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Fulbright Association

60

Chapters

165

Countries

370000

Fulbright Recipients
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ADVOCATE FOR FULBRIGHT

The Fulbright Association is the unified voice for alumni and supporters of the Fulbright Program. We monitor shifts in federal budget priorities and work to ensure full funding of the program by building strong relationships with key leaders in Congress, at the Department of State, and in the international community. We educate them about the impact of the Fulbright Program on American leadership, national security, local economies, international alliances, and higher education. We advocate on Capitol Hill throughout the year and during designated Fulbright Advocacy Days with the help of our members, and our local chapters lead grassroots efforts across the U.S.

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ENGAGE & NETWORK WITH ALUMNI

We engage thousands of alumni and hundreds of institutional members through our 60 chapters nationwide. Each year, Fulbright Association chapters sponsor over 230 social, educational, and service events that connect alumni, visiting scholars, and their communities. Alumni also foster lifelong connections across our worldwide community through online networking and international travel programs. Through our national and global programs, alumni continue to pursue the Fulbright goal of mutual understanding through cultural interactions and service in areas such as sustainability and international education.

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EDUCATE & RAISE AWARENESS

Our members share their Fulbright experiences with their local communities, and our chapters host and mentor international students and scholars in their regions. Our national conference is a provocative forum for research, cultural exchange, the performing arts, and public policy. We award the prestigious Fulbright Prize to world leaders who have contributed to international understanding, including Nelson Mandela, Colin Powell, and Bill and Melinda Gates. We build awareness among the public, media, and educators about the Fulbright Program and the critical role it plays in creating mutual understanding between nations and cultures.

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Invest in the Fulbright Association

As you consider making a donation, reflect on your Fulbright experience and the impact of international exchange – and listen to why fellow Fulbright alumni have decided to contribute.

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National Conference and Advocacy Day
Fulbright: Now More Than Ever



The Fulbright Association will be marking its 40th Anniversary by gathering the Fulbright community for its annual conference,
Fulbright: Now More Than Ever, from November 4-7, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Saturday, November 4

•   Chapter Leadership Workshop (all day)
•   Opening reception at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill (6:00-9:00pm)

Sunday, November 5

•  Conference sessions and panels (all day)
•  Career Counseling Sessions for Young Professionals (Click here to sign up for a session)
•  Awards Gala at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill (6:00-9:00pm)

Monday, November 6

•  Fulbright Association Annual Meeting
•  Conference sessions and panels (all day)
•  Training session for Advocacy Day participants
•  Reception at the Embassy of Canada to the United States (6:00-8:00pm)

Tuesday, November 7

•  Fulbright Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill
•  Closing reception at the Embassy of Brazil in Washington, D.C. (6:00-8:00pm)

Upcoming Travel Programs

The Fulbright Association has big plans to send Fulbrighters and supporters around the world to learn, connect and build lasting bridges over the next year. Here are some of our future trips that will open for registration soon!

Service Corps Trip to Albania and Greece, May 2018

Insight Trip to Slovenia, June 2018

Service Corps Trip to Malawi, July 2018

Cruise through the Amazon, September/October 2018

Travel and Experience the World with Fulbrighters

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Would you like to join an interest list for an upcoming trip that hasn’t yet opened for registration? Click here, and we will contact you as soon as the trip opens to ensure you get a spot!

Fulbright Store


Whether buying a memento from your time as a Fulbrighter, a birthday or holiday gift, or you just are on the market to support a great organization, you are in the right spot! These items are available as supplies last.