The Year in Focus

October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019

Highlights

 
Grant Programs

  • Over EUR 1,8 million awarded as grants, co-sponsored grants included
  • Total of 112 grantees (52 grantees to the U.S., 60 U.S. grantees to Finland)
  • Altogether 22 grant programs to the U.S.: 10 for students, 8 for researchers, 4 for professionals
  • Altogether 23 grant programs to Finland: 5 for students, 13 for researchers and 5 for professionals and specialists

Alumni

  • Hundreds of active alumni in Finland and the United States serving as experts, academic reviewers, Board members, and in various other capacities related to the Fulbright Finland Foundation and its programs.
  • In the U.S., there are 724 Fulbright Finland U.S. alumni within the Friends of Fulbright Finland Network
  • Total of 72 American alumni serve in the Welcome Network in the U.S. 
  • Total of 160 members in the ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association in Finland
  • 48 Finnish alumni participated in the Buddy Program in Finland serving as friends and mentors for U.S. grantees

Fulbright Finland Statistics 2019

  • Over 4 400 client contacts in total, event participants included, out of which over 850 Fulbright Speaker program participants. 39 % of all contacts, event participants included, were international educational professionals.
  • 74 information sessions, seminars, conferences, and Fulbright Speaker Program sessions throughout Finland
  • Website: over 248 700 page views and 76 000 website visitors.
  • Fulbright Finland News magazines: printed circulation 800 and digital reach over 2 800.
  • Social media followers: Facebook 2 854; Twitter 1 187; Instagram 591; LinkedIn 386; YouTube 9 282 views.