I am truly grateful for the experiences I have been able to have. Joining the Fulbright Program can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but it can…
I have been able to volunteer with refugees from around the world through several organizations ... I am grateful that serving as a US teaching…
"I am ever so grateful to the Fulbright program and to the people who make it possible for my love of Austria, their literature, their history, their music and culture..."
"If I had to decide on the most rewarding year in my (adult) life, it would be without a doubt my year as a Fulbright teaching assistant ..."
"...I knew that I would have exciting opportunities to teach in one of the world's most engaging cities. I did not know, however, that my experience would lead to more than 25 years of collaboration, international programs, and scholarly work..."
"... there are so many things that cost nothing: the wonderful friendship of so many people, the beautiful countryside of Ohio, my classes, studying in the library and at home, the smell of popcorn ..., and especially my deep feeling of gratitude toward all those people who contributed to my scholarship."
"I don't know if I will have the opportunity to live [in today´s Vienna] as I did the city of decades past, but I still dream of it ... It gave my succeeding career enormous depth and diversity of knowledge. Nothing short of a Fulbright could have ever been so formative and inspiring."
"All of this would not have been possible without this important time that I spent in Austria."
"[I] taught several courses on Balkan history to American students during the 1990s, when the Balkan region was in the news every night. Without the generosity of the program, I would not have had the same grasp on that history ..."
"During my first year as a USTA, I was assigned to a Gymnasium that both students and teachers described to me as one of the city's worst. That wasn't at all my experience."
"Looking at the pictures from a recent Austrian Studies Conference I hosted ..., I am reminded of the importance of the support of the Fulbright for so many scholars of Austrian Studies."
"I spoke with the U.S. Ambassador Alexa Wesner and entrepreneur Selma Prodanovic on a panel on women entrepreneurs..."
"In retrospect, now in my mid 80's, I am extremely grateful to the Vienna Fulbright Office for having granted me such wonderful opportunities, not only at Universität Wien but also in experiencing the wonderful city of Vienna."
"I benefited from the Fulbright Program at least twice in my life."
"There is no doubt in my mind that my Fulbright experience was critical in shaping my professional development!"
"... being a Fulbright Student mattered a great deal to me in many ways: having the chance to get to know the United States by establishing lifelong personal friendships, by making professional contacts ..., and by participating in international meetings."
"Even after almost forty years, I am still happy about the advantages the year abroad in America brought to me and my whole family, especially the deep-seated language knowledge and abilities of our daughters...and it all began with the Fulbright Travel Grant in the year 1973"
"What I enjoyed most during my teaching assistantship was sharing Austrian culture."
"These months in 1968/69, the beauty of the American West and my personal encounters with so many friendly and helpful people have filled my heart with gratitude until today."
"It would be fair to say that my time at Berklee, made possible by Fulbright, opened my eyes to the musical possibilities that constitute my current career..."
"It struck me in that moment, that being a Fulbrighter—a "cultural and academic ambassador" with the mission of mutual understanding between cultures—is tied directly to Dr. King's message, and I would be the messenger of that dream..."