Grantee Experiences

Grantee Experiences

Former grantees share their experiences from their time as a Fulbright Grantee in the US. Below you will find a collection of articles that can give insight into what a year in the US on a fulbright grant is like.
               

Archives and Screenings: Doing Film Studies in New York

Archives and Screenings: Doing Film Studies in New York

Ingrid S. Holtar benyttet Fulbright-stipendiet til en mastergrad i "Film Studies" ved Columbia University i New York. Her er hennes beretning.

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So much work, so much fun

So much work, so much fun

Gunhild Ring Olsen spent a year in Washington D.C. with her family while she gathered data for her PhD project at the American University (2014-2015): "Partnerships between newsrooms and universities".

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Law studies at University of Pennsylvania

Law studies at University of Pennsylvania

Heidi Fredly spent one year at University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, where she completed a Master of Laws (LLM) degree.

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Walking "The Last Three Feet" with Fulbright

Walking "The Last Three Feet" with Fulbright

Eirik Torsvoll was awarded a Fulbright grant in 2012 to pursue a Master's in International Relations at Tufts University. Here is his Fulbright story.

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PhD level studies at Yale University

PhD level studies at Yale University

Julie Paulsen was awarded a Fulbright grant in 2014 to spend eight months at Yale University as part of her PhD in genetic epidemiology from NTNU.

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Materials Technology at University of California Berkeley

Materials Technology at University of California Berkeley

Therese Vadholm, a masters student at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, was awarded a Fulbright grant to study materials technology at University of California Berkeley for the 2013-2014 academic year.

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One Semester in NYC

One Semester in NYC

Christian Totland spent one semester at Columbia University, Fall 2013, as a guest researcher in Chemistry.

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With Fulbright to Harvard

With Fulbright to Harvard

Carl Fredrik Rehn studied for one year (2013-2014) at Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts as part of his degree in Marine Technology at NTNU.

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Education and Leadership in all Dimensions at the University of Pennsylvania

Education and Leadership in all Dimensions at the University of Pennsylvania

Jarle Breivik is Professor of Medicine at the University of Oslo and spent the academic years 2012-14 at the University of Pennsylvania. He studied higher education management, focusing on organization and leadership of biomedical PhD education.

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Studying music in New York

Studying music in New York

Håkon Magnar Skogstad was awarded a Fulbright grant to spend the 2013-14 academic year at Manhattan School of Music in New York.

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Biomedical Imaging at Harvard Medical School

Biomedical Imaging at Harvard Medical School

Andreas Berg Storsve was awarded a Fulbright grant in 2014 to spend six months at Harvard Medical School as part of his Norwegian PhD in Psychology.

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Research stay at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)

Research stay at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)

Beate Krøvel Humberset, a 2013-14 Fulbright grantee and PhD candidate at the Birkeland Centre for Space Science at the University of Bergen, spent nine months at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory outside of Washington D.C.

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My Fulbright Experience in the Colorado Rockies

My Fulbright Experience in the Colorado Rockies

Erlend Knudsen spent one year (2012-13) at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, in the beautiful Colorado Rockies studying the effects of Arctic sea-ice on atmospheric circulation and temperature.

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One Year at MIT

One Year at MIT

Elisabeth Vågenes studied for one year (2012-13) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts as part of her degree in nanotechnology.

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With Fulbright to San Diego

With Fulbright to San Diego

Silje Johanne Eggestad spent one academic year (2011-12) at UC San Diego as part of her Master's in Philosophy.

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Til Chicago med Fulbright

Til Chicago med Fulbright

Håkon Sommerset er nåværende Fulbright-stipendiat. Hans familie på fem tilbringer det akademiske året 2011-12 i Monterey, California. I dette innlegget, som er hentet fra bloggen hans, forteller han om et Enrichement-seminar i Chicago som han nylig deltok på.

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Wonderful memories from UC Berkeley

Wonderful memories from UC Berkeley

Andreas Fagereng, a Fulbright grantee from 2010 until 2011, recommends economics students to spend time at UC Berkeley.

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My two years at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

My two years at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Stine Solibakke was a Fulbright grantee in 2010-11. She pursued an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, which she says has opened the doors to new opportunites both academically and personally.

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Norwegian Family in New York

Norwegian Family in New York

Niels Nagelhus Schia was a Fulbright grantee to the USA in 2010-11. Here he shares some of his and his family's experiences from living in New York for a year.

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Report from a melting Arctic Chair in Amherst, Jostein Bakke

Report from a melting Arctic Chair in Amherst, Jostein Bakke

Jostein Bakke, Fulbright Arctic Chair 2011-12 to the US, reports back to Norway after the family has settled down in Amherst.

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Educational Research at UC Berkeley

Sverre Tveit spent one year, 2012-2013, of his PhD studies as an educational research student at UC Berkeley.

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Change, salmon, bears and Sarah Palin in Alaska

Change, salmon, bears and Sarah Palin in Alaska

I arrived Fairbanks in January as a PhD-student in Natural Resources Management from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. My wife and I came here to the Golden Heart city of interior Alaska to spend one year studying, doing research with other scientists, and exploring the nature and people of Alaska.

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Inger Utne: Inspirasjonen blomstrer i amerikanske forskningsmiljøer

Inger Utne: Inspirasjonen blomstrer i amerikanske forskningsmiljøer

Så vel forskere som undervisere bør spandere på seg et opphold ved et amerikansk universitet, skriver Fulbright-stipendiat Inger Utne i artikkelen "Amerikanske forskningsmiljøer: Inspirasjonen blomstrer" i tidsskriftet Sykepleien

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Oslo- New York-Senegal. A heart and mind-blowing adventure.

Oslo- New York-Senegal. A heart and mind-blowing adventure.

Kathrine Aspaas was awarded a Fulbright grant in 2005, to complete an M.A. in International Affairs at New School University in New York.

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