Fulbright Canada Offering 3 Fellowships in Economics

Fulbright Canada is offering 3 grants in Economics for the 2021-2022 academic year. See the full announcement below for full details:


These opportunities are for a start date of September 2021 or January 2022 and applications are accepted through September 15th, 2020


·  Arts, Humanities, and Culture

·  Business and Management

·  Economics

·  Education

·  Environmental Studies 

·  Food Studies

·  Health Studies

·  Indigenous Studies

·  Northern Issues- Postdoctoral Research

·  Public Affairs in North America Studies

·  Policy, Law, and Governance

·  Language Culture & Identity

·  Science and Technology

·  Field Open

There is also a series of Distinguished Chairs offered for 9 Months by Carleton University in Ottawa in the following topics:

·  Arts and Social Sciences in Canada and North America

·  Entrepreneurship

·  Environmental Science

·  Public Affairs in North America: Society, Policy, Media

·  Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Eligibility requirements

·  Be U.S. citizen (Permanent residence is not sufficient)

·  Hold a Ph.D., LLM, MFA, etc. or equivalent professional/terminal degree

·  Applicants who have resided abroad for five or more consecutive years in the six-year period preceding the application deadline are ineligible. A period of nine months or more during a calendar year constitutes a full year.

·  Recipients of a Fulbright Scholar award are eligible to apply for another award two years after the date of completion of the previous award.

Detailed Eligibility requirements are available here.

Application Components

·  The application portal is available here, for the application, no project budget is required, the main pieces of your application are:

Project Statement

Up to 5 pages


Up to 6 pages

Letters of Recommendation



Required for Research and Teaching/Research awards, up to 3 pages

Syllabi/course outlines

Required for Teaching and Teaching/Research awards, up to 10 pages

Letter of Invitation

Only for the Field Open Awards

Language proficiency




Review Criteria


·  Applicant training, background, and experience:

The applicant possesses the training, credentials, and active professional standing, as appropriate for their project, discipline, and career path, and meets all stated requirements for the award, including language proficiency (if applicable).


·  Quality of the project:

The project is feasible, original, well-designed, innovative, and demonstrates relevance and currency to the discipline.


·  Project’s potential impact, outcome, and benefits:

The project demonstrates a broad, sustainable impact beyond the length of the award period and clearly describes plans to disseminate results.


·  Personal qualities:

The applicant displays an ability to be adaptable, culturally sensitive, collegial, and can serve as a cultural ambassador for the U.S.


Join the more than 600 Fulbright Canada alumni and consider applying for one of our awards!


Interested in more information on the awards?  


Published Date: 

09/02/2020 - 10:15
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