The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs unveiled an updated Fulbright Program brand identity today at a Fulbright celebration at the U.S. Capitol.  The updated identity, including a new logo and brand narrative, demonstrates the Fulbright Program’s renewed commitment to its mission: to forge lasting connections, resolve misunderstandings, and help people and nations work together toward common goals.

Since its creation in 1946, the Fulbright program has continually evolved to meet the needs of its participants and stakeholders while remaining one of the most prestigious academic exchange programs in the world. The updated Fulbright brand better enables Fulbright’s broad network of alumni, supporters, and partners to attract the most talented and passionate applicants of all backgrounds, throughout the United States and the world.

Led by the United States government in partnership with 160 other countries, and administered by 49 binational commissions and by U.S. embassies around the world, Fulbright offers academic exchange programs for accomplished students, scholars, artists, teachers, and professionals of all backgrounds – current and emerging leaders who are committed to fostering international understanding.  Over the past 73 years, Fulbright has provided more than 390,000 people worldwide with the opportunity to study, teach, conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to finding solutions to complex international challenges.

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