Fulbright Alumni

The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP) promotes linkages between U.S. academics and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions in Romania. The program is designed to award grants to qualified U.S. faculty and professionals, in select disciplines, to engage in short-term collaborative 2 to 6 week projects at host institutions which initiate these projects. International travel costs and a stipend are funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Romanian institutions cover grantee in-country expenses or provide in-kind services.

The program is administered by World Learning – https://fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org

Interested Romanian Host institutions are invited to visit the appropriate section of the World Learning website to find out more details (https://fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org/faqs-institutions/).

Eligibility requirements for host institutions: https://fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org/eligibility-host-institutions/

For further details about the application process, please contact us at office@fulbright.ro

Summary: Approximately ten grants for teaching or teaching/research in American Studies, Business Administration and Economics, Science and Engineering, Social Sciences and All Disciplines, which covers a great variety of fields (a.o., education, architecture and urban studies, fine arts and media arts, journalism, philosophy, history, theology, gender studies, European studies, Jewish studies, advertising and performing arts).
Program Overview: Higher education in Romania has undergone deep structural changes in the past 20 years, having changed from a small state-controlled system before 1990 to a more competitive one with a larger number of students and growing research activities. The quality of the higher education sector is expected to improve in the coming years due to legislated educational reforms and increased funding. The Fulbright Program in Romania started in 1960 and has contributed to the democratization of the country. The Program is highly appreciated and valued in Romania.
The applicants are expected to consider Teaching or Teaching/Research and may indicate their preference of affiliation.
Length of Grant: Four to nine months; nine months preferred.
Grant Dates: One-semester grants may begin in October or February; two-semester grants must begin in October.
Degree Requirements: PhD (or equivalent terminal degree such as MFA, JD, or MD) required.
Professional Profile: Open to academics only. Open to early career applicants (within five years of terminal degree).
Language Requirements: All teaching will be in English; proficiency in another language is not required.
Invitation Requirements: Invitation letter is recommended but not required.
The standard grant benefits include:
• monthly stipend - $ 2,860 per month for faculty at the associate or full professor rank or the professional equivalent
• $ 2,640 per month for faculty at or below the assistant professor rank or the professional equivalent
• subsistence allowance $ 250 to $ 450, if the grantee has accompanying dependent/s
• travel and relocation allowance to cover round-trip international travel
• health insurance is provided for grantees only
Besides and above these amounts, grantees will receive an additional monthly stipend from the Romanian Government, payable in Romanian currency, amounting to 3,200 lei and reimbursement for rent and utilities up to a total of EUR 600 for each grantee or EUR 800 for grantees accompanied by one or more dependents.
For details and application, visit:
https://awards.cies.org/

Contact person at the Council for International Exchange of Scholars
:
Silvija Stoljevska, Program Officer
202-686-6246, sstoljevska@iie.org
Website: www.cies.org

Contact person at the Romanian Fulbright Commission in Bucharest
:
Mihai Moroiu
American Program Director
Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission
Str. Ing. Nicolae Costinescu Nr. 2
011878 Bucharest, Sector 1, Romania
Tel.: +4021 230 7719
Fax: +4021 230 7738
E-mail: mihai.moroiu@fulbright.ro
Website: http://www.fulbright.ro

American Grantees 2018-2019

Senior Grantees

Roger Hamlin
Home University: Michigan State University
Host University: Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj; Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Field: Public Administration

Elizabeth Lightfoot
Home University: University of Minnesota,Twin Cities
Host University: University of Bucharest
Field: Social Sciences, Social Work

Margareta Thomson
Home University: North Carolina State University
Host University: Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj
Field: Social Sciences, Education

Patrick Edward McDermott
Home University: Salisbury University, Maryland
Host University: University of Bucharest
Field: Law

Paula Zimbrean
Home University: Yale University
Host University: Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj
Field: Medical Sciences

Constantin Cranganu
Home University: Brooklyn College, The City University of New York
Host University: Al.I. Cuza Univ. of Iasi, U. of Bucharest
Field: Geology

Elaine Struthers
Home University: Las Cruces New Mexico Public School District
Host University: Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau
Field: Public Health

Woden Teachout
Home University: Union Institute and University, Middlesex, Vermont
Host University: Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu
Field: American Studies

Seyed Mehdian
Home University: University of Michigan-Flint
Host University: Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Field: Business Administration

FULBRIGHT-UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST GRANTS

Oana Godeanu-Kenworthy
Home University: Miami University, OH
Host University: University of Bucharest
Field: American Studies

Student Grantees

Catherine Andre
Home University: Princeton University
Host University: National U. of Theatre and Film Arts “IL Caragiale", Bucharest
Field: Theater, Directing

Jenny Lucienne Keroack
Home University: University of Chicago, Il.
Host University: Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj
Field: Public Health

Priscilla Mollard
Home University: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Host University: Francisc J. Rainer Institute of Anthropology (Romanian Academy), Bucharest
Field: Archeology

Barbara Okeke
Home University: University of Iowa
Host University: Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj
Field: Public Health

Eric Peterson
Home University: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Host University: National Institute for R&D in Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Bucharest
Field: Physics

Trent Sanders
Home University: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Host University: Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca
Field: Creative Writing

Flora Kirk
Home University: University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Host University: Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca
Field: Archeology

Stephanie Coxon
Home University: New York University
Host University: Ovidius University, Constanta
Field: English Teaching Assistantship

Natalie Davis
Home University: Ohio State University
Host University: West University, Timisoara
Field: English Teaching Assistantship

Kellie Ferguson
Home University: San Diego State University, CA
Host University: Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava
Field: English Teaching Assistantship

Jeremy Friedlander
Home University: Washington and Lee University, Maryland
Host University: Vasile Goldis University of Arad
Field: English Teaching Assistantship

Kimber Guinn
Home University: University of Louisville, KY
Host University: Al.I. Cuza University of Iasi
Field: English Teaching Assistantship

Joshua Kurtz
Home University: Brown University, NJ
Host University: Transilvania University of Brasov
Field: English Teaching Assistantship

Katherine Ruprecht
Home University: Azusa Pacific University, CA
Host University: Dunarea de Jos University of Galati
Field: English Teaching Assistantship

Michelle Tomei
Home University: State University of New York College, Oswego
Host University: University of Craiova
Field: English Teaching Assistantship

James Wilson
Home University: Southern Methodist University, TX
Host University: University of Bucharest
Field: English Teaching Assistantship

Hannah Young
Home University: Ohio State University
Host University: Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
Field: English Teaching Assistantship

FULBRIGHT ROMANIA-BULGARIA JOINT RESEARCH AWARD

Aleksej Demjanski
Home University: University of Texas at Austin
Host University: National School of Political Science & Public Admin, Bucharest; New Bulgarian University
Field: Political Science


Fulbright-National Geographic Fellowship

William III Tyner
Home University: Wesleyan University, CT
Host University: University of Bucharest
Field: Anthropology: Romania's Journey to Democracy: Empowering Citizens through Monitorial Civic Technology
StudentsUSUp to 6 graduate study awards plus one Romanian-Bulgarian Fulbright full grant. Awards are open to any field and are for 9 months. The Romanian-Bulgarian Fulbright grant is for 9 months (first 5 months in Bulgaria; the remaining 4 months in Romania). Holders of bachelor's degrees and holders/candidates for higher degrees are accepted.
Fulbright grantees are expected in Bucharest for the orientation program at the beginning of the academic year, which normally begins on October 1.
The standard grant benefits include:
• monthly stipend – $ 1,000 per month
• travel and relocation allowance – $ 3,500
• research, book and incidentals allowance - $ 500
• health insurance for grantees only
Besides and above these amounts, grantees will receive an additional monthly stipend from the Romanian Government, payable in Romanian currency, amounting to 1,810 lei and reimbursement for rent and utilities up to a total of EUR 600 for each grantee or EUR 800 for grantees accompanied by one or more dependents.

The grant is increased by US $100 per month for one accompanying dependent; by US $200 per month for two or more accompanying dependents.
For details and application, visit: http://us.fulbrightonline.org

For US citizensThe Fulbright Program, established in 1946, is considered the flagship of international educational exchange program of the U.S. government, and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. The Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in secondary schools.

The Student Fulbright Award  is designed to provide opportunities for those who hold a BS/BA or master's degree, or for doctoral degree candidates, also for young professionals or artists who are studying, or conducting research. The Program also includes the English Teaching Assistant (ETA) component, offering U.S. graduate students (irrespective of field of study) the opportunity to teach English at university level. The program is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Read More...

The Fulbright Scholar Award  is designated to provide opportunities for Professors and Professionals having a PhD or equivalent professional/terminal degree who wish to lecture and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. The program is administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES). Read more...

The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP) promotes linkages between U.S. academics and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions in Romania. The program is designed to award grants to qualified U.S. faculty and professionals, in select disciplines, to engage in short-term collaborative 2 to 6 week projects at host institutions. International travel costs and a stipend are funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Romanian institutions cover grantee in-country expenses or provide in-kind services. Read more...

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Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

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Phone: 021.230.77.19
Fax: 021.230.77.38
E-mail: office@fulbright.ro

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