Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant Opportunities

Event Type: 
Funding Deadlines
When: 
1 August 2014
Where: 
Online at: http://www.cies.org

Three Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant opportunities in Arctic and polar science are available for the academic year 2015-2016. These competitions include a Fulbright-Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arctic Scholar in Iceland; a Fulbright Arctic Chair in Norway; and an award for all disciplines in Sweden. Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. The application deadline for these competitions is 1 August 2014.

  • Fulbright-Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arctic Scholar, Iceland (Award #5254) This new award is open to academics with a PhD, including early-career scholars, as well as qualified professionals outside of academia. Applicants may propose a teaching or teaching/research project. The selected candidate will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, advise students conducting research in his/her area of expertise, and assist with curriculum development. He/she will be affiliated with the University of Iceland Centre for Arctic Policy Studies, the University of Akureyri Polar Law Program, and other programs in the field.

For further information about award #5254, please go to: http://www.cies2.org/redirect.aspx?linkID=4851&eid=230958.

  • Fulbright Arctic Chair, Norway (Award #5310) This teaching/research award is open to academics with a PhD and five to ten years of experience and research in the field. The selected candidate will be expected to engage with faculty inside and outside the host institution(s), give public lectures, lead seminars, and supervise Master's and PhD candidates. Applicants may propose projects at any institution of higher education or research in Norway.

For further information about award #5310, please go to: http://www.cies2.org/redirect.aspx?linkID=4850&eid=230958.

  • Fulbright award for all disciplines, Sweden (Award #5350) This teaching, teaching/research, or research award is open to academics with a PhD, including recent postdoctoral scholars, as well as appropriately qualified professionals outside of academia. Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, though in light of the U.S. chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2015, applications focused on the Arctic region are encouraged. Applicants may propose a project at any institution of higher education or research in Sweden.

For further information about award #5350, please go to: http://www.cies2.org/redirect.aspx?linkID=4849&eid=230958.

Application deadline for these competitions: 1 August 2014.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. For more information about the eligibility guidelines, please go to: http://www.cies.org/eligibility.

For further information about specific awards, please contact the program staff listed in individual award descriptions online.

For a complete catalog of awards, please go to: http://catalog.cies.org.