Fulbright Grants in Canada for US Scholars - 22/23 Academic Year

For 2022/2023, Fulbright Canada is offering more than 50 Research Chairs at top Canadian Institutions. Our grants support research with colleagues across Canada for a 4 to 9 month period- applications are accepted through September 15th, 2021

As part of the activities, US Scholars can conduct their own research, work collaboratively with new colleagues, guest lecture at university courses, mentor students, lecture in public venues, network, and promote your research while representing the Fulbright program, and their home and host institutions.

These opportunities are for a start date of September 2022 or January 2023.

Below you will find all the Research Chair opportunities in different fields- most of these awards are for a 4 month period:

Arts, Humanities, and Culture
Agriculture & Food Studies
Policy, Law, and Governance
Business and Management
Health Studies
Language, Culture & Identity
Indigenous Studies
Science and Technology
Environmental Studies
Public Affairs in North America Studies
Postdoctoral Research
Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Fellowship on Global Economies

There is also a series of Distinguished Chairs offered for 9 Months by Carleton University in Ottawa on the following topics:

Arts and Social Sciences in Canada and North America
Public Affairs in North America: Society, Policy, Media
Environmental Science
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Eligibility requirements

• Be a U.S. citizen (Permanent residence is not sufficient)
• Hold a Ph.D., MFA, ... or equivalent professional/terminal degree
• Applicants who have resided abroad for five or more consecutive years in the six-year period preceding the application deadline are ineligible. A period of nine months or more during a calendar year constitutes a full year.
• Recipients of a Fulbright Scholar award are eligible to apply for another award two years after the date of completion of the previous award.
Detailed Eligibility requirements are available here.

Application Components
• The application portal is available here, for the application, no project budget is required, the main pieces of your application are described below:

• See here the detailed application requirements page.

Project Statement: Up to 5 pages
CV/Resume: Up to 6 pages; up to 8 pages for Distinguished Scholar awards
Letters of Recommendation: Two letters
Bibliography: Required for Research and Teaching/Research awards, up to 3 pages
Syllabi/course outlines: Required for Teaching and Teaching/Research awards, up to 10 pages
Letter of Invitation: Only for the Traditional All Disciplines Awards
Language proficiency: English

Review Criteria

Applicant training, background, and experience:
The applicant possesses the training, credentials, and active professional standing, as appropriate for their project, discipline, and career path, and meets all stated requirements for the award.

Quality of the project:
The project is feasible, original, well-designed, innovative, and sophisticated, with sufficient resources and time allocated, and can be adapted if needed. In addition, the project can be understood by individuals outside of the applicant’s discipline.

Project’s potential impact, outcome, and benefits:
The project exhibits potential for impact, which is significant, broad, and sustainable in discipline, at their home institution and community, and to the applicant’s professional development.

Personal qualities:
The applicant displays an ability to be adaptable, culturally sensitive, collegial, and can serve as a cultural ambassador for the U.S.

Join the more than 600 Fulbright Canada alumni and apply for one of our awards!

Interested in more information on the awards?
• See the booklet with the full list of Awards
• You can see here the application details
• See here the Webinar "How to prepare a successful application".

Published: Thursday, August 19, 2021

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