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11214-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.

Grant Length
3 to 12 months
Grant Dates

Grants should begin no earlier than mid-August 2021. Grants must be completed by mid-August 2022. The grant period is spent in Iceland. 

Locations

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

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
Anthropology
Archaeology
Area Studies, non- U.S.
Biology
Communication
Economics
Environmental Sciences
Geography
Geology
Linguistics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Sociology
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

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, socioecological systems, resilience, vulnerability, 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.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Approximately 6
Program Staff
Carleen Velez
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-686-4021

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