Fulbright U.S. Student Programs
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Program at a Glance

Operates in more than 140 countries worldwide. More than 1,500 students who receive a Fulbright U.S. Student grant each year to go overseas.

What is the Fulbright Program?

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to “increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.” With this goal as a starting point, the Fulbright Program has provided almost 300,000 participants—chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential—with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.

Learn more about the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Student Exchanges

Learn more about the Fulbright Program at U.S. Department of State

Who administers the Fulbright Program?

The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State's, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Under a cooperative agreement with the Bureau, the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) assists in the administration of the Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty and professionals.

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