The Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal

The Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal honors Fulbright alumni whose distinguished careers and civic and cultural contributions have sought to expand the boundaries of human wisdom, empathy, and perception. Recipients of the Medal show exemplary commitments to creative leadership and liberal education. The Achievement Medal was first awarded in 2000.

Lifetime Achievement Medal Laureates

David Bradley

2017

Dick Arndt

2016

Maurizio Gianturco

2015

Renee Fleming

2011

Milton Glaser

2011

John Lithgow

2011

Rita Dove

2009

Philip Glass

2009

Ruth Owades

2009

Craig R. Barrett

2007

John Hope Franklin

2007

Shirley Strum Kenny

2007

Rita E. Hauser

2005

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg

2005

John Mendelsohn

2005

Jean-Pierre Garnier

2002

Thomas R. Pickering

2002

Ruth Simmons

2002

Arlene Alda

2000

Barbara Knowles Debs

2000

Richard A. Debs

2000