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    Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies

    Offered by Council for International Exchange of Scholars

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Aug 23, 2023
    Multiple awards worth

    $7,926

    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    September 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    The Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) is open to Ph.D. and Terminal Degree holders from the U.S. who are interested in both conducting research and teaching courses in information and communications technology at Finnish universities. The award emphasizes projects that prioritize active research work, including publications. Some guest lecturing and/or supervising students is also welcomed. While the main aim of this Chair position is designed to promote international exchange, the selected Chair is encouraged to participate in and explore research collaboration, write joint publications with Finnish colleagues, develop international exchange collaboration between the U.S. home and Finnish host institution, and otherwise engage with the host community and Finnish companies.

    If you’re a U.S. Scholar interested in studying information and communications technology in Finland, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Council for International Exchange of Scholars

    The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) was founded as a non-profit organization in 1947 and administered the Fulbright Scholar Program on behalf of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The Fulbright Program, the United States government's flagship program of international educational and cultural exchange, offers passionate and accomplished students and scholars in more than 160 countries the opportunity to study, teach, conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to mutual understanding.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens

    Academic Interest

    Communications, Computer Science, Engineering, Library and Information Sciences, Materials Science

    Application information

    In addition to the materials below, interested applicants should include a letter of invitation from a Finnish higher education institution. The letter should include information on the agreed research and teaching plan, contact information for the host and others responsible for the visit, confirmation that the host will pay for and arrange housing (for the scholar and family), and length and dates of the proposed visit.

    Essay

    Resume or CV

    Letter of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Council for International Exchange of Scholars at [email protected].

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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