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In these uncertain times, it may be helpful to remember that throughout its 75-year history, the Fulbright Program has persisted despite myriad challenges. In that spirit, the sponsors of the Fulbright Program, including the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright Foundation and our cooperating agencies in the United States are working in collaboration to ensure the Fulbright Program operates successfully in the 2020-21 and 2021-2022 academic years.
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Fulbright has responded to the new challenges.
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In addition, on Tuesday, October 6, Fulbright Greece will host its first Virtual University Fair. Visitors will be able to engage with a number of representatives from 84 participating U.S. universities and community colleges, or attend information sessions on Fulbright Scholarships and Graduate Studies in the U.S.
The U.S. based Institute of International Education (IIE) closely follows the developments within the U.S. higher education community. It has published a series of COVID-19 Snapshot Surveys that gives detailed feedback on the changing academic landscape between the start of the pandemic and the peak in summer 2020.
In my nearly two decades as the Executive Director of the Fulbright Foundation in Greece, this has been the most challenging year to date.
Read the full message from Fulbright Executive Director Artemis A. Zenetou: Celebrating 72 Years of Educational and Cultural Exchanges
Fulbright Greece created a Special Edition of its Fulbright Greece E-Newsletter in honor of the 2020-2021 Fulbright Award Recipients, and the Donors who so gracefully support the work and aims of the Foundation.
Exchanges like our flagship Fulbright Program are an investment in the future of U.S.-Greece relations, and we will do everything we can to help ensure that no momentum is lost on that front.
Read the full Message from U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt