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Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award

Fulbright Canada Distinguished Research Chairs at Carleton University

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Award Details
Award Activity

Fulbright Canada and Carleton University have established dedicated research chairs in support of educational programming, teaching and research. This opportunity will allow extraordinary American scholars and top-tier applied researchers to spend one academic year as a visiting research scholar working in a targeted area of academic inquiry.  For specific information about this or other opportunities visit the Fulbright Canada webpage.

Arts and Social Sciences in Canada and North America
Specialization: Open to scholars working on any research topic relevant to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Entrepreneurship
Specialization: Entrepreneurial strategies, start-ups, marketing, private-public partnerships, technology, economic and social entrepreneurship, enhancing institutional frameworks.

Environmental Science
Specialization: Conservation science; Environmental decisions; Environmental management; Water resources; Environmental contamination; Ecology; Geoscience; Biodiversity; Stewardship; Environmental health; Restoration; Resource development; Sustainability; Science communication; Environmental policy.

Public Affairs in North America: Society, Policy, Media
Specialization: Open to scholars working in the social sciences and/or humanities on any research topic relevant to public affairs.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Specialization: Student success in the classroom, inclusive classrooms, curriculum studies, research as pedagogy, feedback and assessment design, student engagement, experiential learning, critical pedagogy.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Conduct a professional and/or artistic project
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Academic year.
Award Dates

Grants begin in September 2022. 

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

Please see preferred disciplines listed in "Award Activity."

Application Deadline
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Activity Type
Research
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Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Approximately 4
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753
Email: 

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