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):

NameNationalityEU Home InstitutionU.S. Host InstitutionAcademic DisciplineProject Title
Dr. Konstantina Bania GreeceGetulio Vargas FoundationNew York UniversityLawThe Role of Consumer Data in the Enforcement of EU and US Antitrust Law
Dr. Eva BarrettIrelandTrinity College DublinVermont Law SchoolLawDeveloping Energy Law in the EU & Comparing Energy Markets in the US with Electricity Markets in the EU
Dr. Annalisa CappellaItalyUniversity of MilanBaylor UniversityInterdisciplinary StudiesCommon forensic protocols and strategies in collecting data for the personal identification of dead migrants
Dr. Anne DaguerreFranceMiddlesex UniversityGerman Marshall Fund of the U.S.Political ScienceIslam on campus in Europe and the United States: debates and controversies
Dr. Salvatore NicolosiItalyGhent UniversityUniversity of Michigan-Ann ArborLawReconceiving Temporary Protection: What Can the European Union learn from the United States to cope with large scale migratory flows?
Dr. Anna StahlGermanyCollege of EuropeUnited States Institute of PeaceInternational RelationsChina’s Rise in Africa: Implications for Transatlantic Relations in a New World Order

List of the 2016-2017 EU Fulbright-Schuman grantees (student category):

NameNationalityEU Home InstitutionU.S. Host InsitutionAcademic Discipline
Mrs. Maria FanouGreeceEuropean University InstituteTBDLaw
Ms. Despoina KaramperidouGreeceEuropean University InstituteYale UniversityPolitical Science - Comparative Politics
Ms. Ciara McGrathIrelandUniversity of StrathclydeMassachussets Institute of Technology (MIT)Aerospace Engineering
Ms. Katerina TertytchnayaCyprusUniversity of OxfordColumbia UniversityPolitical Science - Comparative Politics
Mr. Alessio TerziItalyHertie School of GovernanceHarvard UniversityPolitical Economy
Ms. Francesca Pia VantaggiatoItalyUniversity of East AngliaGeorgetown UniversityPublic Administration / Public Policy
Ms. Viorica VitaRomaniaEuropean University InstituteHarvard Law School Law - Human Rights
Ms. Eleanor WoodhouseUnited KingdomBocconi UniversityDepartment of Economics at Harvard UniversityPublic Policy - Social Policy
Ms. Raphaële XenidisFranceEuropean University InstituteColumbia Law SchoolLaw - Human Rights