Fulbright Canada offers a wide range of awards for academic exchange in numerous disciplines. Academic exchanges expose the scholar with new ideas and new perspectives, encourage networking with top-tier scholars, and highlight a different culture. Traditional Fulbright Scholar Awards are open to all disciplines, but Fulbright Canada is particularly interested in encouraging research on contemporary issues relevant to Canada, the United States and the relationship between the two countries. Applicants should also clearly document the need to be in residence in Canada to carry out the project. Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs are pre-arranged affiliations that allow Canadian scholars to conduct research/lecture on subject important to that University (see list of Visiting Research Chairs offered at various U.S. universities)
Canadian Citizens who are exceptional scholars (established, post-doctoral researchers, and experienced professionals to conduct research, teach or undertake a combination of both activities. Must be proficient in English and hold a PhD or equivalent professional degree, or significant professional experience.
Maximum Project Value
Visiting Research Chair: The award is valued at $25,000 for one semester (4 months) beginning in either September 2019 or January 2020.
Traditional Scholar Awards: The award is valued at $12,500 for one semester (4 months), either September 2019 or January 2020.
Traditional Scholar Awards:
Specialization: While the competition is open to all disciplines, Fulbright Canada is particularly interested in encouraging research on contemporary issues relevant to Canada, the United States and the relationship between the two countries. Applicants should also clearly document the need to be in residence in Canada to carry out the project.
Affiliation: Applicants should arrange affiliation and include a letter of invitation from their preferred host institution(s). Applicants may also be considered for Visiting Research Chair awards as appropriate.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
Applicant to submit copy of application along with a complete OR5 form to: firstname.lastname@example.org