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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

9214-IC

Fulbright-National Science Foundation Arctic Research Grants

Iceland
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The visiting scholar will be expected to conduct Arctic-related research in Iceland. Projects must be well defined and must be completed within the grant period. Scholars may engage in some limited teaching activity, as long as the main focus is on the research project.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
3 to 12 months (the scholar is expected to be in Iceland for the entire length of the proposed grant period)
Grant Dates

Grants should begin no earlier than mid-August 2019. Grants must be completed by mid-August 2020.

Locations

Affilation with any university, research organization or other appropriate partner in Iceland.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Disciplines
Anthropology
Archaeology
Communications
Economics
Environmental Sciences
Geography
Geology
Linguistics
Political Science
Psychology
Public/Global Health
Sociology
Specializations

The grant is open to scholars in social and natural science fields as they relate to the Arctic and the people living there.

All social sciences are eligible, including but not limited to anthropology, archaeology, economics, environmental humanities, geography, gender studies, governance, linguistics, political science, psychology, public/global health, science and technology studies, sociology, traditional knowledge and related subjects or other appropriate fields.
Eligible natural science fields include glaciology, geology, sustainability science and other applicable fields.

Special Features

The local host should help the scholar to settle in, provide introductions and in general provide assistance to ensure a productive and enjoyable Fulbright experience.

Number of Grants
Approximately five
Activity
Research
Category
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, including early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Closed
Program Staff
Peter Raucci
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
212-205-6467

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