The 75th Anniversary of Fulbright Program

We The Foundation for Scholarly for Exchange invite you to celebrate the Fulbright Program’s 75th Anniversary. At the same time, we are pleased to announce the “Fulbright Taiwan Day” will be on November 15.

As the leading international educational and cultural exchange program around the world, the Fulbright Program has in partnership with more than 160 countries worldwide. To the present, the Fulbright Program has given more than 400,000 students, scholars, teachers, artists and scientists the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas, and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.

The Fulbright Taiwan Program, established in 1957, is administered by the Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (FSE). Over the past sixty years, FSE has sent more than 1,700 Taiwan grantees to the U.S. and brought more than 2,100 U.S. grantees to Taiwan. In Taiwan, the Fulbright alumni play important roles in a wide range in the public sector, academia, the arts, business, civil society, media, and education. Many of them are Taiwan’s high-level officers, university presidents, renowned artists, and social activists, including former Vice Premier and Minister of Finance Paul Chiu, former Premier Yi-Huah Jiang, former Interior and Education Minister Jiunn-Rong Yeh, former Transportation Minister Tan Ho-Chen, Vice President of Shin-Kong Bank Jih-Chu Lee, former VP of Goldman Sachs Robert Sung, founder of Cloud Gate Dance Theater Hwai-Min Lin, Director of the National Performing Arts Center Tzong-Ching Ju, and National Policy Advisor to the President & Professor of National Chengchi University Dr. Jing-Jyi Wu.

See AIT’s post also

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