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It was early in September 2017, and Ben Rayder was starting his new job as director of national fellowships at the University of Houston.

Scholars from the Arctic Council Countries are invited to apply for the round three of Fulbright Arctic Initiative.

The February 10th online edition of The Chronicle of Higher Education includes the lists of Fulbright “Top Producing” schools – those institutions in each Carnegie Classification that had the highest number of students and scholars who received Fulbright awards this year.

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Recent Blog Posts

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is pleased to announce exciting changes to its application and select awards for the 2021-2022 academic year. Read on to find out more:

In honor of Black History Month, Fulbright U.S. Scholar alumnus Everette Penn recounts his experience conducting research and teaching in Egypt, the Fulbright Program application process, and working to reduce the social distance between at-risk youth and police.

In honor of Black History Month, Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship alumnus Antonio Ingram recounts his experience conducting research in Malawi, developing close relationships with Malawians, and the power of Fulbrighters showcasing their diversity as Americans in different parts of the world.