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Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP)

Deadline: 09.09.2005.

Scholarship administrator: Institut za razvoj obrazovanja
Level: postgraduate, doctoral, postdoctoral, short course, professional visit
Field of study: Social Sciences, Humanities
Place of study: United States of America



2006 Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP)

Student Information Center in Zagreb (SIC), on behalf of American Councils for International Education, and in cooperation with the US Embassy, Public Affairs Section in Zagreb, is pleased to announce the opening of the application period for the Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP), a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

The JFDP provides university lecturers and administrators with a semester-long opportunity (5 months) to expand their knowledge and expertise in their academic field by attending classes and working with faculty members at universities in the United States. Finalists will depart for the United States in early 2006.

Individuals may apply for fields in the humanities and social sciences: American Studies, Architecture & Urban Planning, Arts Management, Business Administration, Cultural Anthropology, Economics, Educational Administration, Environmental Studies, History, International Affairs, Journalism, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Peace/Conflict Resolution Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Social Work and Sociology.

Basic requirements:

  • Croatian citizenship and permanent residency in Croatia
  • Employment at Croatian university
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience as university lecturer or administrator
  • University degree
  • Proficiency in English

Not eligible: individuals who have participated in a program sponsored or funded by the U.S. Government since August 2003 for a period of more than six weeks.

The JFDP will provide for payment of academic fees, a monthly stipend for living expenses adequate to support one person, professional development money to purchase materials and attend professional conferences, medical insurance, and a round-trip air fare from home city to host university.

Applications are due to SIC office by 17:00 hours,
Friday, September 9, 2005.

Applications and instructions are available at www.sic.hr or www.jfdp.org. For further information please contact SIC.



Dodatna uputstva / Notes for applicants (50 kb)
Frequently asked questions (48 kb)
Prijavni obrazac / Application form (239 kb)




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