US Secretary of State John Kerry congratulated the Fulbright Program in a statement Thursday: "The Fulbright Program is extraordinary. I know that as the father of a Fulbright Scholar, and I know it as a Secretary of State who travels and meets enormous numbers of foreign leaders – in parliaments and palaces – whose first connection to America was through Fulbright." >>more
Prior award recipients include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Red Cross, and Nelson Mandela. For more information, please see The Alliance for International Education website.