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Case Western Reserve University
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Visiting Scholars CWRU Guidelines

Ways to Host Scholars from Abroad

CWRU encourages schools, departments, and faculty to to host scholars from abroad.
Consider the following options:

Traditional Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

This program provides faculty with the means to help internationalize their campus through grants for visiting scholars to teach and conduct research in the United States.
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Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program

The Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (SIR) Program brings scholars and professionals from abroad for one semester or an academic year to U.S. campuses that do not often have the opportunity to host visiting scholars, but are interested in initiating international programs and curricula, and global studies or area-specific academic programs. Institutions that serve student populations that are underrepresented in international exchange programs, including minority-serving institutions and communitiy colleges, are encouraged to submit a proposal.
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Fulbright Occasional Lecture Program (OLP)

This program provides an opportunity for individual faculty and departments to invite Fulbright Visiting Scholars located at other institutions in the United States to make presentations and engage in other activities on campus and in the community. Travel awards are provided for this purpose.

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Iraq

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Iraq will bring cohorts of Iraqi scholars in select fields to U.S. institutions for faculty development, research, and other guided study activities.

Further information and applications are available at http://www.cies.org

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Libya (Natural Sciences):

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Libya is designed to bring junior Libyan scholars to U.S. host institutions for faculty development, mentoring, and cultural exchange activities.