University of Washington

Canada-US Fulbright Chair Application Process

The Fulbright Visiting Research Chair will be a resident of the Canadian Studies Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies where s/he would conduct research, work with graduate students in an advisory capacity including participation in the annual Graduate Research Symposium, lead quarterly roundtable discussions addressing issues relevant to the Canada-US relationship, and present a public lecture as part of the Canada-US Fulbright Lecture Series. The Chair will also be invited to participate in Center-related activities and to contribute to the intellectual life of the University.

Applications for the Visiting Chair must be submitted to the Foundation in Ottawa. A select list of applicants recommended for Fulbright awards by the Foundation will be sent to the Director of Canadian Studies, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington as well as the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for approval. The Director of Canadian Studies or his/her delegate at the University of Washington, in consultation with the Executive Director of the Foundation, will select a nominee for the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair.
An application form is available at:

The Fulbright Chair is open to Canadian scholars focused on research pertaining to Canadian studies with expertise in one or more of the identified fields of research (see below), Canadian citizenship and proficiency in English. The Chair requires a minimum two-quarter residence.

Fields of Research:
Cross-border relations and policy making in urban planning, public health, marine management, social policies, environmental law and trade; First Nations, Métis or Inuit studies including aboriginal governance and media; and Québec studies including trade, energy and culture.

The Visiting Research Chair will receive $25,000 US for two quarters (6 months) residency, health insurance, VISA services, on-campus support, assistance with housing search, and other Fulbright enrichment opportunities.

The deadline for the 2012-13 applications is 15 November 2012.

Further Information:
The Canada-US Fulbright Program
350 Albert Street, Suite 2015
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1A4
Phone: 613-688-5540
Fax: 613-237-2029
Web Site:

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