The Fulbright Scholar Program featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education
The October 28th online edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education includes a feature examining the positive impact that the Fulbright Program has on the careers of participants. The article includes interviews with Meghann Curtis, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Academic Programs at the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and Dr. Colleen O’Neal, Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland at College Park's College of Education. The issue also provides the lists of "Top Producing" schools – those institutions in each Carnegie Classification that had the highest number of students and scholars who received Fulbright grants this year—as well as maps of the top sending and receiving countries.
The Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program, is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 325,000 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. In the United States, the Institute of International Education administers and coordinates activities relevant to the Fulbright Student Program and Fulbright Scholar Program on behalf of the U.S Department of State. You can find out more about the Fulbright Program at http://eca.state.gov/fulbright.
To find out details on your institution’s involvement with the Fulbright Scholar Program, please contact Peter VanDerwater at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to all those institutions whose scholars received Fulbright grants this year and especially to those listed in this year's top producing lists. We would like to thank the Fulbright Scholar Campus Representatives for their successful support and promotion of the Fulbright Scholar Program on their campuses.