University of Northern Iowa

April Fulbright Announcement

1) Deadline Approaching: Fulbright NEXUS Program – April 1, 2014

  

The Fulbright Nexus Regional Scholar Program is accepting applications for the 2014-15 academic year.  The application deadline is Tuesday, April 1, 2014.  At its core, the Fulbright NEXUS Program fosters collaborative and multidisciplinary research to address challenging regional issues and produce tangible results.

  

  • Twenty outstanding scholars and practitioners from the U.S. and abroad will be selected as Fulbright NEXUS Scholars to participate in the program through an open competition. Five of the scholars will be selected from the United States, five from Brazil, and the remaining ten will come from other Western Hemisphere countries. Lead Scholars Dr. Daniel M Kammen and Dr. Sergio Pacca will provide intellectual leadership to the 2014 NEXUS Scholars.  Program activities will commence in June 2014 and conclude in May 2016.
     

  • The Fulbright NEXUS Program will provide a platform for scholars from across the region to engage in collaborative thinking, analysis, problem-solving and multi-disciplinary research in one of five areas:
     

    • Renewable Energy, including Micro-Grid Innovations;

    • Social and Behavioral Adaptation to Climate Change;

    • Measuring Climate Change and its Impact (Metrics and Standards);

    • Climate Change and Biodiversity;

    • Climate Change and Food and Water Security

Visit our website to apply:   http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-nexus-regional-scholar-program