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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….

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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 - Administrators

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.

Recent Articles

A teaching assistant from the U.S. in Patagonia

Presented here is the story of Weddy Worjroh, winner of a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in 2013. A graduate of Villanova University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Weddy taught English at the Provincial Institute of Higher Education in Caleta Olivia, one of the southernmost cities of Argentina, located in the province of Santa Cruz in the Patagonia […]

Important Announcement


We are happy to announce the appointment of Rebecca Bill Chavez as the new Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere affairs. After graduating from Princeton University, Ms. Bill Chávez spent a year in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as a Fulbright scholar. During most of 1994, Ms. Chávez conducted research on the Rule of Law, […]

From lab to neighborhood


Through temporary science exhibits, we aim to empower critical and analytical thinking in children living in low-income neighborhoods. Kids will increase their interest in and understand science while having fun! Goals: Our main goal is to promote the development of creativity and scientific thinking of youth from underserved communities. We plan to achieve this objective […]

Steve Coger

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 […]

Graciela Guzmán

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 […]

University students from Argentina will participate in a Seminar for Student Leaders in Boston


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 […]

Maria Corradini’s paper gets first prize in ArgenINTA’s competition


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 […]

Ecosystem ecologist from New Mexico Marcy Litvak in flux towers in Argentina


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 […]

Gathering with Gilman Fellows at the Fulbright Commission


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 […]

Daniel Luna


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 […]

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