BORLAUG: The Borlaug Fellows program sponsors faculty and scientist exchange programs in developing countries. Each Fellow is assigned a mentor who will coordinate the Fellow’s training.
COCHRAN: The Cochran Fellowship Program is a training program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculure (USDA) and administered through its Foreign Agricultural Service. Agriculturalists in select foreign countries may apply for the training program, which varies in length from 2 weeks to 1 month. The training is done in the U.S. by universities, agribusinesses, government agencies or consultants. In May 2010, UMD trained a class of Cochran Fellows from Rep. of Georgia.
FULBRIGHT: The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) assists in administering the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals. For more information, go to: http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/us_awards/
MUSKIE FELLOWS: Established in 1992, the Muskie program is Eurasia’s preeminent fellowship opportunity, providing for master’s level study in the United States to emerging leaders who foster democratic and economic growth in the former Soviet Union.
The traditional Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.
For more information, contact Ann Leger
Last updated: 05/31/2010