Fulbright Scholar Program

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12512-IC
Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright-Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arctic Scholar (Multiple Disciplines)

Iceland
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

The visiting scholar will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, with topics to be chosen by the scholar and the host collaboratively. Likely, additional activities will include advising students who are carrying out research in the scholar‘s field of expertise and assistance with curriculum development. The schedule will allow the scholar to undertake his or her own research in parallel.

 

Fulbright Scholar Lauren Fields during her grant period in Iceland. 

 

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Approximately four months
Award Dates

Grants will generally begin in either late August 2022 or early January 2023.

Locations

The scholar may be affiliated with the University of Iceland Centre for Arctic Policy Studies, the University of Akureyri Polar Law Program, and other Arctic Programs.

Depending on the field and specialization, the scholar might spend part of his or her time in the capital area and part in the north.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Disciplines
Economics
Environmental Sciences
Law
Political Science
Public Administration
Public Health
Sociology
Areas of Interest

The grant is open to scholars in a wide variety of fields, as they relate to the Arctic. Preference will be given to scholars competent in Arctic affairs and international relations, international law, security, natural resource studies, history and culture, economic and social development, gender studies, health, environmental and climate change or natural resources & development.

Special Features

This grant is funded by the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs and will give the scholar access to Ministry officials as appropriate. The scholar will be asked to participate in appropriate events sponsored by the Ministry.

The scholar will be provided with an office at host universities and given tours of relevant research institutes. The host departments will give every assistance to the scholar and ensure that he or she is introduced to the Icelandic academic community, both formally and informally. The scholar will be invited to give lectures at appropriate conferences and meetings, and can expect various social invitations.

The host institutions will assist the scholar in finding appropriate housing to rent, which is convenient to the universities and the city centers.

Application Deadline
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Activity Type
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Artists
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Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in an artistic profession.

Early Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

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.

Professionals
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Awards are open to individuals who have more than seven years of experience in a particular profession.

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 1
Program Staff
Jaclyn Assarian
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7700

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