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Name FULBRIGHT AWARDS FOR RESEARCH AND GRADUATE STUDY IN THE U.S.
Research Fields TEST all disciplines except medical training
Categories Unrestricted
Citizenship Canadian
Eligibility The 2013-2014 Fulbright competition is now open. This opportunity is for future or current graduate students who wish to study or conduct research in the United States. The benefits of a Fulbright Student Award are: * access to world-class universities and facilities * a unique cultural experience * membership in the prestigious Fulbright Alumni community.

Eligibility * undergraduate degree to be obtained prior to the proposed start date * Canadian citizenship * proficiency in English

Why Study or Pursue Research in the United States? * interesting cultural opportunity * world-class universities and advanced research networks

Types of Awards Formal Enrolment Awards - for candidates who plan to enrol in a graduate program n the United States; Research - for candidates enrolled in a graduate program at a Canadian university who wish to conduct research in the United States for one academic year; Independent Research - for candidates who wish to pursue one year of independent research in the United States

Fields of Study/Research While the competition is field open, we especially welcome projects in:
  • Border issues
  • Canada-US relations
  • Canadian and American Studies
  • Communications and culture
  • Comparative and contemporary public policy
  • Ecology and the environment
  • Indigenous issues
  • International trade
  • Law
  • North American integration
  • Public health
  • Security

    Services to Fulbright Students A program officer available to answer any of the student's questions about the prgram either before or during their time abroad. Services are provided to obtain the necessary documentatino for J-1 and J-2 visas.
  • Value For one academic year (typically 9 months starting September); health benefit plan; J-1 visa (and J-2 services); enrichment opportunities and worldwide Fulbright alumni network
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at United States
    Deadlines November 15
    Application Details Visit the Fulbright Canada web site at http://www.fulbrightcanada.com/ for an application form and to view the online webinar. Contact: Jennifer Regan, Chief Program Officer, Fulbright Canada Email jregan@fulbright.ca Telephone 613-688-5517.

    Selection Process
  • All eligible files are forwarded to The Canada-US Fulbright Program Adjudication Committee for review
  • The Adjudication Committee is comprised of nine academics from universities across Canada, who will submit their recommendations for each application
  • All applicants will be notified of the status of their application
  • Applicants are normally notified of the final decisiion by April 15th
  • Selection is open and competitive, based on a combination of the proposed program of study or research, academic record and professional background, personal statements, letters of reference, and adherence to the aims of the Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program
  • The Foundation recognizes that excellence is found in all linguistic, ethnic, and religious groups without regard for gender, age, sexual preference or race. The Canada-U.S. Fulbright Program encourages applications from all interested and eligible candidates. Updated: October 27, 2014
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