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Posted: July 2, 2015

You will find below a list of all the programs for American Scholars and Students. Visit the Fulbright Canada Programs for more details.

Awards for American Scholars

Applicants can apply to the:

Research Theme Links

Instructional video: Awards for US Scholars

Inquiries: Brad Hector, Program Officer (Scholars),

Core Facts about the awards

  • The Fulbright Canada competition for American scholars is now open, and closes August 3, 2015
  • The competition is for awards taken up September 2016 and/or January 2017


  • Candidates must be U.S. citizens
  • Hold a Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree as appropriate. Candidates outside academia (e.g., professionals, artists) with recognized professional standing and substantial professional accomplishments are also eligible
  • Be proficient in English

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.
  • For more information