Name of funding opportunity

Fulbright Arctic Initiative

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The Fulbright Arctic Initiative brings together a network of scholars, professionals (including artists) and applied researchers from the United States, Canada, Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands), Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia and Sweden for a series of three seminar meetings and a Fulbright exchange experience to address key research and policy questions related to creating a secure and sustainable Arctic. Using a collaborative model to translate theory into practice, program participants will spend 18‐months engaged in addressing public‐policy research questions relevant to Arctic nations’ shared challenges. Program participants will focus their research on one of the following Fulbright Arctic Initiative themes:

  • Arctic Security and Cooperation
  • Arctic Infrastructure in a Changing Environment
  • Community Dimensions of Health

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Application guidelines

Application instructions for Finnish applicants at

Application period

- 02.09.2020

Contact information

Emmi Jelekäinen
tel: 044 5535 275
email: emmi.jelekainen(at)