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USA: Ronald and Eileen Weiser Professional Development Award

This programme supports short-term (two or three weeks) stays at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. Applicants can propose projects in any field of research and teaching with a faculty partner at the University of Michigan. The stays can be completed from January to April 2008 or September to December 2008. The scholarship covers a round-trip fare, accommodation costs, health insurance and per diem. Deadline for applications: October 12, 2007. For more information see www.fulbright.sk or www.umich.edu.


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