The program did not only have a positive impact on my own professional development; it also enabled me to inspire people in the US, whom I would have…
"I have made invaluable connections through the Fulbright Program that have affected my life positively, sometimes in unexpected ways."
"It is easy to overlook the necessity of a program like the Fulbright whose effects are not always easily quantifiable in numbers, output or economically. But after my experiences as a grantee there is absolutely no question of the grave importance of the Fulbright program."
"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..."
"[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."
"...my year was filled to the brim with amazing and wonderful events and people, and opened a world for me that I would never have known otherwise..."
"...without the Fulbright I would not have been able to find the records and archival work that I uncovered..."