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Fulbright Day: Costa Rica – August 19

On August 19, the U.S. Embassy San José in Costa Rica will celebrate the Fulbright Program’s anniversary with the online features and an alumni association event.

Fulbright Day: Pakistan – August 14

The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) celebrates 75 years of the Fulbright Program and 70 years of the commission in 2021.

Fulbright Day: Lithuania – August 5

Lithuania joins countries around the world in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program with several events, both online and in-person.

Fulbright Day: Ghana – July 29

Fulbright Day Ghana: Preservation and Innovation in Visual Art and Music is a roundtable that will explore contemporary developments in the arts in Ghana and their growing influence on the global stage.

Fulbright Day: Korea – July 27

In celebration of the worldwide Fulbright Program’s 75th anniversary, Fulbright Korea is pleased to host a webinar exploring the impact of the Fulbright Program among members and friends of the North Korean Defector (NKD) community. Please note that, depending on your time zone, this event may be held on July 26.

Hiba Dlewati

Hiba Dlewati was born in Flint, Michigan, and grew up in Damascus, Syria. After seeing the devastating impact of war, Dlewati decided to focus on sharing the personal stories of those affected by political upheaval. She has covered the Syrian conflict and refugee crisis from ten countries as a multimedia journalist and producer.

John D. Sherwood

Dr. John D. Sherwood has authored six books on military and naval history during his nearly 25 years as a civilian historian, and his insights directly support naval operations and strategy development. A 2019 Fulbright-Schuman Program award to Germany and Greece gave him a front-row seat to humanitarian and disaster relief operations.

Gillian Bowser

Dr. Bowser is a wildlife ecologist and associate professor at Colorado State University’s Natural Resource Ecology Lab. She believes in the power of citizen scientists, and has spent her career demonstrating that everyone can be a scientist.

Ken Rutherford

Dr. Rutherford, a survivor of a landmine attack, co-founded the Landmine Survivors Network and was named to Action on Armed Violence’s “Top 100: The Most Influential People in Armed Violence Reduction” for his remarkable career. He also helped lead the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), which won The Nobel Peace Prize 1997.

Partners for Mutual Understanding

The Fulbright Program partners with dynamic and forward-thinking organizations to expand the program’s reach, build diverse networks, and create impact in a variety of disciplines and fields. Learn how Fulbright partnerships help fulfill the program’s mission.

Partnering for a Better World

Fulbright brings opportunities to life through partnership. Learn more in this article about the history, activities, and outstanding alumni of the Fulbright Program and the 49 Fulbright binational commissions.

Celebrating Fulbright’s 75th Anniversary

On August 1, 1946, President Harry S. Truman signed the act that launched the Fulbright Program to enhance mutual understanding and help people and nations work together towards common goals. […]