The new ACMS Visiting Scholar Program provides funding
support for 3-12 week short-term visits by Mongolian scholars
to US universities and academic research centers to work with
US based counterparts on collaborative projects and public
outreach activities. The Program is supported by the US State
Department Educational and Cultural Affairs
Bureau (ECA), and is intended to build ties between Mongolian
and US scholars and to increase understanding about Mongolia in the
United States. Project proposals in all academic fields are eligible.
Applications for the program must be submitted by a
US host institution representative on behalf of an invited
Visits to the US must begin between September 1 and
December 31, 2011
and up to four awards will be made.
This program is intended to fund non-degree, scholarly exchange
activities. Applications are due by April 1, 2011 and must be submitted
by individuals affiliated with US universities or academic research
institutes authorized to
sponsor Exchange Visitors on J-1 visas.