Eligibility - Canadian NEXUS Program

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Successful candidates will include rising scholars or practitioners active in the academic, public or private sectors that demonstrate outstanding qualifications and a record of experience and accomplishment in an area clearly related to one of the designated research themes. Applicants must be conducting current research relevant to the program's themes and objectives, be open to exploring and incorporating comparative,interdisciplinary approaches in their investigations, and interested in developing collaborative activities with other Fulbright NEXUS Scholars.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be Canadian citizens and not hold dual citizenship. Applicants with “green cards”, whether or not they reside in the United States, are not eligible. 

  • Participants should be early or mid-career academics, applied researchers and/or professionals with research experience in the public, non-profit, or private sector.

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent professional/terminal degree is preferred, but is not required. Candidates with a master’s degree are required to have a minimum of five years of research experience.

  • Applicants should have particular expertise and research experience in one of the five identified program themes.

  • Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English.

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