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

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.

Fulbright Student Award to the United States 2021-2022

The Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 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.

Second-year costs for the Romanian Fulbright master’s students may be covered depending on funds availability as well as on proof of good academic standing during the first year of study.

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).

Read more: Fulbright Student Award to the United States 2021-2022

WEBINAR: Practical Guidance for Your Application from a Fulbright Alumna

On Wednesday, April 8, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., we invite you to join us for a new online seminar dedicated to Fulbright Student Award applicants & titled "Practical Guidance for Your Application from a Fulbright Alumna."

The webinar will be conducted by Daniela Staicu, alumna of the 2018-2019 Fulbright Student Award program, who carried out research at Penn State University, within the Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship program. This past fall, Daniela was awarded a Doctor in Business Administration degree by the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, for a research project focused on „Models of Social Business in the Romanian Textile and Clothing Sector and Barriers in Business Development".

During the webinar, Daniela will share her perspective on the application process for graduate admissions, addressing topics such as essay drafting, how to prioritise a list of university options, asking for recommendations, and writing a solid CV. She will also talk about her life at Penn State University as an international student researcher, as well as her plans and current activities. Daniela will be ready to answer your questions in the second part of the webinar.

WEBINAR: The Fulbright Student Award – Practical Suggestions for a Successful Application

Join our webinar on Wednesday, March 18, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., to meet Fulbright alumnus Ciprian Dumitrache for useful advice on the application process and practical suggestions about the application essays. He will share his own experience as an international student at two prestigious U.S. universities and talk about the benefits of the Fulbright Student Award. In the second part of the webinar Ciprian will be ready to answer your questions.

As a Fulbright Student grantee, Ciprian Dumitrache received a Master’s degree in the field of Aerospace Propulsion Systems at Georgia Institute of Technology in 2011. Following his Fulbright experience, he enrolled in a doctoral program in Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University which awarded him a PhD in 2017.

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