Winter Orientation Seminar for U.S. Fulbright Grantees

On February 6, 2014, the Romanian - U.S. Fulbright Commission organized its traditional Orientation Seminar devoted to the American Fulbright grantees present in Romania for the academic year 2013/2014 and to greeting the newly arrived U.S. Fulbright scholars.

The event was organized for the first time in a new format, that is Dr. Timothy Anderson and Dr. Joseph Dobson, the two new Fulbright Scholars for the second semester of this academic year were briefed by Mr. Bruce P. Kleiner, Counselor for Public Affairs, Ms. Marjorie Stern, Cultural Officer and other representatives of the U.S. Embassy at the headquarters of the U.S. Mission in Romania.

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Fulbright Grantees Attending the New Bilateral Agreement Ceremony


ap agreementAlexandra Manea, Fulbright Student Researcher, and Florin Priboi, Hubert H. Humphrey grantee in the academic year 2013-14, attended the signing ceremony for the new bilateral agreement between the Governments of U.S. and Romania for joint funding of the Fulbright Program. The event took place in Washington DC on October 22. The document was signed by the Romanian Minister of Education Remus Pricopie (Fulbright Alumnus) and the Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan M. Ryan.
Both Alexandra and Florin have been extremely honored to take part in the event and have considered this moment a real privilege to be remembered for a lifetime. “Being there was really touching” says Alexandra. “It has been a chance for us to understand once more how important it is to be part of the Fulbright program and represent your country at this level.”

U.S. and Romania Sign Joint Funding Agreement for the Fulbright Program

fulbright-romania"The U.S. Department of State announced today the signing of a new bilateral agreement with the Government of Romania for joint funding of the U.S.-Romania Fulbright Program. The new agreement, which increases Romania’s financial contribution to the program, was formalized by Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan M. Ryan and Romanian Minister of Education Remus Pricopie in a signing ceremony on October 22.

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Interview with Fulbright Alumna Cristiana Grigore on Al Jazeera America

cristiana grigoreRomanian Fulbright alumna Cristiana Grigore talks about the stereotypes versus Roma people in an interview on Al Jazeera America.

Cristiana was a Fulbright grantee in 2009-2010, at Vanderbilt University, Peabody College of Education & Human Development.

The interview is available online at:

The 2014-2015 Fulbright Schuman Award for EU Citizens

fulbright schumanThe preliminary application for the Fulbright Schuman award will be open from November 1 to February 1, and the final application deadline will be March 1, 2014. The Fulbright Schuman competition is administered by the Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States of America, Belgium and Luxembourg. To find out details on eligibility requirements and the application process please access: http://www.fulbrightschuman.eu/info-and-application/application-form/.
In order to learn more about selecting U.S. universities and how you can fund your U.S. academic experience with a Fulbright Schuman award you are invited to join a webinar organized by the Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States of America, Belgium and Luxembourg, together with several APSIA schools, on Monday, November 4//4PM CET Brussels Time.
You should log on at the following link to join the webinar: http://edusaconnects.adobeconnect.com/fulbrightbelgium.

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Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

Adress: 2 Ing. Nicolae Costinescu Street, sector 1, Bucharest, Romania
Phone: 021.230.77.19
Fax: 021.230.77.38
E-mail: office@fulbright.ro

Fulbright Educational Advising Center

Phone: 021.231.90.15
E-mail: feac@fulbright.ro

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