Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Poland


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10 Fulbright Study/Research Grants

Grant Type:

Study/Research


Award Profile:

Number of Grants: up to 10 (subject to available funds).

 


Grant Period:

9 months

Grants are usuallly expected to start in October along with the beginning of the academic year.

Participation in the Fulbright Commission orientation program (26-30 September), mid-year and end-of-year meetings is mandatory.


Candidate Profile:

The program is for students wishing to conduct their 9-month research project ant any Polish university/research center and other organization. US Visiting Student Researchers conduct independent research projects under the supervision of an assigned mentor.

Proposals are welcome from candidates in all disciplines with established relations with the host institution. The Commission strongly encourages candidates in the fields of science and technology to apply.

Well-qualified candidates at all degree levels will be considered.

Candidates are advised to consider the long-term effects of their projects on both their respective fields of research as well as on Polish-American academic/cultural relations.

The Fulbright Commission encourages applicants to familiarize themselves with Poland and its contemporary situation, culture and educational system before applying.

Additional grant activities: Participation in seminars organized by other Fulbright Commissions in Europe (e.g. EU Seminar, Berlin Seminar), supporting Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission by delivering presentations, seminars and workshops on U.S. higher education related topics.


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Foreign Language Proficiency: Polish language ability should commensurate with the requirements of the proposed project and affiliation. Plans for language study, if needed, should be included in the application. Knowledge of Polish will greatly enhance the Fulbright experience and allow for deeper engagement with the host community.


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: Yes


Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


Affiliation:

A letter of invitation from the host institution is required. Candidates are strongly encouraged to consider affiliations with all major universities/research centers and other organizations. Students wishing to enroll for courses at their host institution must make appropriate arrangements with their hosts.


Special Application Instructions:

Dependent Funding: Dependent (spouse or child) funding is available. Dependent should accompany the grantee for at least 80% of the grant period to be eligible for dependent funding.

 


Dependents:

Dependent support is available


Website:

Additional Information:

Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission: www.fulbright.edu.pl/en

Polish Higher Education System:

www.nauka.gov.pl/en/higher-education

www.go-poland.pl/sites/default/files/RSG!P_ulotka_ENG.pdf

www.frse.org.pl/sites/frse.org.pl/files/publication/1293/studyinginpoland.pdf

 

Contact person: anna.ostrowska@fulbright.edu.pl

 

 


30 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships

Grant Type:

ETA


Award Profile:

Number of Grants: up to 30 (subject to available funds).

 


Grant Period:

9 months.

Grants with an option for extension for an additional academic year or participation in the summer teaching program in June-July, will begin on October 1 and finish on June 30. Participation in the orientation program organized by the Fulbright Commission in late September (26-30 September) is mandatory.


Candidate Profile:

Candidate Profile: Candidates at all degree levels will be considered, but preference is given to very recent graduates or current students enrolled in Bachelor and Master level degree programs in science, engineering, math, economics, social sciences and humanities, including teaching English as a foreign language.

All fields are suitable but current ESL needs of the Polish universities are in science (chemistry, biology, engineering), math, economics, social sciences and humanities, including linguistics. Grantees usually teach BA/MA students.

Previous teaching experience is strongly recommended. Applicants should submit detailed descriptions of their experience and interest in teaching.
Limited offer (up to 2 posts) is extended to PhD/EdD holders in linguistics, applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, ESL, TESL, TEFL, TESOL. Age limit for applicants is 30 years at the time of applying.
The Fulbright Commission recommends that applicants familiarize themselves with Poland and its contemporary situation, culture, and education system before applying.

 


Accepted Degree Levels:

Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Additional Information: Knowledge of the Polish language is not a formal requirement, but some Polish language proficiency is recommended to get by. Applicants are encouraged to study some Polish prior to arrival in order to facilitate their deeper engagement with the host community during the grant period.

Applicants must be articulate native speakers of English.


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: n/a


Graduate Degree Enrollment: n/a


Placement Type:

Placement Type: Fulbright Commission will place grantees in various departments at Polish universities, matching their undergraduate or graduate fields to the needs of the host institutions, to teach ESL and/or specialized English as required.


Details of assignments will be subject to direct communication between the selected candidate and the designated department of the Polish university. Positions combine part-time teaching and/or assisting or advising up to 20 hours per week. Time will be also reserved for an independent study/research project. In addition to classroom responsibilities, grantees may also give presentations on topics related to the United States, lead programs in language labs, conduct English conversation clubs, tutor, participate in sports, language or drama clubs and volunteer at local organizations.


Additional grant activities: Participation in seminars organized by other Fulbright Commissions in Europe (e.g. EU Seminar, Berlin Seminar), supporting Fulbright Commission by delivering presentations, seminars and workshops on US higher education related topics.


Special Application Instructions:

Dependent (spouse or child) funding is available. Dependent should accompany the grantee for at least 80% of the grant period to be eligible for dependent funding.


Dependents:

Dependent support is available


Website:

Additional Information:
Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission: http://www.fulbright.edu.pl/en/home/
Polish Higher Education System: www.nauka.gov.pl/en/higher-education
http://www.go-poland.pl/sites/default/files/RSG!P_ulotka_ENG.pdf
http://www.frse.org.pl/sites/frse.org.pl/files/publication/1293/studyinginpoland.pdf

 

www.fulbright.edu.pl

Contact: karolina.sobieraj@fulbright.edu.pl


10 Fulbright Degree Seeking Student Program

Grant Type:

Study/Research


Award Profile:

Number of Grants: up to 10 (subject to available funds).

Length of grant: up to 2 years (depending on the length of the Master’s level program).


Grant Period:

The academic year in Poland starts on 1 October and ends on 30 June.

Participation in the Fulbright Commission orientation program (26-30 September), mid-year and end-of-year meetings is mandatory.

 


Candidate Profile:

The program is for students wishing to pursue an M.A. Program in English at any Polish university. Proposals are welcome from candidates in all disciplines with established relations with the host institution. The Commission strongly encourages candidates in the fields of science and technology to apply.

Well-qualified Bachelor’s and Master’s level graduates will be considered.

Proposals are welcome from candidates in all disciplines; the Commission strongly encourages candidates in the fields of science and technology to apply. 

Age limit for applicants is 26 years at the time of applying.

The Commission advises applicants to familiarize themselves with Poland and its contemporary situation, culture and education system before applying.

Additional grant activities: Participation in seminars organized by other Fulbright Commissions in Europe (e.g. EU Seminar, Berlin Seminar), supporting Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission by delivering presentations, seminars and workshops on US higher education related topics.

 


Accepted Degree Levels:

Master's


Foreign Language Proficiency:

Not Required


Polish language ability should commensurate with the demands of the planned thesis.

Costs of Polish language lessons will not be reimbursed.


Fulbright Proposal Types:

Independent Study/Research: No


Graduate Degree Enrollment: Yes


Affiliation:

Applicants must identify an affiliation that best fits their study objective. Applicants will be responsible to apply for admission to the degree program at a particular university.


Special Application Instructions:

Dependent Funding: Dependent (spouse or child) funding is available. Dependent should accompany the grantee for at least 80% of the grant period to be eligible to dependent funding.


Dependents:

Dependent support is available


Website:

Additional Information:

Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission: www.fulbright.edu.pl/en

Polish Higher Education System:  www.nauka.gov.pl/en/higher-education

www.go-poland.pl/sites/default/files/RSG!P_ulotka_ENG.pdf

www.frse.org.pl/sites/frse.org.pl/files/publication/1293/studyinginpoland.pdf

 

Examples of degree programs available in English:

international.agh.edu.pl/?#pg=1232i&str=241

bpz.uek.krakow.pl/rekrutacja---kandydaci-spoza-ue1.html

www.rekrutacja.uw.edu.pl/index.php/english/studies-in-english

international.uni.wroc.pl/en/study-english/programs-english

 

Contact person: anna.ostrowska@fulbright.edu.pl


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.

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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.