The PD Section aims to strengthen U.S.-Zimbabwe university partnerships, research, and innovation. Approximately 1300 Zimbabwean students travel to the U.S. each year to take advantage of our undergraduate, graduate, and specialized educational programs. Our EducationUSA advisors provide valuable information to individuals who have their own or institutional means to study in the United States, and need information on finding an appropriate university, applying for admission, and preparing for student life in America. The team ensures availability of required standardized examinations for entry into college and graduate programs.
EducationUSA Zimbabwe offers accurate, current and comprehensive information on US higher education at four comprehensive advising centers based in Harare, Bulawayo, Gweru and Mutare. Our membership centers offer both group and individual advising.
EducationUSA centers promote U.S. higher education around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, objective, and timely information about educational opportunities in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access those opportunities.
Address: US Educational Advising Center, 2 Lorraine Drive, Bluffhill, Harare.
Information Sessions: We offer virtual information sessions once a month. These sessions include a PowerPoint presentation, question and answer. All first time contacts are required to attend a group session before requesting individual meetings with EducationUSA advisers. To register for this session, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In-person Inquiries-email email@example.com to request a meeting. To secure Individual meetings you must first attend the introductory information session.
Fulbright Foreign Student Program
The U.S. Embassy Public Diplomacy Section announces the 2023 Fulbright Foreign Student Program, which awards scholarships to Zimbabwean university faculty for advanced degrees in the United States. Designed primarily to provide professional development and strengthen higher education, the Student Program is the largest Fulbright program in Africa. The premier international educational exchange program sponsored by the United States Department of State, the United States Congress annually appropriates the funds for the Fulbright program.
- Zimbabwean citizenship;
- Affiliation with, and commitment to work at an educational institution in Zimbabwe upon completion of the program;
- Completed prior academic study equivalent to at least a 4-year U.S. bachelor’s degree;
- English fluency;
- Outstanding academic records and preparation in their chosen field;
- Satisfactory test scores (TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, etc.). N.B. Test fees are paid for finalists by the Fulbright program; and
- High motivation and a serious commitment to completing the program within a specific timeframe and returning home immediately upon completion of studies.
After national selection, an independent review committee in the United States will make their recommendations to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The Institute of International Education will seek university placement of successful candidates. Awards and university placements will be announced in March/April 2023 for programs beginning in August/September 2023.
Program Grant Provisions
- Round-trip economy international travel and excess-baggage allowance;
- Settling-in allowance;
- Monthly maintenance allowance and funding for books and professional activities;
- Tuition and university fees;
- Limited accident and sickness insurance;
- Program-required field trips; and
- Academic training.Online Resources
Program site: https://bit.ly/34iksHm
Application Website: https://apply.iie.org/ffsp2023
Fulbright Specialist Program
Fulbright Specialist Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects at academic institutions abroad for a period of 2 to 6 weeks.
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program sends American scholars, artists, faculty, and professionals abroad to lecture and/or conduct research for up to a year.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for U.S. graduating college seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to study, conduct research, and/or teach English abroad.
Fulbright African Scholar Program
The U.S. Embassy Public Diplomacy Section announces the 2023 Fulbright African Scholar program to conduct postdoctoral research or a curriculum development program during the 2023/24 academic year at a
U.S. academic or research institution. We strongly encourage applicants to incorporate activities that build University partnerships between Zimbabwean higher education and U.S. universities. The premier international educational exchange program sponsored by the United States Department of State, the United States Congress annually appropriates the funds for the Fulbright program.
We welcome all applications, regardless of academic discipline, faculty rank, gender, and age. Preference will also be given to individuals who have not visited the United States for any appreciable period within the past five years. A good command of English and at least three years of university teaching experience is essential. Applicants must be Zimbabwean citizens living and working at Zimbabwean universities and/or research institutions.
Awards of 3 to 9 months to conduct research in any academic discipline at a U.S. academic or research institution beginning no earlier than August 2023 and no later than March 2024. Applicants must hold a doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in their fields at the time of application.
Curriculum Development Grants
Awards of 3 to 5 months to conduct research in any academic discipline at a U.S. academic or research institution beginning no earlier than August 2023 and no later than March 2024. Proposals should be linked to professional duties and demonstrate how the scholar will use the knowledge gained to develop new courses, curricula, or other academic programs at the home institution. Designed for university faculty or administrators with less experience, these grants support academics who may not have had recent access to research or instructional developments in their disciplines. A doctorate degree is not required, but applicants must hold a minimum of a master’s or equivalent graduate degree at the time of application.
- Round-trip economy international travel and excess-baggage allowance for the grantee.
- Travel is provided for one dependent for awards of 9 months.
- A monthly cost-of-living allowance, which is subject to U.S. income tax.
- An allowance of $750 for books, research materials and travel to professional meetings.
An allowance of $500 for settling in.
- Limited accident and sickness insurance for the grantee only. An allowance to defray the cost of U.S. medical insurance for a maximum of two dependents. Online Resources
Program Website: https://bit.ly/3HdHz4u
Application Link: https://apply.iie.org/fvsp2023
2023 Fulbright African Scholar Program