Interested in a teaching and/or research opportunity in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden? Advance your career with a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award during the 2017-2018 academic year! Applications are currently being accepted for all program opportunities, with the following representing a sample of awards related to the field of Scandinavian Studies:
- Denmark: All Disciplines: Open to all levels of scholars, including early career, this award enables the selected scholars to conduct a combination of teaching and research in their area of expertise over one semester at a Danish mid-level or university-level institution.
- Finland: Fulbright-University of Tampere Scholar Award: Located in the third largest city in Finland, this award allows the selected scholars to conduct a combination of teaching and research at one of the nine schools that make up the University of Tampere. Semester and academic year grants are available.
- Iceland: Scholars whose work touches on the Arctic and the people living there are encouraged to explore grant opportunities through the Fulbright-National Science Foundation Arctic Research Grants andFulbright-Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arctic Scholar awards. Additional opportunities can be found through the All Disciplines category for affiliation at any appropriate institution in the country.
- Norway: Senior-level applicants whose teaching and research lies within areas relevant to our understanding of the Arctic should consider the Fulbright Arctic Chair award. Additional opportunities can be found in the All Disciplines award.
- Sweden: All Disciplines: All levels of scholars are encouraged to apply for teaching, research or a combination of teaching and research at any appropriate host institution.
More information about the Fulbright Scholar Program can be found on the Fulbright website, http://www.cies.org/, and the complete catalog of awards can be accessed online at http://catalog.cies.org/. The Fulbright Scholar Program also offers a series of webinars including one on Europe to be held in late March. Further information and registration information for webinars can be found here: http://www.cies.org/event-type/webinar-schedule.
As outlined in the Fulbright Scholar Program’s Eligibility Guidelines, all applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. The current competition will close on August 1, 2016.