A Tradition of Excellence
Fulbright alumni have achieved distinction in government, science, the arts, business, philanthropy, education, and athletics.
- 40 Fulbright alumni have served as heads of state or government
- 60 Fulbright alumni from 14 countries have been awarded the Nobel Prize
- 75 Fulbright alumni are MacArthur Foundation Fellows
- 89 Fulbright alumni have received Pulitzer Prizes
Prominent Fulbright alumni include:
- Alexander de Croo, Prime Minister of Belgium;
- John Hope Franklin, noted American historian and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient;
- Muhammad Yunus, founder, Grameen Bank, and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize recipient;
- Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Former President of Croatia;
- Riccardo Giacconi, physicist and 2002 Nobel Laureate;
- Amar Gopal Bose, founder, Bose Corporation;
- Renée Fleming, soprano; and
- Daniel Libeskind, architect.