Fully Funded Exchange Program For Lebanese PhD Holder in the United States

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Fully Funded Exchange Program For Lebanese PhD Holder in the United States

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Fulbright provides an exchange program in the United States for Lebanese who have a Doctoral Degree and have no recent experience in the United States.


  • Hold a Lebanese Passport or a Special Travel Document for Palestinian Refugees. 
  • Hold a doctoral degree or equivalent professional training and teaching experience at an accredited Lebanese institution of higher education at the time of application.
  • Have English language proficiency appropriate to the proposed teaching and/or research project to be carried out in the United States.
  • Be able to submit a Medical History and Examination Report after selection but before their grants can be finalized.
  • Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetic information
  • Preference is given to those applicants without recent experience in the United States.
  • Applicants are asked to demonstrate an ability to participate in cultural exchange, fostering greater understanding between the people of the United States and Lebanon. 
  • They should also demonstrate the cross-cultural sensitivity, adaptability, and flexibility needed to adjust successfully to life in the United States.

Application Requirements:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Project statement detailing the proposed activity to take place at a U.S. university
  3. The proposed project should contribute to the development of knowledge in the applicant’s field and must be completed within a period of 3 to 10 months in the United States.
  4. Letters of Recommendation (at least 3)
  5. Letter of invitation or support from the host university in the United States (optional)
  6. Copy of the biodata page of the Lebanese passport or the Special Travel Document for Palestinian Refugees for the applicant


  • The U.S. Government pays for the participants’ expenses including roundtrip airfare, accommodation and health insurance.
  •  Competition is merit-based and university professors from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
Research, Studying

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Travel costs, Accommodation, Food, Other
Opportunity will take place in
United States
Required Documents
CV, Cover Letter, Sample of your work, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
Required Languages
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