Fulbright Canada is proud of its large number of partnerships, with more than 40 Fulbright Visiting Research Chair opportunities in Canada for American scholars in diverse fields. This life-changing experience enables Fulbright scholars to gain international experience, meet and collaborate with Canadian … Continued
The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), plans to award eight grants to U.S. postdoctoral scholars who seek to pursue research at Israeli institutions of higher education. Grants are open to researchers in all academic disciplines and support programs of work … Continued
The Fulbright Arctic Initiative will bring together a network of scholars, professionals and applied researchers from the United States, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia and Sweden for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright exchange experience. This initiative will … Continued
The deadline for Fulbright Core applications for academic year 2015-2016 is less than a month away. This year’s competition includes 584 awards. Of these, 419 are All Discipline awards and are open to applicants from virtually any discipline — from Computer Science … Continued
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistantships. To compete, candidates must submit a Statement of Grant Purpose, defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside the United States.
In February 1999 when I learned that I was being offered a Berkeley Graduate Fellowship, I had been a part-time English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor at a small community college in Washington state for 10 years. In 1997 I had been awarded a Part-time Faculty Award of Excellence at my college, based on both my teaching and program development work, and then in 1998, I was turned down for a full-time position. I was ready for something new, and excited about the idea of doing research on the social contexts of second language learning in immigrant communities. I also had a house, a husband, two children, and a large extended family in my town in Washington, and it was difficult to consider uprooting. Berkeley’s offer of a prestigious fellowship helped to reassure me that I wasn’t completely out of my mind.