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Fulbright grant for ESR Tijn Croon

Published on 05-07-2024

On June 28, 2024, ESR Tijn Croon was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to finish his PhD’s final year at Columbia University, in New York (USA). The ceremony took place at Universiteit Utrecht, in the Netherlands. During the ceremony, the Executive Director of the Fulbright Commission in the Netherlands, Christward Gradenwitz, expressed hope that Tijn and his fellow grantees make use of their research to influence policy beyond academia. During the occasion, the United States Ambassador to the Netherlands, Shefali Razdan Duggal, highlighted the importance of cultural exchange and international collaboration, especially at this crucial juncture for European and American democracies.


The aim of this scholarship is for Tijn to apply his research achievements and conclusions at the Center on Global Energy Policy from October 2024 to March 2025. Continuing the efforts from the RE-DWELL research, Tijn will focus on how the United States invest the revenue from their domestic carbon pricing schemes in targeted ways to improve energy efficiency for the most vulnerable residents. Through this experience abroad, Tijn hopes to learn valuable lessons that can be applied in the Netherlands and across Europe.