Fulbright U.S. Student Program

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1 Fulbright Greece-Turkey Joint Research Award

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

The joint award with the Turkish Fulbright Commission allows students to engage in trans-regional research and/or study. Up to one award per academic year is open to candidates at all degree levels, 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).  The award is for 8 to 10 months with at least 4 months spent in each country. Applicants may select which country to visit first, depending on the needs of their project.

Grant Period

9 Months

Grants will begin on September 15 and end in mid-June.

The first part of the grant will take place in Turkey, followed by a grant component in Greece, or vice-versa, depending on the project proposal.  Travel to and within Turkey may be subject to restrictions; please check with the Turkish Fulbright Commission before planning the Turkish segment of this grant.

Grantees are expected in the first country of destination a few days before the beginning of the academic year on September 15 for the required Fulbright Commission orientation.

Pre-Departure Orientation

No Pre-Departure 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, Question #22 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 (regardless of which country you plan to visit first).

Dependents

Dependent support is not available

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website

http://www.fulbright.gr

Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact

Nicholas Tourides

Additional Online Resources

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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.