Fulbright Canada is pleased to announce three new Killam Fellowship Program university partners: Florida Polytechnic University, Miami Dade College, and the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.
"The Killam Fellowships Program was definitely a life changing experience for me. It has provided me with an outstanding educational experience, which has led me to grow and learn more in this short amount of time..."
Hereditary Ahousaht chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, who served as Grand Chief of the Assembly of First Nations from 2009 to 2014, gave a deeply moving keynote address at the Fulbright Canada 25th anniversary gala.
Brian Culp, an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, was named the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in the Person and Society at Concordia University.
Our programs bring together American and Canadian leaders at various stages of their professional and academic careers for international study, research, teaching, and enrichment opportunities in their neighbouring country.
This year, Fulbright Canada is especially proud to announce the 15th Cohort of Killam Fellows – each of them exceptional students who understand the value of making a positive difference in their communities.
Fulbright Canada is proud to announce our newest cohort of outstanding students and scholars. The prestigious Fulbright award is granted to highly accomplished individuals who are both exceptional scholars and engaged community leaders.
Fulbright Canada is proud to announce the latest cohort of exceptional students and scholars from Canada and the United States of America that will study, research, and lecture as part of the Fulbright residential exchange program.
Fulbright Canada alumnus Anand Mahadevan was recently honoured by Prime Minister Trudeau for his contributions to teaching.
Fulbright Scholar Justin Park uses is Community Leadership grant to help Syrian refugees in Montreal
Stephanie Jecrois has launched “Technovation”, an international technology and entrepreneurship competition for girls aged 10 to 18.
We are happy to announce that two Fulbright Canada scholars will be joining the ISSP during the 2015-2016 academic year.
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Fulbright Canada and the Palix Foundation, in partnership with the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge, are pleased to mark the third year of this extraordinary collaborative program. The program supports leading scholars who are pursuing critical research on topics that can have a positive impact on how we understand and effectively support advancement in brain science and individual and family health and wellness.
On September 8th and 9th, Fulbright Canada plays host to this year’s incoming American Fulbright students and scholars, along with all of the Killam (undergraduate) Fellows and welcomes them to Canada’s national capital for the annual Fulbright Canada Fall Orientation.
Fulbright Canada is pleased to announce an upcoming colloquium entitled “Canada Inclusive/Exclusive: 150 Years and Beyond" examining the relationship between Canada, inclusivity or exclusivity, while also addressing Canada's future policy direction. The colloquium is a collective partnership along with the Center for the Study of Canada at State University of New York College at Plattsburgh, the Institute of the Americas, University College London, and the London Journal of Canadian Studies.
Fulbright Canada recently hosted a webinar, Fulbright Opportunities in Canada, on May 16, 2017. The Webinar was an interactive session highlighting the opportunities available to Americans to study and teach in Canada through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.
Fulbright Canada is pleased to announce its partnership with The Walrus Foundation for The Walrus Talks National Tour, Conversations about Canada: We Desire a Better Country, a Signature Initiative to celebrate to 150th Anniversary of Canada’s Confederation. The annual Walrus Foundation gala on January 18th, 2017, will mark the launch the tour and the Talks will run from March 1st to May 31st, 2017, stopping in each of Canada’s 13 provinces and territories.
Fulbright Canada partnering with the Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) at the University of Ottawa to bring a series of speakers to the university to discuss some of the foreign policy issues that are key to the American election.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California and the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, Fulbright Canada, in partnership with the Annenberg School of Communication and the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, hosted a one-day conference: ‘Rebooting Canadian Public Diplomacy’ The Current State and Future Prospects for Public Diplomacy in Canada.
The Office of the Vice-President (Research) at the University of Calgary, hosted a panel discussion and a reception on September 28th from 1-4pm to celebrate the 2016-2017 Fulbright Canada-Palix Foundation Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs in Brain Science, and Child and Family Health and Wellness.
On September 9th and 10th, Fulbright Canada played host to this year’s incoming American Fulbright students and scholars, along with all of the Killam (undergraduate) Fellows, welcoming them to Canada’s national capital for the annual Fulbright Canada Fall Orientation.
On May 25th, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Fulbright Canada hosted a capacity building workshop aimed at networking and exchange opportunities for native American and Indigenous people.
EducationUSA has scheduled a webinar for Tuesday, May 24, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT) to go over important last steps and tips before you depart on your journey as student in the United States this fall. Location: Online at http://live.newrow.com/show/wmg-259
Just over a year ago, in collaboration with the Government of Canada and the US Department of State, Fulbright Canada launched its highly successful Arctic Initiative. In recognition of this commitment to arctic issues and arctic studies, Fulbright Canada is pleased to announce that award winning scientist and arctic pioneer, Dr. Louis Fortier, professor at the Université Laval and Scientific Director of ArcticNet, will be speaking at the Fulbright Canada Board of Directors meeting in Montreal on May 5th.
Featuring: Admiral Robert J. Papp U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic Keynote Address & Reception
The Cultural Center of the Lycée Français de New York explores the intricacies of bilingual brains with "Le Français Oui, But Why", a conference dedicated to the French language and French-speaking cultures on Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 10am to 4pm.
Ottawa #popscope is very excited to announce that we will be hosting #popscope throughout the winter in the Great Hall at the National Gallery of Canada! Take advantage of the free admission to the Gallery to look around the collections and then take a peek through our telescopes!
The Institute for Science, Society and Policy would like to invite you to a special presentation by ISSP Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Science and Society, Dr. Nigel Cameron, President and CEO of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies, a non-partisan Washington, DC think tank established in 2007 to encourage long-term thinking on the policy and broader social impacts of emerging technologies.
Please join Fulbright Canada and the University of Washington on January 26th, 2016 for a day of events celebrating their collaboration on Arctic issues.
Wind power is among the fastest growing energy sources in the world today, and is widely viewed as a substantial part of a clean energy future. However, implementation of wind energy is often controversial in areas where it is proposed, and concerns are often raised regarding potential negative impacts on local communities, including impacts on health and on property values.
“The Killam Fellowships Program was definitely a life changing experience for me. It has provided me with an outstanding educational experience, which has led me to grow and learn more in this short amount of time than in the culmination of my undergraduate degree. Through this opportunity I have become a part of a network of incredible individuals and lifelong friends.”
Elli Hanson, Canadian Killam Student 2012-2013
“My Fulbright Canada experience has played a transfomative role in my life. I have developed lasting working relationships with colleagues at my host institution and neighboring universities, and have been exposed to new areas of research. As a result, my approach to teaching and research has been invaluably altered.”
Jared Sexton, American Fulbright Scholar 2012-2013
“Fulbright Canada is an excellent opportunity to pursue unique academic interests while also enjoying the thrilling experience of living abroad. The inspiration that I took from Montréal’s history, culture, and architecture were invaluable to my research. My time spent in Canada was truly an unforgettable experience.”
Jane Harbison, American Fulbright Student 2010-2011
“Very rarely does a person get an opportunity that will change the course of their life the way that Fulbright Canada does. It opens up a path that helps propel one’s personal growth by being immersed in a new setting and being exposed to great minds. It helps build future leaders, and sustains, strengthens, and broadens the already strong relationship between Canada and the United States.”
Fadi Masoud, Canadian Fulbright Student 2010-2011
“My Fulbright Canada experience was not only transformative for me, but also for my family. My two children, aged 10 and 13, attended French language schools, and quickly adapted to the the new curriculum. Professionally, I learned a great deal about how my field of early American history and literature is viewed so differently in Québec”
Gordon Sayre, Fulbright Scholar 2011-2012
“My Fulbright Canada experience has been life changing! The exchange itself is far more powerful than the confines of the project. The learning component is multifaceted, acquiring new academic skills while navigating a new environment and culture, has been invaluable to me.”
Catherine Kreatsoulas, Canadian Fulbright Student 2011-2012
“My Fulbright Canada experience proved to be a pivotal moment in my life. This journey has been nothing short of a blessing. It has enhanced my outlook on international collaboration, and has provided me with an invaluable network, and lifelong friendships.”
Roman Titov, American Fulbright Student 2012-2013
“The Killam Fellowships Program has allowed me to grow both academically and personally. Within my first week at the Bamfield Marine Science Center I was amazed to have the opportunity to observe humpback whales and orcas breeching, as well as the glow of the bioluminescent ocean. My Killam Fellowship was a life changing experience that has led me to purse a career in Marine Biology. ”
Clara Tsao, American Killam Student 2012-2013
“The Killam Fellowships Program was a life changing opportunity. I gained a newfound appreciation for Canadian research which I wouldn’t have been exposed to at my home university. Furthermore, by attending a foreign university, I was able to learn about the different expectations that countries place on their students. I grew as a person, and became more independent and adventurous. Overall, it was a great experience, and I learned a great deal about Canada! ”
Snehdeep Hanspal, American Killam Student 2013-2014
“My Fulbright Canada experience was extremely positive. Being immersed in a new culture has fundamentally altered my perceptions of stereotypes about the United States. I was fortunate to have my family with me, which was an enriching cultural experience for all of us. The Fulbright network has allowed me to pursue other projects, through the Community Leadership Program.”
Bruno Dupeyron, Canadian Fulbright Scholar 2013-2014
“My Fulbright Canada experience was truly exceptional in terms of my academic, personal, and professional development. It allowed me to better understand value systems that underlie preferences towards different healthcare systems. I highly recommend the program as it is most definitely a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. ”
Alex Kamath, American Fulbright Student 2014-2015
“My Fulbright Canada experience has taught me that despite being united through history and tradition, Canada and the United States still have a lot to learn from each other, and teach each other. My exchange was truly an eye opener, which not only taught me important academic lessons but, more importantly, cultural ones. ”
Viva Dadwal, Canadian Fulbright Student