October 1, 2011-September 30, 2012

Fulbright Center Statistics 2012

  • Over 4,350 direct client contacts of which approximately 45% were international education professionals. In addition, we participated in large events e.g. study fairs, with 1,850 client contacts.
  • 72 information sessions and events
  • 152,000 pageviews on the website

Grant Programs

  • Total of 86 grantees (45 Finnish grantees, 41 U.S. grantees)
  • Total of EUR 880,000 awarded as grants, co-sponsored grants included

Fulbright Center Funding

  • 73% from Finland (Trust Fund, private foundations, Finnish universities, Finnish government, other)
  • 26% from the United States (20% the U.S. Government, 6% other)
  • 1 % from Canada

Highlights of 2012

  • 60th Anniversary of the Signing of the Fulbright Agreement Between the Governments of the United States and Finland

Multiple events recognizing the anniversary held both in Finland and the United States:

  • Friends of Fulbright Finland Reception hosted by the Finnish Embassy in Washington D.C.
  • Grant Award Ceremony in honor of the Finnish Fulbright Center Grantees 2012 – 2013 and Reception at the House of Estates hosted by the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • 4th of July Celebration at the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki

Launch of the Friends of Fulbright Finland (FoFF) Alumni Endowment Campaign in the United States

Special enrichment events and seminars for grantees (such as)

  • Grantee trip to Lapland
  • Invitations to the Finnish Parliament and Espoo Museum of Modern Art EMMA
  • Fulbright seminars in Turku, Tampere, Berlin and Brussels

U.S. Study Tour: Alumni Relations and Institutional Giving
The Fulbright Center organized a study tour for Finnish University alumni coordinators and development officers
For study tour program, presentations and report

New Grant Programs