The Year in Focus 2010

(1.10.2009-31.9.2010)

Fulbright Center Statistics 2010

  • Over 5,700 direct client contacts of which approximately 30% were international education professionals
  • 71 information sessions and events with 2,000 participants
  • 166,000 pageviews on the website

Grant Programs

  • Total of 79 grantees
  • 47 Finnish grantees
  • 32 American grantees
  • Cost-share funding included, total of EUR 800,000 given out as grants
  • 3,500 Finnish and 1,500 American grantees since beginning of ASLA program in 1949.

Fulbright Center Funding

  • 69 % from Finland (Trust Fund, private foundations, Finnish universities, Finnish government)
  • 30 % from the United States (24% the U.S. Government, 6% other)
  • 1 % from Canada

Highlights of 2010

Fulbright Grant Award Ceremony and the Closing Event of the ASLA-Fulbright 60 Year Celebrations
The Event honoring the Finnish Fulbright Grantees for 2010-2011 at Säätytalo, House of the Estates, was hosted by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Department for Communications and Culture.
>> Photos from the event

Study Tour
The Fulbright Center organized in cooperation with IIE a study tour for higher education professionals appointed by the Academy of Finland on graduate education in the United States.
>> Tour program, presentations and reports.

New Grant Programs

  • ASLA-Fulbright Pre-Doctoral Research Fellows Program
  • Fulbright-Aalto University Distinguished Chair
  • Fulbright-University of Turku Scholar Award
  • Fulbright-University of Helsinki Graduate Award