The Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 Fulbright Student (Junior) Award program for master’s study or research in the United States. Applicants can be Romanian graduates, MA and PhD students from both public and private universities. BA students are also invited to apply if they are in their final year of study at university.
The Student Fulbright Award provides: international travel, tuition and university fees within established budget limits as well as accident/sickness insurance and monthly maintenance allowance. The grant also offers books and supplies allowance depending on available funds.
The applicants will be selected through open, merit-based competition to participate in quality graduate level programs in any academic field except clinical medicine.
Grant duration: one university year (starting August 2013)
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
have Romanian citizenship;
hold a university degree (BA students may apply if they are in the final year of study at university);
have English proficiency;
if applying in law, applicants must hold a degree in that field.
The preference for candidates without extensive previous experience in the U.S. applies at each stage of competition.
Each applicant will be required to submit:
an online application (https://apply.embark.com/student/fulbright/international/20/);
three letters of recommendation from university professors and/or other acknowledged Romanian or foreign professionals (submitted in the online application or mailed as official paper copies by May 14, 2012, postmarked);
academic transcripts and diplomas for all undergraduate and graduate levels, accompanied by translations, scanned and uploaded to the online application by May 14, 2012; official paper transcripts should also be sent at a later date.
Application deadline: May 14, 2012
Application process: Only online applications will be accepted.
Incomplete applications lead to exclusion of the respective applicant from further selection process. Only applicants selected for interviews will be notified.
Documents will not be returned.
Note: Standardized tests are not obligatory in the first stages of the competition. Score reports will be required prior to November 19, 2012. Test vouchers for exam registration will be provided only to the Romanian final nominees who must take TOEFL (for research) and TOEFL, GRE or GMAT (for master’s degree).
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