The United States Educational Foundation in Greece, also called the Fulbright Foundation in Greece, was established in 1948 as a non-profit, non-political educational organization through a binational treaty between the United States and Greece. We take pride in operating the first Fulbright Program in Europe and the second-oldest continuously operating program in the world. The binational approach is the hallmark that distinguishes the Fulbright academic exchange program from most others, either public or private. The Foundation fosters educational and cultural exchanges between the United States and Greece through the Fulbright Scholarship Program and the Fulbright Greece Advising Center.
Since 1948, the Foundation has offered free educational advising services to thousands of individuals and has awarded grants to more than 6,000 Greek and U.S. citizens. The Foundation also provides information about study opportunities in Greece. Grant opportunities are offered in all fields and disciplines to students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists, and artists.
Recruitment for all educational exchange programs is based on open and fair national competition as well as individual merit and academic excellence. Transparency in the selection process is assured through clearly defined eligibility criteria and requirements. Fulbright Greece is fully committed to recognizing the inherent dignity and worth of every person, and to the provision of equal rights and opportunities.
The Foundation engages its alumni in a variety of programs and develops opportunities to further the impact and multiplier effect of Fulbright grants.