Fulbright Opportunities for Canadian Scholars in the US for Academic Year 2021/2022

For 2021/2022, Fulbright Canada is offering several Research opportunities at top US Institutions. 

The grants support research with colleagues across the U.S. for a 4 to 9-month period. Applications are accepted through November 15th, 2020. 

The available Fulbright Canada Research Chairs:

Humanities and Social Sciences

Canadian Studies

Science & Technology

Environmental & Arctic Studies


Policy/Law & Governance

Field Open

More information on the awards:

Eligibility requirements: Be CA citizen (Permanent residence is not sufficient) do not have dual US citizenship Hold a terminal degree (Ph.D., LLM, MFA, etc.) or equivalent professional training or experience 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.

Applications: The application portal is available here, and a detailed application manual is available here.

Additional Opportunity for Canadian Scholars with application open until September 15, 2020

Fulbright Arctic Initiative: US$40,000 for 18-months (March 2021- Fall 2022) engaged in addressing public policy research questions relevant to Arctic nations’ shared challenges.  

The Fulbright Arctic Initiative will identify both established experts and early-career specialists from the eight Arctic Council countries to carry out collaborative research in the following themes:

  • Arctic Security and Cooperation
  • Arctic Infrastructure in a Changing Environment
  • Community Dimensions of Health.

For more information please see the application manual.

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Kueneman, Karen
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