The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Bangladesh 

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Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Orientation Information

As part of your Fulbright grant, you are required to attend a virtual Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) from June 24-27, 2024. The PDO will provide sessions and activities to help you prepare for your upcoming experience. You will receive an email in mid-June that will direct you to the PDO website, where you can register for the event. If you have any questions regarding the PDO, please email


Contact Information

Public Engagement Specialist
Raihana Sultana
Work phone: +88025566-2816
Deputy Director of Public Engagement
Bren Flanigan
Work phone: +88025566-2803
Public Engagement Coordinator
Faroha Suhrawardy
Work phone: +88025566-2823


Country Information

Alumni Contacts

We invite you to contact these Fulbright alumni for questions or advice prior to your grant. They can be an excellent resources for unofficial questions – what type of clothing to bring, how to open a bank account, and more.
Dr. Joanie Eva Danielle Meharry
2023, Fulbright Scholar
Dr. Nasar Uddin Ahmed
2023, Fulbright Scholar


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