Fulbright Scholar Program

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Fulbright Scholar Award

Research Chairs in Indigenous Studies

Canada
Western Hemisphere

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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.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenist Resiliencies, McMaster University
Specializations: Indigenous-centred revitalizations of gender and sexualities, environmental policy, youth and/or social movements, as well as language and culture.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Legal and Resource Rights, University of Alberta
Specializations: North American aboriginal law with a focus on aboriginal resource rights and governance and their relationship to national and provincial, state or territorial regulatory regimes.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Native Peoples and Communities, University of Alberta
Specializations: Metis resources and law, Inuit and environmental change, Dene and diamonds and urban aboriginal residents.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Public Policy and Criminal Justice, University of Guelph
Specializations: Indigenous law and policy; Indigenous persons and the correctional system; Indigenous persons and judicial processes; Alternative judicial and criminal law processes; law and Indigenous self-government.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies, Vancouver Island University
Specializations: Aboriginal education, reconciliation, indigenization, aboriginal engagement.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Education, University of Ottawa

Specializations: Indigenous education, educational policy, teacher education, Indigenous children and youth, Indigenous health and well-being, community development, Indigenous language revitalization, Indigenous pedagogies, land-based, transsystemic knowledge systems, oral history education, Indigenous research methodologies and theoretical frameworks.

Scholars selected for this award can choose to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a professional and/or artistic project
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
One semester
Award Dates

Grants must begin in either September 2022 or January 2023.
Awards should fall within the academic year and are not available for the summer months only. 

Locations

McMaster University is located in Hamilton, Ontario
University of Alberta is located in Edmonton, Alberta
University of Guelph is located in Guelph, Ontario
Vancouver Island University is located in Nanaimo, British Columbia

University of Ottawa is located in Ottawa, Ontario

 

 

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

Please see preferred disciplines listed in 'Award Activity.'

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Research
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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.

Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
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.

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
Up To 5
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753
Email: 

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