About Exchange Alumni

Welcome to the Exchange Alumni community! This site is for past and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs -- including Fulbright, Gilman, and the Mandela Washington Fellowship -- to build on their exchange experiences, network with fellow alumni, and find grants and funding opportunities.

Join us and gain access to these opportunities, plus a variety of paid journals and other online resources -- all for free! You can also share news about your successful projects and celebrate the accomplishments of your fellow alumni around the world.

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Alumni Successes

Read success stories of alumni all over the world.

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Three Exchange Alumni Receive Pulitzers in 2018

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is proud to announce that three of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize winners are alumni of U.S. Department of State exchange programs, including two Fulbright Program alumni and one alumnus of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).

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