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Published on-line at 01:02:57 PM on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Visiting Student Researcher

Expiration at 11:59:59 PM on Monday, January 9th, 2012

Duration of the contract: 12 months (from January 2012 to December 2012)

Three Fulbright scholarships for research projects hosted by US universities to PhD students.

Since 1948, the US-Italy Fulbright Commission has been managing the scholarship program known as the Fulbright Program, named after its creator Sen. J. William Fulbright. The first agreement between the US Government and the Italian Government was signed on December 18, 1948.

For the year 2012, three scholarships for research projects hosted by US universities have been actived. PhD students at universities or research centers which will achieve Italian or European title after the period of research in the U.S. are allowed to selection. A good knowledge of English as proved by TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 72-73 (internet-based), or by IELTS (International Language Testing System) in its Academic format mode with overall score of at least 6.0 are requested.

Research period in U.S. should be from 6 to 9 months long with a grant amount of €7,000.00 to €10,000.00, plus €1,500.00 for travel.

The expiry for the submission of applications is January 9th, 2012.