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Fulbright Opportunities in Arctic Affairs

Photo courtesy of Suzanna Bräuer, 2014-2015 grantee to Finland.

There is still time to apply for an exciting 2019-2020 U.S. Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in arctic affairs! Opportunities are available for teaching and/or research in nearly every discipline, from engineering to political science, anthropology, communications and more!

Iceland: Fulbright-National Science Foundation Arctic Research Grants

Conduct research with any university, research organization or other appropriate partner in Iceland in the social sciences or natural sciences as they relate to the Arctic and the people living there.

Iceland: Fulbright-Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arctic Scholar

Teach or teach and conduct research at the University of Iceland Centre for Arctic Policy in Akureyri. As the grant is funded by the Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the scholar will have access to Ministry officials.

Norway: Fulbright Arctic Chair

For scholars with five to ten years of research experience, this award in Norway offers an excellent opportunity to collaborate with any institution in Norway on a teaching and research project. The Chair will research and teach within the areas of polar and arctic sciences.

Canada: Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar Award in Northern Issues

Conduct research at the University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, British Columbia in any area that reflects the strategic priorities of UNBC, with preference for proposals focused on natural resources and environmental studies, community development, rural, northern and environmental health, and first nations and indigenous studies.

Application Guidelines from the Fulbright website provide helpful tips to reference during the process. There are also various webinars coming up, which provide more detailed insight into various parts of the Fulbright U.S. Scholar program. A complete schedule of upcoming and archived presentations can be found here.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the deadline for complete applications is August 1, 2018. Start an application now!