Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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12251-NO
Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award

Fulbright Distinguished Arctic Scholar Award

Norway
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Research and teach within areas that are relevant to understanding of the Arctic and High North regions. The Chair is expected to engage with faculty inside and outside the host institution(s), give public lectures and lead seminars, as well as supervise and mentor Master’s and Ph.D. candidates with their research and writing. Details about award activity should be worked out with the host.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Three months. The grantee may stay for more than three months, but no additional funding will be offered.
Award Dates

Start date to be agreed upon jointly between host university and candidate, but must occur within the 2022-23 academic year.

Locations

Any institution of higher education or research in Norway.

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

See Award Activity. The Arctic Chair award is not limited to the natural sciences. This award is open to applications in the social sciences and the humanities and recognizes the important contributions these disciplines can make to our understanding of the Arctic.

Special Features

The Chair is welcome to travel to other universities in Norway for shorter periods of time. No additional funding will be provided for such travel.

All U.S. awardees to Norway have two opportunities to gather as a group. The first is an orientation program held in Oslo in August. The second is a seminar in February during which awardees present on their projects followed by a weekend at a ski resort near Lillehammer. Domestic travel and lodging expenses for these gatherings are covered by the Fulbright Foundation. In addition, these expenses are covered for dependent family members of awardees for the seminar/ski weekend, which is a highlight of the Fulbright year.

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Teaching/Research
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
1
Program Staff
Jaclyn Assarian
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7700

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