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Fulbright Prize to Bono

Bono, U2 lead singer and cofounder of ONE and (RED), to awarded the Fulbright Prize for International Understanding

The Fulbright Association awarded the 2021 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding to Bono, the lead singer of U2 and the co-founder of ONE and (RED), sister organizations dedicated to the fight against extreme poverty, AIDS and other crises impacting the developing world, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. With this award, the Fulbright Association honors Bono’s commitment to seek justice by fighting to end extreme poverty, tackle global health crises, and spur economic development in the poorest parts of the planet.

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About the Prize

About the Prize

The Fulbright Prize for International Understanding honors the world’s most prestigious international exchange program, as well as the legacy of its creator, the late Senator J. William Fulbright.

Since 1993, the Prize has recognized outstanding contributions to promoting peace through greater understanding among peoples, cultures, and nations. The Prize, which includes a US$50,000 award, is presented at a ceremony where the Laureate gives an address.

The Prize has a distinguished history of Laureates, among them Nelson Mandela, Jimmy Carter, Desmond Tutu, Bill Clinton, Vaclav Havel, Corazon Aquino, Mary Robinson, Doctors without Borders, Bill and Melinda Gates, and Angela Merkel.

As the Association’s most important fundraiser, event sponsorships and donations provide critical support to the Fulbright Association’s programs in education, advocacy, and public service, including outreach to under-represented communities.

The Prize also directly benefits the charitable priority of the Laureate. This year, Bono will be donating his $50,000 award to ONE and (RED).

Thank You To Our 2021 Fulbright Prize Sponsors

We are so grateful for the support of our corporate partners, Institutions, and donors, who are committed international education and mutual understanding.

You provide critical support to the Fulbright Association’s programs in education, advocacy, and public service, including outreach to under-represented communities.

Your support also directly benefits the charitable priority of the Laureate, which will be ONE and (RED).

Platinum Sponsor

Gates Foundation – Platinum

Silver Sponsor

Neves

Bronze Sponsors

Broadreach CorporationEgonZehnderGeorgia-PacificNameCoach

Exclusive Live Stream Sponsor

Exclusive Welcome Reception Sponsor

Koppers – Welcome

Exclusive Dessert Reception Sponsor

Rice

Individual Sponsors

4

Kimmelman

Long

Gibbons

College/University Sponsors

ACU

Auburn

Duquesne

Hunter College

Salisbury

Table Sponsors

Baldwin

Bank of America

Beedie

BovenziCooper

EG Reinsch

Gardy – Table

GSI

Hershey

Hunton

Kupanda

Mastercard

Principal

Schmider

Rockefeller

Thrivent Financial

Ulke Rowe

WholeRen

Named Sponsors

DeLucia

Elon

Gervasi

Schein

Lavander

Nadia – Named

Lazarus

Nathan – Named

RMK – Named

Venable

Vogel