Opportunities and Exchanges

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2020-2021
The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program brings accomplished Tunisian Scholars to the United States to conduct advanced research, lecture, or pursue combined lecturing and research at a U.S. university for a period of up to one academic year. Deadline is December 15, 2019.

Are you a 19-35 year old musician who would like to collaborate with other musicians from around the world in New York?  Apply now to OneBeat, the groundbreaking international music network of the U.S. State Department and the Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation.  For full details, including how to apply, see here: https://tn.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/59/OneBeat-2020-Fellowship-FAQs-1.pdfDeadline is December 20, 2019.

Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Secondary Educators
The U.S. Embassy in Tunisia is seeking eligible Tunisian secondary school educators including teachers, administrators, teacher trainers, curriculum developers, textbook writers, ministry of education officials, and others for the Study of the United States Institutes for Secondary School Educators, scheduled to take place in Summer 2020. Deadline is December 31, 2019.

CES 2020, Las Vegas, January 7-10, 2020
The U.S. Embassy Tunis and AmCham Tunis are pleased to announce CES®2020, which is the largest tradeshow and marketplace for consumer technology!  This spectacular event will take place January 7-10, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  We invite you to join the Tunisian delegation to this annual trade event.

2020 Study of the United States Institute (SUSI)
The U.S. Embassy in Tunis is pleased to announce the 2020 Study of the United States Institute (SUSI). Deadline is January 1st, 2020.

2020 Study of the United States Institutes for Scholars
The U.S. Embassy in Tunis is pleased to announce the 2020 Study of the United States Institutes (SUSIs) for Scholars.  These intensive post-graduate level academic programs, which include integrated study tours, provide university faculty and other scholars with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, culture, and institutions.  The ultimate goal is to strengthen curricula and to enhance the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.  The six-week institutes will take place at various colleges and universities throughout the United States beginning in or after June 2020. Deadline is January 12, 2020.

Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): SMART GRID
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) and the United States Embassy in Tunisia, Assistance Unit announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to support Tunisia’s state power utility company through the development of a pilot program for advanced power management systems. Deadline is January 14, 2020.

TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the United States for a mentorship and exchange program. TechWomen provides participants access to networks, resources and knowledge to empower them to reach their full potential. During the five-week program, participants engage in project-based mentorships at leading companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, participate in professional development workshops and networking events, and travel to Washington, DC. for targeted meetings and special events to conclude the program. Deadline is January 14, 2020

The U.S. Embassy in Tunis is pleased to announce the 2020 TechGirls program. Apply to become a TechGirl to learn technology and leadership skills through an intensive three-week exchange program in the United States in summer 2020. Deadline is January 15, 2020.

Fulbright Specialist Program
The Fulbright Specialist Program offers non-U.S. institutions the opportunity to host American academics or professionals to build expertise in a specific area.  The program strengthens ties between the host institution and the Fulbright Specialist’s home institution in the United States. Deadline is July 31, 2020.

Notice of Funding Opportunity
The Public Affairs Office (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia offers limited funding opportunities for small programs, projects and activities that advance the Section’s established mission and goals.  Click here for more information.