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Festival of Fulbright

Hosted by Durham University, the Festival of Fulbright was organised by the UK Fulbright Alumni Council, with support from the US Embassy and US-UK Fulbright Commission.

This was the first in a trio of events held to celebrate the partnership between the US and UK, and brought together a wide range of stakeholders to share knowledge and experiences focused on enhancing international educational exchange.

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Arlene Holmes-Henderson: The Future is Fulbright!

This month, we see the Festival of Fulbright come to a close with a final event at the US Embassy on 8th May.

In this piece, Dr Arlene Holmes-Henderson gives a wonderful insight into the festival that all began at Durham earlier this year.
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Fulbright Student Awards to the UK

The Fulbright Durham University Award covers the first year of any master's or doctoral degree programme offered by the university. Applications for academic year 2025-26 are now open and are facilitated by the Fulbright Postgraduate Student Awards programme.

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University student
Devoting the first year of my postgraduate studies to research among cosmology's brightest minds at Durham is a true luxury. The Fulbright scholarship has enabled me to work on a project that will make an immediate contribution to one of the world's largest dark energy experiments.

Sasha Safanova
Durham Fulbright Scholar 2018-2019



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Fulbright-Durham Scholar Awards to the UK

Fulbright Scholar Awards offer postdoctoral, academic and professional opportunities to research and/or lecture at recognised UK higher education institutions. Applications for academic year 2025-26 are now open and are facilitated by the Fulbright Scholar Programme.

Find out more about the Scholar Award