History and Mission
Fulbright: Promoting mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.
In the middle of the XX century, U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright submitted to Congress a project that would change the history of academic and cultural exchanges forever. Facing the devastation left by World War II, Senator Fulbright came to the conclusion….(read more)
The Fulbright Program offers fellowships for U.S. citizens to study, conduct research, or teach English for an academic year. If you are a graduating college senior, a graduate student, a young professional or an artist with an interest in gaining international experience, you can request a Student or English Teaching Assistant award.
U.S. faculty and professionals with teaching experience can apply for teaching/ research awards at overseas academic institutions. The Fulbright Commission in Argentina welcomes applications from scholars in a variety of disciplines for three months’ lecturing/research or for short- term collaborative projects with institutions of higher education.
Teachers and Administrators can participate in a Fulbright exchange experience in Argentina. Qualified teachers will be selected to study, conduct research, teach classes, or develop projects at Argentine universities. School Principals may apply for a short-term development opportunity to work with a partner at an Argentine school for three weeks.
We are delighted to feature Steve Coger, a student from the U.S., who in 2009 won the Fulbright Teaching Assistant award. Steve spent the year in Argentina as a member of a fourteen student team who came to our country with the mission to help future English teachers improve their English skills. He was assigned [...]
Humphrey fellow 2011, Graciela Guzmán presents her experience in the School of Public Affairs of the University of Minnesota. Graciela is a leader that advocates for equal opportunities and access to higher education and professional development for students in Argentina. During her year in the Humphrey Program, Ms. Guzmán was able to explore new paths [...]
After a very competitive process, the Argentine Fulbright Commission selected 7 highly qualified undergraduate students from Argentina for a U.S. Government-sponsored seminar entitled “The Quest for Human Rights and Social Justice”. Starting on January 7th, the selected participants from Argentina, and an equivalent number of students from Chile and Uruguay will attend this 5 week [...]
We are proud to inform you that María Gisela Corradini’s article has won ArgenINTA’s first prize in the category: Basic and Applied Research on Food Quality. Dr. Corradini holds a Ph.D. on Food Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst which she completed in 2004 with the support of a Fulbright scholarship. After finishing graduate [...]
With the support of the Fulbright Specialist Program, Assistant Professor from the University of New Mexico, Marcy Litvak visited Argentina last July with a project aimed to update Argentinean agricultural and environmental researchers’ in “tower” (gas flux) approaches to assess ecosystem functioning and regional water and carbon cycles. During her stay in Argentina, Professor Litvak [...]
On Tuesday, October 25th, the Fulbright Commission welcomed a group of Gilman students who are currently benefiting from this study abroad opportunity in Argentina. The Benjamin Gilman Program offers grants for U.S. undergraduate students with financial needs to pursue study abroad programs in non traditional destinations. During this gathering, Norma González, Fulbright Executive Director, encouraged [...]
Among the paleontology researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara engaged in collecting new fossil specimens in the Andes range is Daniel Luna, a Fulbright fellow who arrived in Argentina last March and joined this research team quite recently. After working with the team in studying and classifying the remains of these mammals that [...]
Some exchanges like the one started by Amelia Arraya (from Jujuy, Argentina) and Martin Van Opdorp (from Reston, Virginia) in 2002 are still vibrantly sound and flourishing. Martin and Amelia have continued and strengthened their professional relationship by feeding their intercultural teaching over the years. The Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program that allowed Martin and Amelia [...]
Receiving a Fulbright fellowship in 2004 allowed Natasha Keith to spend a year interning at Fundación Instituto Leloir . This was a turning point in Natasha’s life, which led her to seek admission at UC Berkeley for graduate studies in Biochemistry. After years of full dedication to the field, in December, 2010 Natasha finished her [...]
Dr. Mariano Sironi received a Fulbright scholarship in 1998 to pursue doctoral studies in Zoology at the University of Wisconsin. Back in Argentina, Mariano was one of the founding members of the Argentine Whale Conservation Institute (ICB), a non governmental organization based in Buenos Aires which is a chapter of the Whale Conservation Institute / [...]