U.S. Embassy Attends Graduation of 35 U.S. Fulbright Scholars in Poland

U.S. Fulbright Fellows 2018-2019

On June 7, Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Green and Embassy personnel attended the graduation ceremony for 35 U.S. Fulbright fellows who are concluding their work and research in Poland.  Hosted by the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission in the majestic Lubomirski Palace, the ceremony honored the work, research, and studies performed by the 2018-19 cohort of American scholars who arrived in Poland in September 2018.  Academic institutions across Poland – including Kraków, Gdańsk, Poznań, Bydgoszcz, Lublin, Wrocław, Białystok, Katowice, Koszalin, Łomża, Łódź, Opole and Warsaw – generously hosted the Fulbright fellows.  The fellows’ worked and conducted research in a diverse range of fields that included, among others, engineering, architecture, music, neuroscience, biotechnology, finance, theater arts, film/cinema studies, literature, and English.  In congratulating the fellows on their work and achievements, Green encouraged them to sustain and deepen the personal and professional contacts they established with their Polish colleagues, saying: “By bringing our peoples closer together and by forging new friendships and professional cooperation, we make our relationship stronger and set the stage for even more productive ties in the future!”  Dr. Sebastian Skuza, the Undersecretary of State representing the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, also congratulated the fellows and said their future contributions to international cooperation would be essential to developing global solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.