Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Greece


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7 Open Study/Research Awards

Award Profile:

Up to 7 grants are available to recent university and college graduates who would like to conduct independent research in Greece during academic year 2017-18. 

Two of these grants will combine personal research and working with local students seeking admission to U.S. colleges and universities, allowing the grantees to contribute towards international education and cultural exchange.  This assignment requires approximately 15 hours service per week at the EducationUSA Center at the Fulbright office in Athens.  Preference will be given to candidates with some experience in undergraduate admissions, counselling and/or who have worked with high school students through book clubs and SAT test preparation.  Fulbright Greece is seeking candidates who can help promote U.S. undergraduate and graduate studies, the Liberal Arts and the U.S. educational system, student exchanges and Study Abroad opportunities.


Grant Period:

9 months.

Grants will begin on September 15 through to June 15. Six-month applications will be considered for Ph.D. candidates and independent arts/cultural projects.

Grantees are required to participate in a two-day orientation program organized by the Fulbright Foundation in Greece in late September 2017 and a seminar in Spring 2018.


Candidate Profile:

Applications will be considered from well-qualified students in all fields and at all degree levels that require minimal supervision. The Fulbright Foundation especially encourages applications in: Modern Greek studies, social sciences, education policy, government/public administration, arts /culture, environmental sciences and business. Graduate level students of classical, Byzantine and contemporary Greece who wish to conduct research at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) are also welcome to apply. A separate application to the ASCSA must be filed simultaneously with the Fulbright application.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Additional Information: Proficiency in Modern Greek is not required. Some study of Modern Greek prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.  During their grant term in Greece, students will be provided with a small stipend for Greek language lessons.


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: Yes


Graduate Degree Enrollment: No


Affiliation:

It is the applicant’s responsibility to secure an affiliation with a Greek state university or an educational/cultural organization and a letter of affiliation should be submitted with the Fulbright application.  Projects must be well-formulated and achievable under the guidance of an adviser/mentor at an educational, cultural, or government institution. Library and research facilities are generally limited.

The Fulbright Foundation in Greece will accept and reply to inquiries about project feasibility at [email protected].  A brief project statement and short résumé (up to one-page each) should accompany inquiries.

The Fulbright Foundation in Greece reserves the right to interview finalists via Skype or telephone.


Dependents:

Dependent support is available


11 Fulbright/HAEF English Teaching Assistant Awards

Award Profile:

Up to 11 grants are available to recent graduates to serve as Teaching Fellows at the Hellenic American Educational Foundation (HAEF) and act as young ambassadors, strengthening the ties between the Foundation and the United States, and providing a cross-cultural educational experience. The role of grantees includes infusing their culture, enthusiasm, ideas, language and knowledge into the school’s community.


Grant Period:

10 months.

Grants will begin on September 1 and conclude on July 15.

Grantees are required to participate in a two-day orientation program organized by the Fulbright Foundation in Greece in September 2017 and a seminar in Spring 2018.


Candidate Profile:

HAEF encourages enthusiastic, outgoing individuals with a genuine passion for education and a wide spectrum of personal strengths and interests to apply.  The Fellowship is open to recent U.S. Bachelor’s and Master’s degree holders with a record of academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate level (due to the entry-level nature of the post, the preferred age limit at the time of application is 26.) Majors in Education and English literature and language (including TESOL/TEFL) are preferred, but are not required. Applicants should be open-minded and adaptable to the experience and challenges of living abroad.  They should be highly motivated, flexible, willing to work on a number of different projects at the same time, and possess a relatively active lifestyle.  Past experience should reflect a desire to work with children and teenagers. Some teaching experience and/or experience in college counselling and admissions will be favored.

HAEF may interview finalists for the Fulbright/HAEF Teaching Fellowships via Skype or telephone.

ETA candidates cannot be accompanied by dependents.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Additional Information: Modern Greek proficiency is not required. As part of the HAEF Teaching Fellow Program, grantees are expected to attend a Modern Greek language course, which is offered free of charge. Some study of Modern Greek prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: n/a


Graduate Degree Enrollment: n/a


Placement Type:

Grantees will be placed at elementary, middle, or high school level and will be involved in activities through-out the school day (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.), with the occasional Saturday for specific events. Grantees will teach in supervised English classes and/or work in the HAEF University Applications and Counseling Office and/or the HAEF Library, and have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of students.  All grantees are also involved as coaches and mentors in the Forensics Club–the School’s largest English language theater and debate club–where they are able to connect with the students in a fun, creative, and supportive setting.  At the end of the school year, grantees serve as camp counselors at HAEF’s English language Summer Camp in June-July.

Outside school hours, the Fellowship affords ample time and opportunity to explore Greece.  Past Fellows have complemented school responsibilities with travel and cultural exploration.  Due to the intensive nature of this particular ETA program, however, supplementary projects and/or personal research will not be feasible outside of HAEF related activities.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


1 Fulbright Bulgaria-Greece Joint Research Award

Grant Period:

9 months.

Grants will begin October and end in June.

The first five months of the grant will take place in Bulgaria, followed by four months Greece, or vice-versa, depending on the project proposal.

Grantees are expected in the first country of destination at least 10 days before the beginning of the academic year on October 1 for the required Fulbright Commission orientation.

 


Candidate Profile:

Candidates at all degree levels are accepted, but preference is given to Master’s and Ph.D. candidates. Applications will be considered in all fields, with special emphasis on the following disciplines related to Bulgaria and Greece: archeology, history and art history (Antique, Byzantine, Ottoman and contemporary), Balkan studies, trans-border/emigration studies, economics, tourism (including eco- and agro-tourism), preservation of cultural heritage, political science, social sciences, classical studies, and the arts.

 


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Additional Information: Bulgarian or Greek proficiency is not required. Some study of Bulgarian and Greek prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.

 


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: Yes


Graduate Degree Enrollment: No


Affiliation:

Applicants are encouraged to arrange affiliation and submit letters of invitation. If an invitation is not available, they may indicate preferences for affiliation in their application. The Fulbright Commissions assist in establishing contacts at prospective host institutions and coordinate final assignments.

 


Special Application Instructions:

In your Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select Bulgarian-Greek Grant from the drop down menu to be considered for this award. Select Bulgaria for Country 1 and Greece for Country 2.

 


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


1 Fulbright Greece-Turkey Joint Research Award

Grant Period:

9 months

Grants will begin October and end in June.

Grant will commence in Greece or Turkey depending on the project proposal.

Grantees are expected in the first country of destination at least ten days before the beginning of the academic year on October 1 for required Commission orientation.


Candidate Profile:

Candidates at all degree levels are accepted, but preference is given to Master's and Ph.D. candidates. Applications will be considered in the following fields related to Greece and Turkey: environmental studies, marine biology, disaster management and emergency preparedness, Classical, Byzantine, Ottoman studies, political science, social sciences, classical studies / archaeology, cultural policy, music and the arts, and tourism (including eco- and agro-tourism).


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Additional Information: Turkish or Greek proficiency is not required. Some study of Turkish and Greek prior to arrival is encouraged in order to promote deeper engagement with the host community.


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: Yes


Graduate Degree Enrollment: No


Affiliation:

Applicants are encouraged to arrange affiliations and submit letters of invitation. If an invitation is not available, applicants may indicate preferences for affiliation in the application. The Fulbright Commissions can assist in establishing contacts at prospective host institutions and coordinate final assignments.


Special Application Instructions:

In your Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select Greece-Turkey Grant from the drop down menu to be considered for this award. Select Greece for Country 1 and Turkey for Country 2.


Dependents:

Dependent support is not available


I am a....

Current U.S. Student

United States citizens who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are eligible to apply.  All applicants enrolled in U.S institutions must apply through their home campuses.  Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

If you are an undergraduate student you would be eligible to apply in your senior year.  If you are a graduate student you are eligible to apply to most countries as long as you will not have a PhD degree on the application deadline.

Non-U.S. Student

If you are a non-U.S. citizen looking to applying for a Fulbright grant to study in the United States you will apply to the Fulbright Program for Foreign Students in your home country.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, hold a bachelor’s degree, and do not have a PhD degree then you could be eligible for certain awards within the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  Please review the program summary for the country where you would like to apply.

Artist

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program welcomes applications in the creative and performing arts.  Arts candidates for the U.S. Student Program should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 5 years or less) in which they are applying.  Artists with more experience should consider applying for Fulbright Scholar Program.

Creative & Performing Arts projects fall under the Study/Research grant category and are available in all countries where Study/Research grants are offered. 

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U.S. Professor

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award you will need to apply through CIES.

Non U.S. Professor

If you are a non-U.S. citizen and a professor interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award to the United States you would need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country.  Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program.