importance to the general welfare of the world’s inhabitants.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Arts.
  • Cultural management studies.
  • Museum and heritage studies.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Three to nine months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Egyptian citizenship; holders of U.S. green cards and/or passports are ineligible.
  • Applicants must reside in Egypt starting from the application process and throughout the selection, placement and pre-departure processes.
  • Professionals at an artistic institution, e.g. museum, library, arts, cultural center/institute, or academic faculty members at Egyptian universities in the fields of arts and cultural management, or museum and heritage studies.
  • B.A./B.Sc., MFA or Ph.D.
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Applicants have to successfully complete all the steps of the assessment and selection process and successfully finalize all required procedures.
  • The following persons and their immediate family members (i.e. spouses and children) are ineligible to apply during and for a period ending one year following the termination of such employment: employees of the U.S. Department of State; local employees of the U.S. missions abroad who work for the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); employees at organizations implementing exchange programs for the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the Department of State; as well as  Board Members or staff of a Fulbright Commission or their families (up to fourth kin).

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Stipend.
  • Professional and excess baggage allowances.
  • Dependents Allowance.
  • Health benefits coverage.

Note: International travel is not covered by the grant and is normally provided by the grantee’s home institution.

How to Apply

First Step: Complete the online application from here.

Second Step: Provide the following documents:

  • Project Statement ( including the following items: Background, Objectives, Significance, Methodology, Evaluation and Dissemination, Justification for US Residency Requirement, Duration)
  • Bibliography.
  • CV including a list of publications.
  • J-1 or J-2 Visa (DS – 2019): If you have previously entered the United States on a J-1 or J-2
    visa, please provide copies of your previous DS-2019(s).
  • Passport copy, if available.
  • B.A./B.Sc., MFA or Ph.D.
  • Letter of support from home institution.
  • Three reference letters

For more information about the required documents check the link here.

For any inquires about the application steps check the link here.

Third Step: Submit the application.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Hesham Galal / Egypt

Reviewed by” Sara Issam/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team