Fulbright Days: Celebrating Around the World

The Fulbright Program’s success is based on a sustained commitment to international bilateral partnerships and shared priorities. Throughout 2021, Fulbright Commissions, U.S. Embassies, Universities, and other Fulbright partners and supporters held Fulbright Days to celebrate the 75th anniversary with a wide and varied range of activities. In total, 66 countries and territories around the world celebrated the impact of Fulbright partnerships across the globe.

Fulbright Day: Honduras – July 17

On July 17th, Fulbright Day: Honduras brought together Fulbrighters from around the world to celebrate 75 years of the Fulbright Program, and more than 31 years of activities by Honduran Fulbrighters and the local Fulbright alumni association.

Fulbright Day: Philippines – July 3

On July 3, Fulbright Philippines celebrated their Fulbright Day alongside Philippine Republic Day/Philippine-American Friendship Day by highlighting impactful alumni across several fields.

Fulbright Day: Thailand – July 1

Beginning July 1, Fulbright Thailand will celebrate the longstanding and constructive collaboration between Thailand and the United States through the Fulbright Program with an online presentation and social media features.

Fulbright Day: Jordan – July 7

Fulbright Jordan is pleased to announce its 1st webinar titled “Preserving Heritage, Cultivating Communities: A Reflection from Jordanian and American Fulbright Researchers” as part of the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program worldwide.

Fulbright Day: Israel – June 30

Fulbright Israel Day launched an online exhibition celebrating two milestones: 75 years of the Fulbright Programm worldwide, and 65 years of Fulbright Israel.

Fulbright Day: North Macedonia – June 4

North Macedonia celebrated their Fulbright Day with a live event on June 4. It was co-hosted by PAS Skopje and the First Lady of North Macedonia.

Fulbright Day: Georgia – June 3

On June 3, 2021, the U.S. Embassy Tbilisi celebrated the illustrious international company of the Fulbright Program alumni and the 75th anniversary of the program with a full day of events.

Fulbright Day: Colombia – June 1

For their Fulbright Day, Colombia held a conference titled “Challenges Faced by Women in Public: Lessons, Knowledge, and Paths to Overcome the Setbacks Caused by Covid-19.”

Fulbright Day: Tunisia – May 20

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, the U.S. Embassy in Tunis organized a reception with a small group of Fulbright alumni and a larger group of alumni over Zoom at the Cultural Affairs Officer’s home on May 20.