Fulbright Canada-U.S. Research Chair Program 2020-2021


Fulbright Canada

For More Information

For additional information, please visit the program's websites for

  • Program guidelines
  • Application forms
  • Evaluation criteria


Fulbright Scholars are selected for their academic merit, leadership potential and interest in engaging with international scholars and communities.

Please note that the entire financial support is provided to the Chairholder, applicants can take these awards either during a sabbatical or a regular academic year. These grants support research with colleagues at institutions across the US.

Highlight opportunities for you:

Environmental & Arctic Studies

Science & Technology

Field Open

Other Opportunities:
Humanities and Social Sciences

Policy/Law & Governance

Canadian Studies




  • Be a Canadian citizen (Permanent residence is not sufficient).
  • Hold a Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree as appropriate. 
    Candidates outside academia (e.g., professionals, artists) with recognized professional standing and substantial professional accomplishments.
  • Be proficient in English.
  • Be in compliance with all governmental regulations regarding visas, immigration, travel and residence. 


  • Be a dual U.S.-Canadian citizen.
  • Hold permanent residency status in the United States.
  • Reside in the United States.
  • Have resided abroad for five or more consecutive years in the six year period immediately preceding the date of application. 
    A period of nine months or more during a calendar year is considered to constitute a full year abroad.

Maximum Project Value

Awards values range from US$25,000 to US$50,000

Project Duration

From four to nine months.  Awards typically begin in either September 2020 or January 2021.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Applicant to submit copy of application along with a complete OR5 form to: research.services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

Applicant submits on-line application to Fulbright Canada.

For more information, FAQ's and application instructions, visit the Fulbright website.

For Questions, please contact

Paulo Carvalho, Recruitment specialist
Fulbright Canada
2015-350 rue Albert Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1R 1A4

Email: info@fulbright.ca

Office of Research

Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x52832

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