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Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Reflects

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The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) reflects on their experience supervising the global Fulbright Program.

Discovering American Culture

Nodirjon Siddikov was expecting many things when he came to Rochester, New York, as part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program in 2009, but a vibrant food culture was not one of them.

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute Alumnus Reflects on His Fellowship

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Daniel Voda, a 2010 BFTF Alumnus from Moldova, reflects on his experience at the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute.

My Extended Minnesota Family

Fahmida Zaman sometimes missed her family in Bangladesh during her Global Undergraduate Exchange Program experience. She spent the better part of 2012 at St. Catherine University in Minnesota, well removed from her home. But, she is thankful for the connections she made with professors, her “friendship family,” American and international students, and one very memorable meeting with another Bangladeshi.

Inspired to Volunteer and Motivated to Change

When Reham Al-Eryani applied to the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program she was motivated by a desire to experience American culture first-hand.

TechGirls 2013: A Network of Young Innovators

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TechGirls is an international exchange program designed to empower young girls from the Middle East and North Africa with the knowledge and resources to pursue higher education and careers in technology.

Finding Her Voice in Bosnia

Katie’s passion for culture, language, and food was a perfect fit in Bosnia.

Finding a Second family in Thailand

"Take the leap into the unknown. It will be the best choice you make..."

New Year's Eve in Dubai

Before traveling to Oman on the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Program, Dylan Hoey had never left the United States.

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