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Fulbright 2017-2018

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21 minutes ago, ld4977 said:

Hi everyone! I just made an account today, as I found out this morning I was selected as a finalist for the Netherlands! I applied to a special degree-seeking program at the VU University of Amsterdam, where I'll be studying art history. Any other NL finalists or art history applicants?

And thanks to everyone on this board for addressing so many of the things I had questions about (i.e. State Dept. craziness) -- I've been poking around here for awhile, but never felt I had anything to add....until now! :) Hope everyone else hears good news soon!

 

Congrats!!!

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I hope the luck of the Irish helps everyone today! Because I forgot what day it was...

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Not selected for research to Israel 😩 I'm obviously super disappointed, but luckily I have a backup plan that I'm also thrilled with (fully funded PhD program at UNC).

Thanks to everyone in this forum for being such a fabulous emotional support system! I'll still be rooting for each and every one of you!!

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Also got the dreaded (A).... for netherlands master's at maastricht university. Congrats to all who were awarded!!

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1 hour ago, cruxclaire said:

Thanks, I hope you get the research grant as well! :)

I have two friends who have done the ETA in Germany and both seem to have had a positive experience. I'm telling myself not to get my hopes up, but the way it feels waiting for notification has made me realize how much I want it.

I was an ETA in Mainz, Germany and had a wonderful time! Best of luck to you, I hope you get it! Now I'm in it for research and hoping my luck hasn't run out with Fulbright just yet ;)

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1 hour ago, Horb said:

I hope the luck of the Irish helps everyone today! Because I forgot what day it was...

Hope you remembered to wear green, @Horb! Otherwise you might get pinched ;)

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20 minutes ago, maelia8 said:

Hope you remembered to wear green, @Horb! Otherwise you might get pinched ;)

I'm wearing an Irish wool sweater!

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Another alternate for the Netherlands Research/Study here, also for study at VU Amsterdam. At least the wait is over (kind of).

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Brazil notifications are out! Any other ETA finalists out there?

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On 3/15/2017 at 7:48 PM, sat0ri said:

It would be very cool to get a UK group going :) maybe through Facebook or something...

That would be fun! After the results for this year come out we'll have to do that :D 

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So many alternates! Welcome to purgatory, fellas. Will be rooting for you all in the coming months - don't forget to let us know if you get promoted so we can all keep our hopes up!

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Whelp...next week it is!

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Darn, I was really hoping Bulgaria ETA decisions would go out this afternoon since the research notifications went out this morning. Hopefully we don't have to wait until next Friday or longer.

@edon16 @Jess2323 - Are you guys feeling a little stir crazy too?

Edited by catsbloom

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5 hours ago, Andre90 said:

Any ETA semi-finalists for Argentina get a notification yet?

 

[Obligatory the wait is killing me]:blink:

Just got the news! Argentina ETA! woooooo

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Did all finalists get two emails?

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3 minutes ago, Horb said:

Did all finalists get two emails?

For my Spain ETA, I initially got two emails, then got a third the next day from the commission. 

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5 minutes ago, Horb said:

Did all finalists get two emails?

I got two 

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4 hours ago, maelia8 said:

I was an ETA in Mainz, Germany and had a wonderful time! Best of luck to you, I hope you get it! Now I'm in it for research and hoping my luck hasn't run out with Fulbright just yet ;)

Thanks! I went to Mainz for a day trip when I did a short high school exchange with a Gymnasium in Wiesbaden. I remember it having a cool Romanesque cathedral and a printing museum. Did you like living there? It seems like it could be a nice alternative to a place like Frankfurt if you like cities but not huge cities. 

@Horb I'll hope for Tuesday now!

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43 minutes ago, Andre90 said:

Just got the news! Argentina ETA! woooooo

Congratulations!!!

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So surprised Ireland didn't announce today. 

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1 hour ago, thepictureisstill said:

So surprised Ireland didn't announce today. 

I'm starting to suspect the Dutch were waiting to get through their elections before firming everything up too, haha....

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2 hours ago, catsbloom said:

Darn, I was really hoping Bulgaria ETA decisions would go out this afternoon since the research notifications went out this morning. Hopefully we don't have to wait until next Friday or longer.

@edon16 @Jess2323 - Are you guys feeling a little stir crazy too?

Completely. I had a final today and could not focus at all because I thought we would be notified 😩 The struggle is real.

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Bummer looks like next week will be a big week for notifications (lets hope at least!)

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