Fulbright Grantees

We present the Fulbright grantees for academic year 2022-23. See the networking opportunities of the Fulbright Alumni, too.

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Special care for all Fulbright grantees

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Assistance with application processes

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Assistance with on site integration

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Events and networking opportunities

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Academic and professional growth

Grantees from USA

University lecturers

Dr. Virginia O’Keefe

Field of Specialization: Public Health
Home Institution: The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD
Host Institution in Bulgaria: Trust for Social Achievement, Sofia

Dr. Tanya Ivanova-Sullivan

Field of Specialization: Linguistics
Home Institution: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Host Institution in Bulgaria: Sofia University, Sofia

Matthew Cronin

Field of Specialization: Law
Home Institution: Office of the National Cyber Director, Washington, DC
Host Institution in Bulgaria: American University in Bulgaria and Sofia University, Sofia

Dr. Natalia Velikova

Field of Specialization: Business
Home Institution: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Host Institution in Bulgaria:
University of Food Technologies, Plovdiv

Dr. Tanya Ivanova-Sullivan

Field of Specialization: Linguistics
Home Institution: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Host Institution in Bulgaria: Sofia University, Sofia

Charles Murdock Lucas

Field of Specialization: Theater
Home Institution: San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Host Institution in Bulgaria: Sofia Puppet Theatre and National Academy of Arts, Sofia

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Elizabeth Meshel

Field of Specialization: Archaeology
Project Title: Comparing Funder and Institutional Heritage Conservation Priorities in Bulgaria
Host Institution in Bulgaria: Balkan Heritage Foundation, Sofia

Ryan Grieser

Field of Specialization: Music
Project Title: Digitally Preserving the Folklore and Melodies of Traditional Bulgarian Chordophones
Host Institution in Bulgaria: Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, and Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Plovdiv

ENGLISH TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Grantees from Bulgaria

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Grants for Bulgarians citizens

Up-to-date information about Fulbright grants, application deadlines and a full list of eligibiliy criteria. 

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Grants for US citizens

All programs which can be used by American citizens to apply for a grant and collaborate with prominent Bulgarian institutions. 

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Advisory services for students

Free services for high-school students who want to pursue higher education at an elite US university. 

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Testing center

Administering of iBT TOEFL, SAT, GRE and tens of other standardized American tests in Sofia.