Fulbright Canada - Awards For Canadian Scholars


Fulbright Canada


Awards For Canadian Scholars

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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 link below for 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.

Funding Availability

Traditional Scholar Awards: US $12,500 for one semester (4 months) or US $25,000 full academic year (9 months) beginning either September 2016 or January 2017;

Visiting Research Chairs : US$25,000 for one semester (4 months) beginning either September 2016 or January 2017.

Special Notes

Traditional Scholar Awards: Applicants should arrange affiliation and include a letter of invitation from their preferred host institution(s). 


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

Internal Deadline

Applicant submits application and signed OR-5 to: Research.Services@uoguelph.ca 

External Deadline

Applicant submits on-line application (Embark System) to Fulbright Canada

How to Apply

For Questions, please contact

Brad Hector, Program officer (Scholars)
Fulbright Canada

Office of Research

Annette Clarke, Grants Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x56927

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