Former and current Norwegian grantees share their experiences from their time as a Fulbright Grantee in the U.S. Below you will find a collection of articles that can give insight into what a year in the U.S. on a Fulbright grant is like.
AI in Medicine at BIDMC/Harvard Medical School
Ishita Barua was awarded a Fulbright grant for the academic year 2020-21 but had to postpone her start date due to the pandemic. In February 2021 she could finally start her research stay at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Here she shares her impressions of the first few weeks living in Boston.
Mads Outzen is spending four months in the Spring of 2021 at UC Berkeley as a Visiting Student Researcher. He is a PhD student at NTNU, at the Department of Art and Media Studies.
Christmas in New York: Corona Edition
Haakon Husøy is one of few Fulbright grantees who has been able to continue his studies in the U.S. during the pandemic.
En annerledes studiestart ved Stanford University – 2020
Ved studiestart i august 2020 var det ikke mange som fikk startet studiene sine i USA, men Fredrik Solberg var en av dem som faktisk fikk reist over. Les mer om hans første tid ved Stanford University.
Mathematics at the University of Colorado, Boulder
Ulrik Bo Rufus Enstad was awarded a Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher grant for the 2018-19 academic year.
Family adventure in New Haven
Trygve Beyer Broch ’17-‘18 is back in Norway after conducting research in the field of Sports and Health at Yale University. Here is his take on 10 months of living in New Haven with his family.
Norwegian, Fulbright and Black in America.
Samuel Subbey, a bona fide black Norwegian from Bergen, shares some thoughts about racial and ethnic stereotypes and reflects on his experience as a Fulbright scholar at Cornell.
Alabama – a melting pot or a salad bowl?
Samuel Subbey is a 2017/18 Fulbright researcher visiting Cornell university. In November 2017 he attended the Fulbright Enrichment seminar in Alabama.
Settling down in Tree Town
Reidar Mosvold is spending the 2017/18 academic year in Ann Arbor with his family, doing research on mathematics education.
From NTNU to MIT
Charles Rutherford Ildstad spent the 2016/17 academic year at MIT in Boston as part of his Master of Science degree in Engineering at NTNU.
Fulbright & Fine Arts
The focus on art making as a channel for social and political change was what made Damir Avdagic pursue his MFA at UCLA.
A Fulbright research stay in Washington D.C.
Shai André Divon spent four months at American University to complete a book based on his Phd.
A different and unique experience
Anja Sofie Stensrud Elverum completed her LLM degree at Columbia University in May 2017.
Physics at UC Berkeley
“Do you want to come in?”
“Not really, but I guess I have to”
This was Eirik Erlandsen’s first encounter with the Fulbright foundation.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Working on robotics with NASA
Kyrre Glette spent three months at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.