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Deadline to apply for the 2021-22 Academic Cycle was on June 30th
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Alumni Inspiration

The legacy of Nina for women and sports

The name Nina Brekelman means a lot to the Fulbright family, and especially the Commission in Jordan; her legacy empowering women and girls through sports lives on through her foundation five years later.

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Dr. Tolarba returns to Jordan as Director of Global Standards & Qualifications at CGFNS International

Dr. Tolarba, a Fulbright Alumnus from the 2019-2020 U.S. Scholar Award returns to Jordan after being appointed for a new position at CGFNS

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Fulbright Alumni Awarded For Article In Occupational Therapy

Dr. Darawsheh is an associate professor at the University of Jordan and a Fulbright Visiting Scholar Alumna who recently received an award for a published paper.

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News & Updates


The Fulbright Commission in Jordan appoints new Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Binational Fulbright Commission in Jordan is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Issam Khoury as the new Executive Director


Executive Director Alain McNamara retires after 26 years of outstanding service and leadership at the Binational Fulbright Commission

In the fall of 2019, Mr. Alain McNamara announced his plans to retire in the early Summer of 2020 after serving as the executive director of the Fulbright Commission in Jordan since its inception in 1994.


Choosing Your Perspective: Finding Adventure in the Middle of a Crisis

Dr. Casey Allen publishes an article in the May issue of the Geographical Bulletin about his experience evacuating from Jordan with his wife and fellow Fulbright Alumna Dr. Kaelin Groom during the current COVID-19 pandemic

Useful Resources

Once a Fulbrighter, Always a Fulbrighter: Advice on your Fulbright Application and Journey

Lamia shares her experience applying for the Fulbright Pre-Doctoral Award along with valuable advice for interested candidates. She is a Jordanian Fulbrighter (2019-2020 Cohort) who is currently studying TESOL at Murray State University.

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