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In Memoriam

USEFP regrets to announce the passing of Harriet Mayor Fulbright, the first Executive Director of the Fulbright Association and Senator J. William Fulbright’s widow. Other than the Senator, Harriet was the Fulbright Program’s greatest ambassador and advocate. Her demise marks the end of an era and the loss of a ...
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Almost 300 Interviews Later, the Fulbright 2024 Cohort Emerges

 Each year, selecting the Fulbright student cohort is not easy – and this year, too, was no exception. Our Programs department received 1,304 applications from 139 universities across the country. Of these, 134 were chosen: 114 for Master’s and 20 for PhD programs. A fastidious process To pick the most ...
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From Theater to Entrepreneurship, Fulbright Specialists Form Enriching Connections in Pakistan

Over the past few months, U.S. professionals and scholars visited Pakistan under the Fulbright Specialist program for two to six weeks to undertake collaborative projects with their counterparts in educational institutions across the country.  While their projects covered a wide range of subjects, the end goal remained the same: developing ...
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2024 Fulbright Program Announced

The eagerly awaited 2024 Fulbright Student competition for Master’s and PhD level students commenced in January, with the closing date set for April 12. The announcement received wide press coverage. In a message to potential applicants, USEFP Executive Director Rita Akhtar encouraged talented students and working professionals to learn more ...
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Application Call for Humphrey Fellowship and FLTA Program

USEFP also announced two competitive non-degree programs this quarter: the 2024 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship and the 2024 Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program. The Humphrey Fellowship is a 10- to 12-month program that targets mid-level professionals who want to build on their knowledge base by enrolling in non-degree coursework ...
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