The Fulbright Arctic Chair

The Fulbright Arctic Chair

The Fulbright Arctic Chair is one of the Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Programs. Awards in this program are viewed as among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Fulbright Arctic Chair grants are available for researchers/lecturers in Arctic sciences. The awards send one Norwegian grantee to the US and one American grantee to Norway each year.

Grant Activity: Lecturing component in collaboration with a host university of the candidate’s choice, within any of 4 academic areas: Arctic Biology, Arctic Geology, Arctic Technology and Arctic Geophysics. Conduct research on scholarly issues within the above academic areas. Chairs are expected to engage with faculty inside and outside the institution, give public lectures, hold seminars, supervise the research and writing of Master’s and Ph.D. candidates, and mentor students.

Application information for US Citizens.

Application information for Norwegian Citizens.