A Fulbright Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships that you can get. The Fulbright name itself is very well-known and the Fulbright Program provides over 8,000 grants every year to more than 300,000 people since 2010. The Fulbright Scholarship is sponsored from the U.S. Department of Education so if you do get a Fulbright Scholarship, you know that it is backed by the U.S. government.
There are a number of individuals who have received a Fulbright Scholarship and gone on to build their careers and receive Nobel Prizes and Pulitzer Prizes. Fulbright Scholarships are given to graduate students, professionals, scholars, teachers, and administrators. Fulbright is unique because it is the most widely recognized and prestigious international exchange program in the world. It was created and designed to support the growth of understanding between people in the U.S. and other foreign countries.