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1 Fulbright Bulgaria-Romania Joint Research Award

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

The joint award with the Bulgarian Fulbright Commission allows students to engage in trans-regional research and/or study. 

Grant Period

10 Months

Grants will begin September/October and end in June/July.

The award is for 10 months – five months in Bulgaria and five months in Romania. Applicants may select which country to visit first, depending on the needs of their project.

The Bulgarian Fulbright Commission organizes an in-country cultural orientation program at the end of September, while in Romania the orientation is organized 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. Applications will be considered in fields related to Bulgaria and Romania, especially: European studies, East European studies, Balkan studies, Black Sea studies, political science, social sciences, classical studies, and the arts. Previous experience in the region is not considered a disadvantage.

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.

Accepted Degree Levels

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Additional Information: Bulgarian or Romanian proficiency is not required. Some study of Bulgarian and Romanian 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. Affiliation is acceptable with academic and research institutions, NGOs, media, libraries, museums, and art institutions.

Ineligibility

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

Previous experience in the region is not considered a disadvantage.

Special Application Instructions

In your Embark on-line application, Question #22 Award Name please select Bulgarian-Rom Grant from the drop down menu to be considered for this award. Select Bulgaria for Country 1 and Romania for Country 2 (regardless of which country you intend to visit first).

Dependents

Dependent support is available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.ro

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Mihai Moroiu