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Fulbrighter’s Broadway Play
06/17/2024

Fulbrighter’s Broadway Play "Appropriate" Wins Three Tony Awards

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's Appropriate was named Best Revival of a Play at the 77th Annual Tony Awards. It was the crowning achievement for the play, which Jacobs-Jenkins started writing while on his Fulbright to Germany in 2010.

06/18/2024

Artist Sedrick Huckaby Explores a Transnational Celebration of Juneteenth through Fulbright

Painting a portrait of Opal Lee led to a Fulbright project highlighting the story of freedom that Black Americans share with an Afro-Indigenous community in Mexico.

06/11/2024

Fulbright Celebrates “Resilience, Renewal, and Community” at NAFSA 2024

Fulbrighters shared their research, told their transformative stories, and connected with international colleagues in New Orleans.

05/10/2024

Community College President Bridges Domestic and Global Diversity

Fulbright experiences empower community college president to make global connections and share his AAPI identity abroad.

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Explore Fulbright Programs

The Fulbright Program awards approximately 9,000 merit-based scholarships in the United States and more than 160 countries every year to accomplished students, scholars, teachers, artists, and professionals of all backgrounds and fields. Fulbrighters study, teach, conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to finding solutions to complex global challenges.
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Jiraporn Inthasan
Thailand to U.S., 2019
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Egypt to U.S., 2019
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U.S. to Tajikistan, 2016
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U.S. to Ethiopia, 2018

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The Fulbright Program is the flagship international academic exchange program sponsored by the United States Government. Fulbright was founded in 1946 with an ambitious goal—to increase mutual understanding and support friendly and peaceful relations between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Led by the U.S. Government in partnership with more than 160 countries worldwide, Fulbright offers an expansive suite of life-changing international academic and cultural exchange opportunities. Learn more about the Fulbright’s administration, funding, policies, and history.

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Fulbright was the beginning of a life-long investment that laid the strategic groundwork for a professional writing career and my work as an educator.

Alyea Pierce
U.S. to Trinidad and Tobago, 2019
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Fulbright certainly embodies this philosophy of doing interesting and important and impactful work, but also making sure that you share that work with other people.
Kevin McLean
U.S. to Malaysia and Ecuador, 2016
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Fulbright Alumni: Lasting Legacies

More than 400,000 Fulbrighters have made an impact on their communities and the world. This month, we are celebrating those who are advocating for people with disabilities.
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Carina Ho

Indie Music Artist and Producer, Dancer, Author, and Disability Rights Advocate

U.S. Fulbrighter to Uruguay

Fulbright allowed me to establish an independent point of view.

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Joseph Hill

Deaf Educator, Diversity and Inclusion Advocate

U.S. Fulbrighter to Italy

Black Deaf role models are still not as visible, and I want to change that.

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Aria Mia Loberti

Actress, Scholar, and Disability Rights Activist

U.S. Fulbrighter to UK

At its core, my Fulbright research was about how words have power to shape our current reality.

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Alito Alessi

Dancer/Choreographer, Founder of DanceAbility International

U.S. Fulbrighter to Mexico

To be seen, recognized, and valued by such a prestigious program gave me the inspiration to move forward.

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