Alumni & Peer Reviewers

Build Upon Your Fulbright Experience

The U.S. Department of State offers Fulbright scholars access to an online network of Fulbright alumni. The network is available at The State Alumni web site is open to current and previous participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs – including the Fulbright Program. 


Become a Peer Reviewer

The peer review process, a hallmark of the Fulbright Scholar program, ensures that applicants will be evaluated on academic, scholarly and professional criteria.  CIES is responsible for coordinating the initial screening of Fulbright Scholar applications, known as peer review, for the Fulbright Scholar Program.


Refer a Colleague

As a Fulbright Scholar alum, you are uniquely positioned to understand the Fulbright mission of increasing mutual understanding between the people of the United States and people of other countries. We value your recommendations of peers in your network who may be interested in participating in the program.



Fulbright Association

The U.S. Fulbright Association is a private, non-profit organization started in 1977 by U.S. alumni of the Fulbright Program. It is one of approximately 70 national Fulbright alumni associations worldwide. For additional information, contact the Fulbright Association at 202-347-5543. The U.S. Fulbright Association’s website is

Alumni Ambassadors

The worldwide success and stellar reputation of the Fulbright Scholar Program has been built on the talent, commitment and professionalism of scholars who have served as Fulbrighters at universities and research institutions in more than 155 countries.  We recognize the passion Fulbright scholars bring to their work and the tremendous difference they've made in American academia. As a result, we have expanded our outreach efforts to the higher education community across the United States by engaging Fulbright Scholar alumni in our outreach.  Fulbright Ambassadors serve as official representatives of the Fulbright Scholar program at the events for which they are selected.