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Columbia Tops in Fulbrights

In February, Columbia was named a top-producing institution for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, with 31 awardees in 2020–21. The University has been on the top-producing list for the last 10 years. The awardees included 18 College affiliates, who received grants to pursue independent research, postgraduate studies or English Teaching Assistantships, in locations ranging from Argentina, to Vietnam, to the Netherlands. Established in 1946, the Fulbright program is the most widely recognized and prestigious international exchange program in the world. It operates in more than 160 countries and facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction in the classroom, field and home, and in daily life.