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Eligibility Criteria

Participants for the Arab-American Frontiers program need to meet the following qualifications:

  • be between the ages of 30 and 45;
  • be fluent in English;
  • be employed in the U.S. or one of the 22 Arab League countries, but citizenship of the country of residence is not required;
  • have demonstrated accomplishment in science, engineering, medical research, or technical work with recognizable contributions to advancing their fields
  • be interested in developments in other fields (and in engaging with people working on them) and be able to consider how advances, techniques, and approaches in those areas relate to the nominee’s own field;
  • possess the potential to be a future leader in the science, engineering, or medical field; and
  • have demonstrated an impact on the development of their country (participation in scientific projects,/scientific meetings/contribution to the promotion of S&T within society

If you meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in participating in the Arab American Frontiers symposium, you may submit your application online. General participants are expected to attend the entirety of the meeting and give a poster presentation on their current research. The title and abstract of your poster presentation will be requested as part of the application.

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