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):
Name Nationality EU Home Institution U.S. Host Institution Academic Discipline Project Title
Dr. Konstantina Bania Greece Getulio Vargas Foundation New York University Law The Role of Consumer Data in the Enforcement of EU and US Antitrust Law
Dr. Eva Barrett Ireland Trinity College Dublin Vermont Law School Law Developing Energy Law in the EU & Comparing Energy Markets in the US with Electricity Markets in the EU
Dr. Annalisa Cappella Italy University of Milan Baylor University Interdisciplinary Studies Common forensic protocols and strategies in collecting data for the personal identification of dead migrants
Dr. Anne Daguerre France Middlesex University German Marshall Fund of the U.S. Political Science Islam on campus in Europe and the United States: debates and controversies
Dr. Salvatore Nicolosi Italy Ghent University University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Law Reconceiving Temporary Protection: What Can the European Union learn from the United States to cope with large scale migratory flows?
Dr. Anna Stahl Germany College of Europe United States Institute of Peace International Relations China’s Rise in Africa: Implications for Transatlantic Relations in a New World Order
List of the 2016-2017 EU Fulbright-Schuman grantees (student category):
|Name||Nationality||EU Home Institution||U.S. Host Insitution||Academic Discipline|
|Mrs. Maria Fanou||Greece||European University Institute||TBD||Law|
|Ms. Despoina Karamperidou||Greece||European University Institute||Yale University||Political Science - Comparative Politics|
|Ms. Ciara McGrath||Ireland||University of Strathclyde||Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT)||Aerospace Engineering|
|Ms. Katerina Tertytchnaya||Cyprus||University of Oxford||Columbia University||Political Science - Comparative Politics|
|Mr. Alessio Terzi||Italy||Hertie School of Governance||Harvard University||Political Economy|
|Ms. Francesca Pia Vantaggiato||Italy||University of East Anglia||Georgetown University||Public Administration / Public Policy|
|Ms. Viorica Vita||Romania||European University Institute||Harvard Law School||Law - Human Rights|
|Ms. Eleanor Woodhouse||United Kingdom||Bocconi University||Department of Economics at Harvard University||Public Policy - Social Policy|
|Ms. Raphaële Xenidis||France||European University Institute||Columbia Law School||Law - Human Rights|