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12.06.21

Fulbright Day: Malaysia

December 6, 2021, 8:00 PM EST


Note: This event will be held on Tuesday, December 7 from 9:00 a.m. Malaysia Time. Depending on your time zone, the event may be on Monday night – for example, those in the EST time zone would tune into the event on Monday, December 6 at 8:00 p.m. Please plan accordingly.

On December 7, 2021, the Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE) will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program through a virtual open house entitled, “The Bridge: Fulbright @ 75.”

With a focus on the future and importance of international education and partnership, this “virtual open house” will take place on the cutting edge digital platform: Gather.Town.

The event will feature remarks from MACEE’s Honorary Co-Chairs: Minister of Higher Education, Noraini Ahmad and U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia, Brian McFeeters as well as keynote remarks from MACEE’s Executive Director, Curtis Johnson and many more.

The Bridge will host breakout rooms that will allow attendees to hear presentations from ‘21 Malaysian Fulbrighters as well as additional informational sessions curated by Malaysian Fulbright alums with topics ranging from how to apply to what to bring with you on your trip!

Featured Grant Program Breakout Rooms include:
Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD)
Fulbright Malaysian Graduate Study
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA)
Fulbright Malaysian Scholar
Fulbright Professional Exchange
Fulbright U.S.-ASEAN Initiative
Fulbright Teaching Excellence & Achievement (TEA)

The Gather.Town platform will provide attendees with an immersive virtual experience where the user will create avatars and that will step into MACEE’s virtual neighborhood, allowing participants the opportunity to move around and interact with other participants based on your locations in the room, just like real life.

There are only 100 spaces available. RSVP Today!

Contact MACEE at [email protected] with any questions.

Connect with Fulbright to learn more about the activities planned for Malaysia’s Fulbright Day. Find more information on past and future Fulbright Days here.