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International Fulbright Science and Technology Award

Rok za prijavu: 02.05.2008.

Kontakt institucija: Američko veleposlanstvo u Zagrebu
Razina studija: poslijediplomski studij
Područje studija: prirodne znanosti, tehničke znanosti, biomedicina i zdravstvo
Mjesto studija: Sjedinjene Američke Države


Fulbright Program

Doctoral Study in the United States

2009 International Fulbright Science and Technology Award for Outstanding Foreign Students

(deadline for applications is MAY 2, 2008)

We are pleased to announce the opening of the 2009 International Fulbright Science and Technology Award - a worldwide competition for outstanding foreign students for PhD study at top U.S. institutions in science, technology, or engineering. The program is funded by the Educational and Cultural Affairs Office of the U.S. Department of State. Approximately 25 awards will be competed worldwide for candidates who demonstrate unique aptitude and innovation in scientific fields.


Selected participants will be enrolled for PhD study at top U.S. universities in the following fields:

  • aeronautics and astronomics 
  • aeronautical engineering 
  • astronomy/planetary sciences 
  • biology 
  • biomedical engineering 
  • chemistry 
  • computer sciences/engineering 
  • engineering (electrical, chemical, civil, mechanical, ocean, and petroleum) 
  • environmental science/engineering 
  • geology/earth and atmospheric sciences 
  • information sciences and systems (engineering focus only) 
  • materials science/engineering 
  • mathematics 
  • neuroscience/brain and cognitive sciences 
  • oceanography 
  • public health (theoretical research focus only) 
  • physics

(Please note: A brief description of each field of study is available at
http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/scienceandtech )


All grantees receive: 

  • tuition
  • a monthly stipend for up to 36 months
  • health and accident coverage
  • a book and equipment allowance
  • professional conference allowance
  • travel support
  • specially tailored enrichment activities
  • and are eligible to apply for additional research funding

After three years, U.S. universities will be expected to cover the remaining expenses toward completion of a Ph.D. PLACEMENT of students will be handled by a Fulbright cooperating agency. However, applicants may indicate placement preference.


  • Croatian citizenship
  • completed undergraduate degree before August 1, 2009
  • proficiency in English with a recent TOEFL score (or equivalent) of 580 or higher
  • GRE General Exam (quantitative score of at least 700)
  • completed application package
  • Note, a GRE Subject Exam score report will also be needed for all selected candidates in the following fields of study:
    • biology
    • biochemistry
    • cell, and molecular biology
    • chemistry
    • computer science
    • mathematics
    • physics
  • AGE LIMIT: 40 (on May 2, 2008)


The competition is open from March 1 to May 2. Each applicant will be required to submit an online application along with all supporting documents.

A complete application includes:

  • an online application which includes
    • a clearly written research objective
    • a professional resume
  • three letters of reference
  • official (or scanned and attached to the online application) academic transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended
  • English language test scores (when available)
  • GRE General and GRE subject exam test scores (when available)

Once submitted, U.S. Embassy Zagreb will review applications, interview and nominate 2 principal and 1 alternate finalists. Approved applications will then be forwarded to a U.S-based screening committee and the U.S. Foreign Scholarship Board for review and approval.
All applications, including references, undergo technical and academic reviews. Finalists will be notified of their status by October 15, 2008.


Candidates can access the online application at


  • complete and mail printed copy of the on-line application, 3 letters of reference (on special Fulbright forms), and all supplemental forms
  • undergraduate (and graduate if applicable) academic transcripts (in Croatian only)
  • copy of university diploma(s) if already received (in Croatian only)
  • copy of domovnica

Complete application packages should be mailed by MAY 2, 2008 to:

Ms. Masa Crnjakovic
Public Affairs Office
U.S. Embassy
Thomasa Jeffersona 2
10010 Zagreb
e-mail: crnjakovicm@state.gov  



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