Iraqi Women Fellowship Foundation (IWFF) Faculty Program
We are not currently accepting applications. Please check this page for updates.

PLEASE NOTE - THIS PROGRAM IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

 

 

This solicitation has no deadline.  For the best chance, apply as soon as possible.  As each IWFF opportunity arises, applications already received will be reviewed.   

IWFF FINALISTS MUST HAVE AN IRAQI G PASSPORT IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE.  IF YOU DO NOT, PLEASE APPLY FOR ONE IMMEDIATELY.
As an IWFF participant, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Attend a prestigious US university as a faculty-in-residence to upgrade your knowledge and teaching skills in engineering and applied sciences to contribute to your home university on return
  • Improve your English
  • Interact with U.S. university professors and other education professionals
  • Experience U.S. culture and society

IWFF Fellowships cover all major expenses, including airfare, housing and maintenance allowances, and health insurance.  Program costs will be covered by the institution you are attending.

Applicants to the IWFF program must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently a qualified university faculty member in engineering and applied sciences, with university references
  • Meet minimum English proficiency requirement (500 TOEFL or equivalent ITP)
  • Be nationals of Iraq currently living in Iraq  
  • Hold Masters or PhD in any area of engineering and applied science [PhD-level Mechanical Engineering faculty members are preferred]
  • Be available to travel to the U.S. for one year

Fellowship recipients will be selected on the basis of their applications and interviews with a selection panel.

Submit your application via hard copy to one of the locations below or by email (with scanned attachments) to iraq@amideast.org:

 

  • The AMIDEAST office in Erbil: Ainkawa Neighborhood close to Ashtar TV, near Mar-Youhannah church, mobile 0770 645 2275
  • The AMIDEAST office in Baghdad: Al-Rajih building 2nd floor, University of Baghdad cross roads, The Greek Embassy Street, Al-Jadiriah, mobiles 0770 263 9379 or 07806209267
  • AMIDEAST/Iraq in Basra. AMIDEAST representative in Basra is at the University of Basra, Bab Al-Zubair Compound, in Institute of Live Languages every Monday from 9:00 AM to 1:00p.m. mobile 07805479398 

 

Please contact iraq@amideast.org with any questions.