Fulbright Student Award to the United States 2018-2019

The Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Fulbright Student Award competition for master’s study or research in the United States. Applicants can be Romanian graduates - BA, MA or PhD students - from accredited public and private universities. BA students are also invited to apply if they are in their final year of undergraduate study.

The Fulbright Student Award provides: international travel, tuition and university fees within established budget limits, books and supplies allowance, accident/sickness insurance and a living stipend for one academic year.

The applicants will be selected through open, merit-based competition to participate in quality graduate level programs in any academic field except the clinical ones (i.e. that include patient contact).

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International Conference: The Politics of Space and the Humanities

The Department of American Literature at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS) and the support of the Fulbright Foundation Greece (70th Anniversary of American Studies in Greece) invite scholars to submit proposals for the international conference – The Politics of Space and the Humanities – to be held in Thessaloniki, 15-17 December, 2017. For more details, please see the CFP at: http://www.enl.auth.gr/helaas/2017/cfp.html

The 13th Trans-Atlantic Dialogue

Between April 5-8, 2017, in Miami, Prof. Marius Profiroiu, Prof. Calin Hintea (both former Fulbright Scholars) and Septimiu Szabo (current Fulbright Research Student) participated at the 13th Trans-Atlantic Dialogue, a conference organized jointly by the European Group for Public Administration and the American Society for Public Administration that aims to strengthen cooperation between European and American academics. The conference brought together some of the most important American and European scholars in the field of public administration and its topic was "Sustaining a Democratic Public Sector in an Era of Multiple Challenges and Constraints." Prof. Calin Hintea had a presentation during one of the Plenary Sessions about the European governance and future relations with US and Latin America. Septimiu Szabo and Prof. Marius Profiroiu presented one paper related to fiscal decentralization and economic growth in Romania. Prof. Profiroiu also presented during the final Plenary Session the plans for the next Trans-Atlantic Dialogue that, for the first time, will take place in Bucharest in 6-8 June 2018.

The Essay Writing Workshop for Graduate School Applicants

The Road to Graduate Admissions: Essay Writing Strategies and Practical Guidance

On Thursday, April 6, David Emanuel JIMENEZ, Fulbright ETA affiliated with Ovidius University in Constanta (U.S. home university Bowdoin College, ME), and Octavian MANEA, Romanian Fulbright Alumnus with a Master’s in International Relations from Syracuse University, moderated the workshop titled “The Road to Graduate Admissions: Essay Writing Strategies and Practical Guidance”. During the workshop, which lasted over an hour, David and Octavian helped the 16 participants – mainly forthcoming Fulbright applicants – grasp the differences between a strong and a weak personal statement. In a practical and dynamic manner, ingeniously implemented by the two moderators, the prospective applicants were acquainted with ways to make their case by looking at essays belonging to former successful applicants. The participants also received suggestions on how to better define their study and research objectives, and demonstrate their professional and social qualities, strong personality and special abilities which would make a Romanian applicant a good fit for the Fulbright Program, as well as an attractive international student to a US university.

The Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission Meets with Students, Scholars and Researchers in Baia Mare

On April 4 and 5, the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission, represented by Romanian Program Director Corina Danaila, visited Baia Mare to meet with students and scholars keen to find out more about the Fulbright Award programs and study opportunities in the US. The visit came in response to a kind invitation from the Faculty of Letters, North University Center in Baia Mare, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, for us to participate in the International Education Week – an event focused on study programs abroad and academic exchange opportunities, dedicated to local students, researchers and professors.

On April 4, two presentations aimed at different segments of the public took place at the Faculty of Letters. The first event focused on the Fulbright Student Award and independent applications to graduate programs in the U.S. The second presentation was dedicated to researchers and scholars eager to find out more about the Fulbright Senior Award and the specifics of this type of academic and cultural exchange in the U.S. Both events had as special guests U.S. Fulbright ETAs Anna Claspy and Damaris Bangean, who shared with the audience details about the U.S. higher education system, as well as their ongoing experience with the Fulbright Program in Romania. Damaris is currently affiliated with the University of Oradea, while Anna is teaching English classes at the Faculty of Letters in Baia Mare, this spring semester. 

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Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

Adress: 2 Ing. Nicolae Costinescu Street, sector 1, Bucharest, Romania
E-mail: office@fulbright.ro

Fulbright Educational Advising Center

E-mail: feac@fulbright.ro

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