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2015 FULBRIGHT PROGRAMS for University Study and Research in the United States

The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is currently recruiting qualified Malian applicants to pursue graduate studies or conduct research and professional development programs in the United States as part of its Fulbright Programs:

2015 Fulbright Junior Staff Development (JSD) Program: This program funds two years of higher level education in the United States, leading to a Master’s or PhD degree.  The JSD candidates should have at least the equivalent of four years of university study or the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor’s degree and must be proficient in English with a TOEFL score of 550 and above.  For preliminary application purposes, candidates may submit ALIGU scores in lieu of TOEFL.* Candidates will also be required to attain required scores on the GRE or GMAT. JSD application

2015 Fulbright Francophone/Lusophone Junior Staff Development (FLJSD) Program:  This program funds two years of higher level education in the United States, leading to a Master’s degree.  It differs from the FJSD program (described above) in that it requires a TOEFL score of 500-540 and includes intensive English Language training prior to the academic program.  For preliminary application purposes, candidates may submit ALIGU scores in lieu of TOEFL.* Upon completion of the English Language training program, the candidates will then sit for the GRE  in the United States and must attain the required scores.  FLJSD application

2015 The Fulbright African Senior Research Program: This program funds university professors, who hold a PhD or a Doctorate, to carry out research or participate in a professional development program in an academic institution in the United States. The length of the program is between 4 and 9 months. This program requires English proficiency with a TOEFL score of 550 and above.  For preliminary application purposes, candidates may submit ALIGU scores in lieu of TOEFL. Application on request

The preliminary application forms are downloadable from our website at mali.usembassy.gov and are also available at the American Embassy located in ACI 2000 at Rue 241, Porte 297 in Bamako.  Please return the completed application forms to the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section. The deadline for receipt of applications for all the other Fulbright programs is May 15, 2014.  For more information, please call 2070 2423.