This has been an exciting, productive, and impactful year for the Fulbright Canada community and our successes would not have been possible without the ongoing support of our colleagues, alumni, partners, and supporters.
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.
Fulbright Canada and the Palix Foundation are proud to announce the incoming 2017-2018 Fulbright Canada-Palix Foundation Distinguished Research Chairs in Brain Science, and Child and Family Health and Wellness.
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.
The deadline for select American scholar awards has been extended to September 12, 2017.
The Fulbright Arctic Initiative aims to bring together a network of leading scholars, professionals, and applied researchers from each of the Arctic Council member states to conduct collaborative research on key arctic issues.
The Killam Fellowship Program provides a unique opportunity for American and Canadian undergraduate students to spend time at a host institution in the other country. Fulbright Canada is excited to announce the three new partner universities: Florida Polytechnic University, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, and Miami Dade College!
On April 4, 2017, Fulbright Canada Research Chairs, Dr. Korina Jocson, and Dr. Dee M. Williams attended an event hosted by the University of Ottawa and shared details about their research and experiences as Fulbright Canada Research Chairs. Jacques Frémont, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ottawa, and Fulbright Canada CEO, Dr. Michael Hawes, also attended and spoke about the ability of the chair program to enrich the researchers, the university community, and more broadly, help to foster cross-cultural idea exchange and collaboration.
The Google.org Impact Challenge has announced 10 Canadian non-profits that will share $5 million in funding for innovative use of technology. We’re excited to announce that there’s a Fulbright connection! The Arctic Eider Society has been selected as a finalist for their SIKU project, which evolved from a prototype that was created during Dr. Joel Heath's Fulbright Canada Visiting Chair in Arctic Studies at the University of Washington from 2014-15.
The Glenn Gould Foundation presented the 11th biennial Glenn Gould Prize to composer Philip Glass at a memorable ceremony and concert on November 26, 2016, at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Several members of the Fulbright community were present, celebrating his contribution to the arts and this incredible honour at an intimate reception prior to the ceremony, which was hosted at Lornado, the official residence of the United States Ambassador to Canada.
Washington, D.C. – Fulbright Arctic Week , October 24-28, 2016, marks the third and final meeting of the 2015-2016 Fulbright Arctic Initiative cohort. The week provides the Fulbright Arctic Initiative scholars with an opportunity to share research findings and recommendations with each other, the public, and the broader policy network in Washington so as to help move their leading Arctic research from theory to practice.
The Center for the Study of Canada and the Canadian Studies program at SUNY Plattsburgh is celebrating their 50th Anniversary. The Anniversary celebration will be attended by Dr. Michael Hawes, CEO Fulbright Canada, who will deliver the Distinguished Canadian address.
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.
July 20, 2016 – Announcement of the 2016-2017 Fulbright Canada-Palix Foundation Program and Panel Discussion at the University of Calgary with the Distinguished Visiting Research Chairs in Brain Science and Child and Family Health and Wellness
The inaugural meeting of the North American Climate Policy Forum was held on June 22-23, 2016 at the University of Ottawa. The Forum involves a partnership between the University of Ottawa’s Institute of the Environment, Sustainable Prosperity, the Duke University Energy Initiative, and the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke.
On May 25th 2016, senior administrators, tribal college representatives, faculty members in Native American and Indigenous Studies departments, and representatives from study abroad offices in Canada and the United States, came together with a common goal of exploring challenges and opportunities surrounding the development of study abroad programs for indigenous students.
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.
Marking its second growing season in Estevan, the community garden hosted a partnership announcement on Monday. The message was growth.
The event launched the partnership between the local gardeners and the University of Regina. It’s a partnership that’s part of the Fulbright Canada-RBC Eco-Leadership Program, and through that program, the community garden has received $4,000 in grant funding.
Bright Lights in the Lab takes place at University of Toronto Schools, from July 6-17. More than 60 high school students ranging from Grade 7 through 12 will work with teachers, PhD's and graduate students from U of T to perform science experiments on behavior, learning and memory.
We are happy to announce that two Fulbright Canada scholars will be joining the ISSP during the 2015-2016 academic year.
The University of Hawai`i at Manoa, in partnership with Fulbright Canada, has announced the establishment of the state’s first Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair. To be housed in the College of Social Sciences (CSS) under a five-year arrangement beginning Fall 2016, the program will support regional cooperation on issues including energy and the environment, Asia-Pacific engagement, indigenous issues, ICT, health disparities, policy and migration.