Fulbright Schuman

General2016-2017 EU Fulbright-Schuman grantees

2016-2017 EU Fulbright-Schuman grantees

The Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the list of the 2016-2017 European Fulbright-Schuman grantees. The Fulbright-Schuman Program, administered by the Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States, Belgium and Luxembourg, is jointly financed by the U.S. State Department and the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission.

The Commission received a total of 32 applications (18 male – 14 female) from EU citizens in the scholar category. The Commission was proud to receive applications from 13 different European nationalities before the December 1, 2015 deadline: Belgium (1), Croatia (1), Czech Republic (1), France (5), Germany (1), Greece (3), Hungary (2), Ireland (3), Italy (5), Poland (4), Portugal (3), Slovenia (1), Spain (2). The scholar applicants during the 2016-2017 application cycle came from a variety of academic disciplines: Architecture (1), Business Administration (1), Education (1), Engineering (3), Environmental Sciences (1), Interdisciplinary Studies (1), International Relations (2), Law (7), Medical Sciences (2), Physics (1), Political Science (7), Public Health, and Sociology (4). 8 applications were found to be ineligible. After the interview round with 11 selected applicants, a total of 6 EU researchers were finally awarded a 2016-2017 Fulbright-Schuman grant.

The 41 Fulbright applicants in the student category came from 19 EU member states: Belgium (1), Bulgaria (1), Croatia (1), Cyprus (1), Denmark (1), Finland (1), France (1), Germany (1), Greece (4), Hungary (1), Ireland (2), Italy (11), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Poland (3), Portugal (2), Romania (3), Spain (3), Spain (1) and the United Kingdom (4).  The applicants were composed of 15 men and 26 women specialized in the following diverse fields: Accounting/Finance (1), Anthropology (1), Chemistry (1), Economics (3), Education (1), Engineering (3), International Relations (2), Law (15), Literature (1), Materials Science (1), Mathematics (1), Medical Sciences (2), Political Science (5), Public Policy (3) and Sociology (1).  After interviewing the top 15 applicants, the review panel nominated 9 candidates to receive awards.

List of the 2016-2017 EU Fulbright-Schuman grantees (scholar category):
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List of the 2016-2017 EU Fulbright-Schuman grantees (student category):
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The Fulbright Schuman Program, administered by the Fulbright Commission in Belgium and jointly financed by the U.S. State Department and the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission awards grants to European citizens to conduct research in the United States and to American citizens to conduct research in the European Union.