Fulbright Scholar Program

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Research Chairs in Environmental Studies

Western Hemisphere


Award Details
Award Activity

Fulbright Canada Research Chairs are pre-arranged affiliations to host exceptional scholars who conduct research important to that university. Partner universities are excited to welcome Fulbright Canada Research Chairs into campus life and encourage them to engage with students and faculty, and the broader community. You can conduct your own research, work collaboratively with new colleagues, guest lecture at university courses, mentor students, lecture in public venues, network, and promote your research while representing the Fulbright program, and your home and host institutions.For specific information about this opportunity, visit the Fulbright Canada webpage for Research Chairs in Environmental Studies.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Interdisciplinary Sustainability Solutions, Lakehead University
Specializations: Sustainability sciences, biological sciences, environmental sciences, geography, sociology.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Environmental Policy, University of Ottawa
Specializations: Environmental / natural resource policy, law and/or economics; Environmental Sustainability; Clean Innovation.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Water, Environment, and Clean Energy, University of Regina
Specializations: Clean Energy, Water Quality, Carbon Capture and Storage, Climate Change, Energy Policy, Hydrology, Energy Security, Energy Systems Design and Resilience, Biogeochemistry of Freshwaters, Energy Poverty, Energy Sources, Clean Technology, Ecosystem Management, and Environment.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair on Advancing Transdisciplinary Research on the Changing North, Université Laval
Specializations: Areas of focus range from ecosystem functioning to key components of the coupled human-environment system (health), and from the development of innovative technologies to research into sustainable infrastructures.

Award Length
Four months. Scholars can seek an unfunded extension for an additional eight months.
Award Dates

Grants must begin in either September 2021 or January 2022.
Awards should fall within the academic year and are not available for the summer months only. 


Lakehead University is located in Thunder Bay, Ontario
University of Ottawa is located in Ottawa, Ontario
University of Regina is located in Regina, Saskatchewan

Université Laval is located in Québec City, Québec

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

Specializations are indicated by each institution. 

Application Deadline

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
Number of Recipients
Up To 4
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

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