The Fulbright Program is one of the world’s most prestigious international educational exchanges. The mission of the program is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries through educational exchange.
The Fulbright Program was established in 1946 under legislation introduced by Arkansas Senator J. William Fulbright. Since its inception more than fifty years ago 255,000 “Fulbrighters,” 96,400 from the United States and 158,600 from other countries, have participated in the Fulbright Program. The Fulbright Program awards approximately 4,500 new grants annually. Being a Fulbright grantee is a unique and life-changing experience. The Fulbright Program creates leaders who will help shape Guatemala’s future.
Find out more about the different Fulbright Programs available in Guatemala below:
- Foreign Student: The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States.
- Fulbright Hubert H. Humphrey: The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States.
- Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA): The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA) is a six-week program for to international secondary school teachers of English, English as a Foreign Language, math, science, and social studies, including special education teachers in those subjects, at a U.S. university.
- Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities (LASPAU): The LASPAU Program enables University Professors from Guatemalan Universities to study a Masters or PhD in the United States of America. Applicants need to be nominated by their Institution.