The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2021

The Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship competition for mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential, public service commitment and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent study at a leading U.S. university. The program offers a year of combined academic (NON-DEGREE) and professional work and awards a certificate from the U.S. Government.

The Humphrey Fellowship provides: international travel, tuition and university fees, accident/sickness coverage, monthly maintenance allowance and funding for books and professional activities. The Humphrey Program does not provide financial support for accompanying dependents.

Read more: The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2021

Romanian Fulbright Alumna is Among the 2020 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Fulbright alumna Monica Ulmanu is part of the Washington Post team that won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. The prize was granted “for a groundbreaking series that showed with scientific clarity the dire effects of extreme temperatures on the planet.”

Monica Ulmanu is a graphics editor for The Washington Post. She joined The Post in 2018 from the Guardian newsroom in London where she worked as a special projects editor. Previously, she worked on the graphics desk at Thomson Reuters, Boston Globe, and as an intern at The New York Times.

After graduating from the University of Bucharest, Monica received a Fulbright award and earned a master's degree in visual communication at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The complete list of the 2020 winners of the Pulitzer Prizes is available at:

The 2021-2022 Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program

The Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission announces the annual competition for the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Romanian professors, researchers and professionals who have a doctoral degree or equivalent (certified). Grants are available for conducting research and/or lecturing in the U.S. universities.

The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program provides international travel, accident/sickness insurance and a monthly stipend covering accommodation and living expenses.

Read more: The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2021-2022

Cybersecurity in universities – Study visits to the U.S.

The Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission together with Fulbright Commissions based in Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovak Republic invites you to apply for cybersecurity study visits in the U.S. A 3-week visit designed for university representatives, will be organized in the second half of 2021 (possibly June and/or September 2021, the final date will be communicated later this year).

Please note: Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic and limitations it poses on international travel, the 3-week visit is rescheduled for the second half of 2021 and the application deadline is extended until October 30, 2020. The exact dates of the visit are to be established. Updates will be published on our website and communicated via email to those who apply.

We welcome applications from academics representing universities that have cybersecurity programs (or with a program near to open).

Read more: Cybersecurity in universities – Study visits to the U.S.

International Poetry Circle

To combat feelings of loneliness and isolation during this trying time, Fulbright alumna Tara Skurtu started the International Poetry Circle, a global initiative that invites poets and poetry lovers to record videos of themselves reading poems.

Since the start of this initiative, in mid-March, around 2000 videos, in over 15 languages, have been shared on all social media platforms, including videos by poets and public figures such as Ada Limón, Joyce Peseroff, Lloyd Schwartz, Maggie Smith, Saul Williams, Dolly Parton, David Gray, Hozier, Lana Del Rey, Rhett Miller, and many others.

To join Tara’s initiative, follow these easy steps:
✔️Record a video of yourself reading a poem.
✔️Post it on social media with the hashtag #InternationalPoetryCircle.
✔️For increased accessibility: Add captions or a photo/link to the poem for people to read.

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