Fulbright Connects With the Muslim World

New and renewed programs extend outreach to key countries

The Fulbright Program has long emphasized that its mission is about diplomacy as much as scholarship. In recent years the United States' best-known academic-exchange program has focused on the Muslim world, renewing or strengthening ties with what program officials call "critical" countries and establishing a new short-term visiting-scholar program for professors from predominantly Muslim countries.

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