The Fulbright Commission is proud to announce the results of the Fulbright Portuguese and U.S. Student Research Awards with the support of the Governo Regional dos Açores.

Four Portuguese and one U.S. students were nominated for selection: André Gomes (Robotics); Beatriz Mamede (Law); Carolina do Carmo (Biomedical Sciences); Joana Gomes (Social Work) for the Portuguese Student Program; and Samuel Bither (International Relations) for the U.S. Student Program:


Fulbright Research Grant with the Support of the Governo Regional dos Açores

André GomesRobotics, Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich – Carnegie Mellon University

Beatriz MamedeLaw, Universidade de Coimbra – University of Washington

Carolina do CarmoBiomedical Sciences, Universidade dos Açores – University of California-Los Angeles

Joana GomesSocial Work, ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa – University of Tennessee


Fulbright / Azores Regional Government Open Study/Research Award

Sam Bither – International Relations, Oxford University, UK – Universidade dos Açores


We congratulate the five Fulbrighters on this achievement and wish them most successful research projects!