Grants for US Scholars

Grants for US Scholars

The Traditional Scholars program offers US citizens with a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in any field the opportunity to research and/or teach in Norway for a period of 3 to 10 months.

The Roving Scholars program offers US citizens with a Ph.D., or a masters degree with teaching experience, the opporunity to travel and teach in schools and professional development milieus across Norway.  Established in 1987, the Fulbright Roving Scholars Program brings highly skilled American teachers to Norway to lead seminars for both students and teachers. Roving Scholars have extensive knowledge in a variety of fields; their lessons focus on American history and culture, often combined with innovative and inspiring ideas on pedagogy and teaching methods. The Roving Scholar Program is a unique Norwegian Fulbright opportunity in that does not exist in other countries.

US  citizens with a Ph.D. in Arctic Biology, Arctic Geology, Arctic Geophysics ,  Arctic Technology, or a closely related field focusing on polar and High North issues,  and 5-10 years of experience,  are eligible to apply for an Arctic Chair grant.  The Arctic Chair for US  scholars is a seven month grant  to do research and lecture at at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) or, in close collaboration with UNIS, at one of the four Norwegian universities that jointly govern UNIS (universities in Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Tromsø.  One award is given to a U.S. scholar each year.