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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. HISTORY In September 1945, the freshman senator from Arkansas, J. William Fulbright, introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress that called for the use of proceeds from the sales of surplus war property to fund the “promotion of international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture and science.” One year later, President Harry S. Truman signed the Fulbright Act into law. Today, Fulbright is the most widely recognized and prestigious international exchange program in the world, supported for more than half a century by the American people through an annual appropriation from the U.S. Congress and by the people of partner nations. The program—working with universities, schools, binational Fulbright commissions, government agencies, nongovernmental organizations and the private sector—actively seeks out individuals of achievement and potential who represent the full diversity of their respective societies and selects nominees through open, merit-based competitions.
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Award Activity The Fulbright Distinguished Scholar is expected to: i) teach 24 hours (3 hours per...
Added on 2021-04-11T11:22:34Z
Award Activity For teaching awards, scholars teach one to two courses at the undergraduate and...
Added on 2021-03-27T05:05:50Z
Award Activity The Fulbright Distinguished Scholar in Advanced Science and Technology aims to...
Added on 2021-03-12T01:28:05Z
Award Activity The Fulbright U.S. Studies Chair will teach up to three undergraduate and/or...
Added on 2021-02-14T10:56:26Z
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