Laureates of the 2018-2019 Fulbright Graduate Student Award

Laureates of the 2018-2019 Fulbright Graduate Student Award

Competition for the 2018-2019 Fulbright Graduate Student Award, a 9-months scholarships funding first year of graduate studies at the accredited American universities, has been completed. The competition was open from February 16 to May 19, 2017. We received 68 complete applications. 24 candidates were invited to the interviews held in June in our Commission’s office in Warsaw. 10 of them got nominations:

  1. Judyta Cichocka, graduate of the Wroclaw University of Technology (Architecture, Master’s studies), plans to pursue Ph.D. studies.
  2. Maja Garbulińska, student of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Economy, undergraduate studies), plans to pursue Master’s degree studies.
  3. Marcin Grzechowiak, student of the Adam Mickiewicz University (Geoinformation, Master’s studies), plans to pursue Master’s degree studies.
  4. Jakub Kamiński, student of the Poznan University of Technology (Automatic & robotics, Master’s studies), plans to pursue Master’s degree studies.
  5. Robert Kania, graduate of the Opole University of Technology (Computer science, undergraduate), plans to pursue Master’s degree studies.
  6. Kaja Łapińska, student of the Lodz University of Technology (Management and production engineering, Master’s studies), plans to pursue Master’s degree studies.
  7. Ewelina Marcinkiewicz, student of the Jagiellonian University (Computer science, undergraduate), plans to pursue Master’s degree studies.
  8. Marta Mikłaszewicz, student of the University of Aberystwyth (Information assurance and governance, Master’s studies), plans to pursue Master’s degree studies.
  9. Maria Prange-Barczyńska, student of the University College London (Pharmacology, undergraduate), plans to pursue Ph.D. studies.
  10. Anna Szala, student of the University of Wroclaw (Human biology, Master’s studies), plans to pursue Ph.D. studies.

Congratulations!

To receive the scholarships, nominees have to successfully apply to a graduate program at accredited higher education institutions located in the United States, and start their study in the 2018-2019 academic year. During the upcoming months, they will be preparing their applications and taking necessary exams. Nominees can choose between two paths:

IIE-placed, where experts from the Institute of International Education (IIE) assist the candidate in selecting U.S. institutions and programs, and the application process. Fulbright Commission covers all the application costs, but also approves the final list of institutions to which the application for admission will be submitted;
Self-placed, where candidate independly chooses where he or she wants to apply, but also covers all the application costs.

Competition for the 2019-2020 academic year will be announced on February 2018.