Fulbright Canada facilitates and supports educational exchange between Canada and the United States.
The 2019-20 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is accepting applications from U.S.-citizen academics and professionals through the deadline of August 1, 2018. Fulbright Scholars are selected for their academic merit and leadership potential to teach, research, and exchange ideas. There are over 450 awards available in more than 125 countries; complete details are located in the Catalog of Awards.
Below are some highlights of the 13 awards available to Canada:
- Research Chairs in Arts, Humanities, and Culture – Conduct research in one of a wide variety of disciplines in one of six Canadian universities.
- Fulbright Canada Distinguished Research Chairs at Carleton University – Affiliate with Carleton University for research in one of the following areas:
- Social Sciences in Canada and North America
- Environmental Science
- Public Affairs
- Research Chairs in Indigenous Studies – Conduct research with one of three Canadian universities on a variety of topics focused on indigenous studies.
- Research Chairs in Business and Economics – Affiliate with one of four Canadian universities for research in a wide variety of specializations related to business and economics.
Eligibility criteria, application guidelines, review criteria, as well as other resources are available here. Fulbright also offers webinars throughout the application season, which provide additional details about the program and allow for audience Q&A participation. Register here for the upcoming Spotlight on Canada webinar on April 12, 2018, at 2PM EST. You can also join My Fulbright to receive exclusive updates, program information and application tips.
Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS)
ACSUS is a multi-disciplinary membership based organization committed to raising awareness and understanding of Canada and the bilateral relationship. ACSUS supports research and academic activity through its publications, conferences, and grant programs; promotes the academy through active advocacy and outreach; and positions the community by profiling the scope and diversity of research undertaken by the ACSUS membership in the humanities and social sciences.
Canadian Studies Network
The Canadian Studies Network- Réseau d’études canadiennes is a bilingual organization dedicated to serving the purposes of scholars – including faculty, students, and independent researchers – involved in the study of Canada through Canadian Studies programs or within other disciplines at the post-secondary level in Canada. The CSN-REC’s goal is to strengthen links, promote exchanges, and build new partnerships amongst Canadianists working in academic institutions in order to promote thriving Canadian Studies programs in Canada at both the undergraduate and graduate studies level, to facilitate professional connections with international Canadian Studies associations, and to foster critical teaching and research on Canada.