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8 Open Study/Research Awards

Accepted Degree Levels
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
Grant Period
9 Months
PDO
No Pre-Departure Orientation
Award Profile

Up to eight awards will be given for study/research in Romania.

Proposals are welcome from well-qualified candidates at all degree levels with established relations with the host institution. The Commission expects proposals in all disciplines - arts, humanities, and social sciences, as well as in the fields of science and technology.

Grantees will conduct nine-month independent research projects at Romanian universities and research centers.

Grant Period

9 Months

Grants will begin in October and end in June. 

Grantees will be required to attend a two-day in-country orientation at the beginning of October.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure Orientation

Candidate Profile

Well-qualified candidates will be considered at all degree levels (Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral), but preference is given to Master’s and Ph.D. candidates who plan to carry out individual research and study projects.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Recommended - Novice

Additional Information: Romanian language proficiency is recomended by the beginning date of the grant. English and French are useful second languages throughout Romania. German and Hungarian are useful in Transylvania and Banat, especially at the universities in Cluj-Napoca, Sibiu, Brasov, and Timisoara.

Fulbright Proposal Types

Independent Study/Research: Yes

Graduate Degree Enrollment: No

Affiliation

Applicants are encouraged to arrange their own affiliation and submit letters of invitation/affiliation with their application. If an invitation is not available, applicants may indicate preferences for affiliation. Grantees may not attend regularly scheduled university classes. Library research offers good opportunities, especially for candidates who read Romanian.

Ineligibility

Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Permanent residents are not eligible. Dual citizens (American and Romanian or other European citizenship) are accepted.

Previous experience in the region is not considered a disadvantage.

Dependents

Dependent support is available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.ro

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Mihai Moroiu