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Fulbright Bulgaria-Greece Joint Research Award 2018



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Fulbright Bulgaria-Greece Joint Research Award

The joint award with the Bulgarian 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 all fields, with special emphasis on the following disciplines related to Bulgaria and Greece: archeology, history and art history (Antique, Byzantine, Ottoman and contemporary), Balkan studies, trans-border/emigration studies, economics, tourism (including eco- and agro-tourism), preservation of cultural heritage, political science, social sciences, classical studies, and the arts. The award is for eight to ten months with at least four 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 Bulgaria, followed by a grant component in Greece, or vice-versa, depending on the project proposal.

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.

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 all fields, with special emphasis on the following disciplines related to Bulgaria and Greece: archeology, history and art history (Antique, Byzantine, Ottoman and contemporary), Balkan studies, trans-border/emigration studies, economics, tourism (including eco- and agro-tourism), preservation of cultural heritage, political science, social sciences, classical studies, and the arts.

Foreign Language Proficiency

Not Required

Additional Information: Bulgarian or Greek proficiency is not required. Some study of Bulgarian 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 affiliation and submit letters of invitation. If an invitation is not available, they may indicate preferences for affiliation in their application. The Fulbright Commissions assist in establishing contacts at prospective host institutions and coordinate final assignments.

Special Application Instructions

In your Embark on-line application, Step B, Section 3a Award Name please select Bulgarian-Greek Grant from the drop down menu to be considered for this award. Select Bulgaria for Country 1 and Greece for Country 2 (regardless of which country you plan to visit first).

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.


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Publish Date
September 14, 2017




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