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Celebrating 70 Years of Fulbright Australia

As Fulbright Australia celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2019, Commission Executive Director Thomas Dougherty reflects on the opportunities available to Fulbrighters in the land down under. A career diplomat, Mr. Dougherty served in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Australia, and Washington. He was U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso from 2010-2013, and most recently served as Deputy Chief of Mission
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10 Hidden Gems of the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

“Which award should I apply for?” This is one of the most common questions Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program staff hears. An applicant should consider many factors to determine which opportunity is the best fit, including eligibility, language skills, host country priorities, and potential impact. Due to the breadth of program options, it can be hard to give them all adequate consideration. There are
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A Malaysian’s Fulbright Trail in Georgia

Vimala Balakrishnan Fulbright Visiting Scholar 2018-19, University of Georgia, Athens My Fulbright Scholar Award will always be something that I keep close to my heart for many reasons, not least of which for the time it allowed me to explore research, academia, culture and life away from home. Yes, the award came later in my life, but it arrived in style. My story is about how I made the best out
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Making the Most of Your Fulbright in Romania

We sat down with Dr. Rodica Mihaila, Executive Director of the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission, and asked her to share some of the exciting opportunities available to Fulbright U.S. Scholars in Romania. Dr. Mihaila’s path to Fulbright began as an undergraduate student studying English literature at the University of Bucharest, when she took an American Studies class with a visiting Fulbright
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Gaining a Global Understanding of Formal Mentoring Through Fulbright

Etta Ward, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Development 2018 Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminar Participant to France Having been a first-generation, non-traditional student at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Etta Ward credits mentorship with helping her reach her potential. Ward’s professors recognized her passion for helping others and
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Cruising Altitude: A Fulbright Scholar’s Time in Bahrain Enhances Teaching and Research

Vedapuri Raghavan, Distinguished Professor of Finance, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Scholar to Bahrain Fulbright U.S. Scholar Dr. Vedapuri Raghavan began his time abroad with excitement and nervousness: “When you embark on a journey like this, you always have a thousand questions spinning in your head: How will you be received in the host country? Will you miss
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Two Fulbright U.S. Scholar Alumni Win 2019 Pulitzer Prizes

Congratulations to Fulbright U.S. Scholar alumni David W. Blight and Jeffrey C. Stewart on receiving the 2019 Pulitzer Prize! The Pulitzer Prize honors excellence in American journalism, literature, and musical composition. Teacher, scholar and public historian David W. Blight received the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for his book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, which earned accolades from the
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