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Protecting the Planet with Fulbright

As cultural ambassadors and environmental stewards, Fulbrighters work to create a sustainable future through scientific research and communication, habitat and wildlife conservation, and innovative policy and technology for a sustainable future.

A Conversation with Dr. Jeffrey C. Stewart

I had been somewhat defined a little bit in 2003 by the fact that I hadn’t completed the biography [The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke] that I had […]

Fulbright Day: Venezuela – April 12

Venezuela’s Fulbright Day was successfully celebrated among 60 participants from ECA, Fulbright alumni, Binational Centers, Venezuelan Universities, diverse professionals, and potential Fulbright applicants.

Fulbright Day: Guinea – March 31

On March 31, the Fulbright Program team in Guinea joined the worldwide celebration of Fulbright’s 75th anniversary by highlighting the cultural importance of exchange programs. Guinea’s events dabbled in dance and ventured through the joyous memories of studying abroad and savoring dishes both familiar and unknown.

Fulbright Day: Portugal – March 19

March 19th, 2021, marked Portugal’s Fulbright Day, a special day to celebrate the program’s legacy of fostering mutual understanding. Fulbright Portugal held a series of live events with notable Fulbright alumni and guests.

Fulbright Day: Rwanda – March 17

Rwanda celebrated its Fulbright Day on March 17 with a webinar promoting the Fulbright Program to prospective applicants.

Fulbright Day: Spain – March 27

The Fulbright Commission in Spain joined the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program by organizing a virtual tasting of Spanish wines on March 27.

Bringing the World Closer Together Through Education

Synonymous with international education, the Fulbright Program has provided students, scholars, teachers, artists, and professionals of all backgrounds the opportunity to study, teach, exchange ideas, and find solutions to complex local and global challenges for 75 years. Serving as leaders across the globe, Fulbrighters educate and internationalize their communities in the classroom and on college and university campuses, preparing students for the future.

Jaime Saavedra

Leading efforts by the largest financier of education in more than 80 developing countries, Dr. Jaime Saavedra’s global perspective, forged by Fulbright, has shaped his life’s work: to use education to fight poverty and inequality worldwide.

Hanna Holborn Gray

A celebrated historian of political and historical thought, as well as a savvy administrator, Dr. Hanna Holborn Gray championed academic excellence and inclusion in some of the United States’ premier academic institutions.

Ruth J. Simmons

As an HBCU scholarship recipient at Dillard University in New Orleans and as the first African American president of an Ivy League university, Dr. Ruth J. Simmons’ educational journey has been long and varied. The common thread in a career of many firsts? A life-long passion for cross-cultural understanding and showcasing Black excellence in academia.

John Hope Franklin: Redefining the American Story – Exploring a Life & Legacy Through Family & Fulbright

“Dr. Franklin was always walking with a sense of global interaction – even when he was thinking about the ways that the United States can address its own inequities and […]