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Fulbrighters are leaders in their communities who give back through service.

For the second year in a row, a group of 12 #Fulbright Foreign Students and U.S. Student alumni will engage in a full week of service-learning in Appalachia with Amizade Global Service-Learning and Sustainable Williamson.

Learn more about the trip and meet the Fulbrighters who will participate. Follow along as...
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Fulbright Amizade Participants Travel to Appalachia for Service Learning

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The Fulbright Program
03/23/2017 at 08:17. Facebook
#DYK that the modern #Fulbright Program is based on the Fulbright-Hays Act, also known as the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961?

#ThrowbackThursday #tbt #ExchangeOurWorld #AmericanHistory

Pictured: President John F. Kennedy signs into law House Resolution 8666 (the Fulbright-Hays Act) at the White House, September 21, 1961; left to right: Sen. J. William Fulbright; Sen....
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03/22/2017 at 10:13. Facebook
#Fulbright changes perspectives in more ways than one.

Fulbright students and scholars study, conduct research, and teach, advancing our understanding of one another and the full breadth of human knowledge.

#WomenInScience #WomenInSTEM #ExchangeOurWorld

Original caption from Türkiye Fulbright Eğitim Komisyonu: "Dr. Filiz Gozenman completed her PhD at University of Nevada, Reno in 2015. In...
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03/19/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
Happy Anniversary, Fulbright Colombia!

This year marks the 60th Anniversary of the #Fulbright Program between the United States and Colombia.

“El Programa Fulbright ha contribuido con la internacionalización de las instituciones de educación superior colombianas, al fomentar la movilidad no sólo de colombianos hacia los Estados Unidos, sino también de académicos, docentes e investigadores...
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Celebración del 60avo aniversario de Fulbright Colombia en Washington D.C. | Fulbright

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

In honor of #StPatricksDay, we are celebrating the history of Fulbright Ireland, which has supported the exchange of students and scholars between the United States and Ireland for sixty years (established in 1957)!

The Fulbright Commission in Ireland, in partnership with the U.S. Embassy and the Irish Government’s Creative Ireland​ initiative, is pleased to...
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Fulbright-Creative Ireland Fellowships

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Across the country, colleges and universities host #Fulbright Visiting Scholars who collaborate with American colleagues on critical research and share their expertise with students.

During their time in the United States, Fulbright Visiting Scholars may also travel to other institutions to give guest lectures and consult on on-going projects. This enables many more institutions to benefit...
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Atlanta Universities Host a Visiting Scholar through the Outreach Lecturing Fund

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Want to give back to your community?

#AEIF2017 grants for #ExchangeAlumni public service projects can help! The AEIF competition ends on March 30th, so gather your alumni teams and apply for funding today: [ Bit.ly Link ]

All alumni Exchange Programs - U.S. Department of State are eligible to participate! (See the link for full details on how to apply.)
"Lured largely by the prospect of #FreePizza, I attended a meeting that would reset my life’s course ... I decided that rather than disqualify myself by not applying, I would force the U.S. Department of State to say no to me."

Michael Verlezza is a #Fulbright U.S. Student Alumni Ambassador from Bridgewater State University, who conducted his research in Fulbright Canada where he completed...
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Service Meets Self-Interest: A Disabled Veteran Does Research Abroad

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The photo is of Dr. Bushra Yasmin from Pakistan, currently a #Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, during a visiting lecture at Texas State University.

Dr. Yasmin spoke with students in the McCoy School Business and at a community event at the San Marcos Public Library about "Religion, Culture, and #Women's Education in Pakistan".

The participants were very receptive and...
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"Education is a slow moving but powerful force."⠀
-Senator J. William #Fulbright⠀

Original caption from @alberthnahas (on Instagram): "18 Feb | HIKING AT HANGING ROCK NP - Me and my Fulbright friends at NC State went hiking at Hanging Rock State Park in Danbury, NC. It was quite a workout as we were taking one of the moderate trails to reach the site. As for the weather, we couldn't ask for...
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"My life has been an exploration of my multiple selves . As an academic, I revel today at being a Fulbright and a Harvard Alum. As a gardener I am content to create some food for my family and lots more for birds, bees and butterflies.. As a stage-fright-stricken introvert I hurled myself into public speaking and slew that fearful dragon. As a writer I have much to give yet. Some newspaper...
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Grab the popcorn!

#Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow Dan Koehler will be screening his documentary later this month (March 19) at the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital!

Check out these #BehindTheScenes photos from Dan's time in Botswana where he documented the experience of the San (Bushmen) in his documentary A House Without Snakes.
It's not unusual to hear Russian, Korean, and Swahili in this Indiana elementary school.

Perley Fine Arts Academy is a close partner of University of Notre Dame, where #Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants are learning as much as they are teaching, “I realized that children are basically the same internationally. They are good and they are highly interested in learning other...
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South Bend's Perley Academy students gain international culture

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It's time for Where in the World Wednesday!

This week, we're coming to you from (Hint!) of the most iconic buildings in the United States. Construction began in 1793 and was originally completed in 1826. As old as this building is, it has undergone several renovations and been "completed" more than once...

Can you tell us where these #Fulbright Foreign Students are visiting?

Answer: These...
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African American music takes center stage in Hungary!

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Ronald High, a singer and pianist from South Carolina, held master classes in African-American gospel music and other genres at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary last fall. He and his students gave a farewell concert in December, which the Fulbright Hungary filmed and turned into a promotional...
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Dr. Ronald H. High Masters Class Final Concert at the Old Academy of Music

Dr. Ronald H. High, Fulbright Scholar '16 presented a concert of African American Vocal Music Genres and Hungarian Folk Songs assisted by Dr. Anikó Pál, pian...

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What's it like to be a #Fulbright U.S. Student?

There's no one better to ask than someone who's been there. That's why we've gathered together some of the most kick-awesome Fulbright alumni we could find to tell you about their own Fulbright experiences.

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Looking for opportunity?

You may not need to look any further. Learn more more about where the #Fulbright Program can take you!

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#Fulbright Foreign Student Marc Alain Boucicault shared his experience, saying « L’expérience Fulbright est unique ... Au delà d’un simple programme académique, on réalise une échange culturelle. On rencontre des nations, on découvre la...
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Une nouvelle chance pour aller étudier aux Etats-Unis

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It's time for your Saturday question!

Do you know which universities in the United States are Top Producing institutions for the #Fulbright Program?

The answer may surprise you!

Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students, 2016-17

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Congratulations to all the #Fulbright U.S. Scholar Top Producing community colleges!

Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Brookdale Community College
City College of San Francisco
Cochise College
Davidson County Community College
Evergreen Valley College
Grand Rapids Community College
Highline College
Lakeland Community College
Las Positas College
Los...
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