Monday, July 6, 2015

Fulbright Canada reminder for US Scholars: Deadline Aug 3, 2015

Awards for American Students

Graduate Students can apply to the:
Ø  Traditional Fulbright student awards: US$15,000 for one nine-month academic year. These all-discipline awards can be taken up at any college, university, think tank, or government agency in Canada.
Ø  Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships: Grants are for one nine-month academic year. Projects should center around research on an aspect of international musical culture, and should focus on contemporary or popular music as a cultural force for expression or change.
Ø  Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Awards: Valued at US$120,000 for three academic years, this award is for students in STEM fields who wish to study at one of six top-ranked partner research institutions in Canada.
Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowships: Grants are for one nine-month academic year. Digital storytelling projects (using text, photography, video, audio, graphic illustrations, and/or social media) can take place in up to three countries on a globally significant theme.

Core Facts about the awards
Fulbright Canada competition for American graduate students is now open, and closes on
October 13, 2015
The competition is for awards taken up for one 9-month academic year starting September 2016

Candidates must be American citizens,
Be in receipt of a bachelor's degree prior to the proposed start date of the grant, and

Inquiries: Michelle Emond, Program Officer (Students), 

Fulbright Canada at a glance:
With approximately 360,000 Fulbright alumni in more than 155 countries, the Fulbright program is the gold standard in academic exchange and a leader in public diplomacy.
The Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States of America (Fulbright Canada) is a binational, treaty-based, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization with a mandate to identify the best and brightest minds in both countries and engage them in residential academic exchange.
The mandate of Fulbright Canada is to enhance mutual understanding between the people of Canada and the people of the United States of America by providing support to outstanding individuals. These individuals conduct research, lecture, or enroll in formal academic programs in the other country. In doing so, Fulbright Canada aims to grow intellectual capacity, increase productivity, and assist in the shaping of future leaders.
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