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Mossy.artist last won the day on January 14

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About Mossy.artist

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  1. When you say ask Fulbright..who am I really asking? I feel like it would be frowned upon to ask the host country for more money...so who would I talk to? Today I've already gone around to most of my professors asking them for funding advice. My adviser got really excited and wants to do a news piece on me now XD Hopefully we can cobble something together :/ I've been told that most of the opportunities people know about are for graduate students and since I won't be enrolled anywhere... It's pretty frustrating because I was very clear in my proposal that my research involved a lot of travel and I was told not to worry about money because the amount provided would "be enough". How can they even know that without a budget!? Hrmph! I'm not expecting to even stay in hotels most of the time but $500 is just not going to cut it.. The living stipend is fine. Could be higher (I'm basically making $8.40 an hour) but it is acceptable. I don't think I'll be living like royalty though, my husband is coming with me so I can't stay in a cheap dorm or something and rent in Krakow is higher than some other Polish cities due to it being a tourist attraction. For anyone interested, the dependent allowance is $250 per month for Poland at least. If I can just find some more research money it would be ok. Although I must admit, I was looking forward to being able to relax on the budgeting for once..:P
  2. Sooo.. I've already been contacted by my host country and their research allowance is laughable. Does anyone know of any scholarships or grants that I could apply for to supplement the Fulbright funding? Research area is related to endangered plant conservation, specifically mosses. Any advice would really be appreciated.
  3. Oh sh*t! I just assumed that with so many new posts a bunch of people would have been notified and celebrating. Sorry for getting all crazy. @AnnMarie and @hank.img I still believe that we can share a coffee come this fall in beautiful Poland. Sending you positive energy!! <3
  4. Me: >Opens computer >Sees there are 30+ new posts in the forum >Without even stopping to read what people said, open my email >See a P..see Congratulations... >Bring down the foundations of my house from jumping around and screaming at the top of my lungs scaring the crap out of my husband who's in the shower I'M GOING TO POLAND MOTHER FULBRIGHTERS!!!!!! >Sidenote: wanted to call mom, dad, and best friends to scream at them through the phone....NO ONE PICKS UP!!! WWWHHHHHHHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ok, now I'm going to go back and read everyone's posts. Congrats to everyone who got good news today!
  5. @LibbyCreek Congratulations!! I am so happy for you!
  6. @AnnMarie Oh, you know, I just realized that the dates between the spreadsheets are not the same for Poland?? Well now its really a mystery!
  7. Well the past two years it has been 3/19 and 3/20. Now that I look at those dates on a calendar I've realized that 4/20 last year was a Sunday! :0 How strange! So going by those, it would make sense for next week to be more likely than this week. It just gets better and better with each book! So glad you are enjoying the series Now you can watch the show too!
  8. I think we will be lucky if we find out this week. I think it might be more likely that we find out early the next week (starting with the 20th). Fingers crossed for this week though! I can't go on this way! P.S. How is Outlander going?
  9. Research in Poland! I have been unable to keep myself from believing that I will get it, thus daydreaming about all the things I will do when over there! >< A rejection would be devastating at this point :/ Here's to the power of positive thinking!!
  10. Is this referring to a specific country or all Fulbrights? I hope not! D: I'm putting off so many big decisions...
  11. If only there were more than the two seasons so far!
  12. Dreams are crazy man. A few weeks ago I had a bizarre dream that Hillary Clinton picked me up in a private jet and flew me to the White House where we went into some tiny crawlspace room with a long observation window and she told me that I got the Fulbright XD The Fulbright is making us all crazy! Has anyone else been having weird Fulbright-induced dreams?
  13. We'll just have to wait to find out! Almost 1 month left! UGH!!
  14. Some of those questions make sense to me to ask, in case we want to elaborate on what we wrote or something. But I was actually born in Poland and I speak Polish. These are both things that are notable on my application but when both topics came up they were like, "Oh really!?". Seemed strange to me.
  15. @indexes and @hank.img when you were being interviewed by the Polish committee did something ever come up that they were completely unaware of but was clearly stated in your application? It happened during my interview at least twice. You'd think they would read the application beforehand.