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New Awards from Fulbright

We would like to introduce you to 3 new Fulbright opportunities in Canada that may interest scholars at your institution.

Fulbright Canada offers more than 50 Research Chairs at top Canadian Institutions. Our grants support research with colleagues across Canada for a 4-to-9-month period.

US Scholars can do several activities during their Fulbright: conduct research; deliver lectures; network and promote their work; formal teaching (if the awards allow it). 

These opportunities are for a start date of September 2023 or January 2024

Applications are accepted through September 15th, 2022.



Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Healthy Planet and People, University of Victoria
  • Specializations: Climate; environment; clean tech; energy; sustainability; security; social justice; equity; Indigenous-led scholarship; technology; health; wellbeing; aging; innovation; applied science; impact; public policy; knowledge mobilization; UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Northern Policy, Yukon University

  • Specializations: Indigenous self-governance/self-determination; land claims, modern treaties, and ancestral lifeways; entrepreneurship in remote/rural communities; community economic development, northern decolonization, and decolonial business development northern public policy in the context of climate change; arctic sovereignty

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Cybersecurity, Université du Québec en Outaouais

  • Specializations: Cybersecurity; Cognitive Sciences; Forest Sciences; Environmental Sustainability; Autism; Family Sciences; Finance and Accounting; Nursing; Regional and International Development; Museology; Design; Policy and Governance; Industrial Relations and Labour Studies.



Other awards include the Research Chair awards (click here for more details), the Distinguished Chairs awards (click here for more details), and the Postdoctoral research awards (click here for more details) support promising new scholars and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers.

Eligibility requirements  

·  Be a US citizen (Permanent residence is not sufficient)

·  Hold a Ph.D., MFA, MPH, LLM or equivalent terminal degree

·  Scholars at all levels are welcome to apply (tenure not required)

·  NOT have resided abroad for five or more consecutive years in the six years preceding the application deadline are ineligible.

·  Recipients of a Fulbright Scholar award are eligible to apply for another award two years after the previous award’s completion date.

Application Components

No project budget is required. The main pieces of your application are described below: See the detailed application requirements page

·  Project Statement: Up to five pages

·  CV/Resume: Up to six pages; up to eight pages for Distinguished Chair

·  Letters of Recommendation: Two letters

·  Bibliography: Up to three pages

·  Syllabi/course outlines: Only for Teaching & Teaching/Research awards, up to ten pages

·  Letter of Invitation: Only for the Traditional All Disciplines Awards


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