Fulbright U.S. Student Alumni Ambassadors, 2020
Howard University
Anol Bhattacherjee
U.S. to India, 2018

Connect with Fulbright Alums

Expand your network of fellow Fulbrighters to create positive change.

Join the Fulbrighter Network.

The Fulbrighter Network is the exclusive online community for current Fulbrighters and alumni worldwide. With almost 30,000 users, this platform inspires Fulbrighters to connect, network, engage, and collaborate with their peers through discussions, interest groups, and virtual activities. To learn more about Fulbrighter Network or to join, click below.

Find your local chapter of the Fulbright Association.

For Fulbright alumni in the United States, the Fulbright Association has 54 volunteer-led chapters across the country. Chapters organize programs and events that provide Fulbright alumni and visiting Fulbrighters with diverse opportunities for networking, professional development, mentoring, cultural enrichment, and community service. Find yours here to volunteer and learn about programs.

Join the ECA Exchange Alumni Community.

For all Fulbright Alumni, Exchange Alumni is a place for past and current participants of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-facilitated exchange programs to build on their exchange experiences, network with fellow alumni, and find grants and funding opportunities.

Not in the United States?

To learn more about what Fulbright alumni groups are active in your area, please contact your local Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy.

Featured Alumni

Ruth J. Simmons

Former President, Prairie View A&M University
U.S. Student to France, 1967

Fulbright was pivotal in paving the way for the leadership role that I have played in higher education.

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Hunter Mack

Virginia State University
U.S. Student to Czech Republic, 2021

Maybe I changed their minds about people that look like me, or a perspective that they would have never seen.

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Kendra L. Mitchell

Professor, Florida A&M University
U.S. Student to South Africa, 2016

The people who chose me saw that I was an HBCU graduate, and they said, ‘We want you to talk about those experiences.

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John Hope Franklin

Fisk University Graduate, Former Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Member, and Prominent Scholar of American History
U.S. Scholar and Distinguished Scholar (multiple countries)

We’ve got to tell the unvarnished truth.

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Share Your Story

Tell us about your Fulbright experience, or how a Fulbrighter has impacted your life.
If you post about your experiences on social media use the Fulbright hashtag (#Fulbright) and/or tag the Fulbright Program for a chance to be featured on our own social media channels. You can find us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You can also share your photos and stories with us by uploading them to the Fulbright Source, Fulbright’s digital asset management system, from which program managers select photos, videos, and other digital assets to use for official Fulbright platforms (websites, social media, presentations, posters, and more).

Find tips on how to best share your Fulbright experience here.


Bring Fulbright into Your Community & Classroom

Tell others about the Fulbright Program and promote the value of international exchange in your local communities.
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