"We are all finding out that the progress of science and the advancement of the creative arts are cooperative ventures in the modern world and that bilateralism is a must."
Henri Bonnet, French ambassador to the United States,
in remarks praising the Fulbright Act, before the French government had
a program in place. A Fulbright agreement with France was signed in 1948.
Beverly Cooper, one of the first Fulbrighters in New Zealand, studies a Maori canoe at the Canterbury Museum, Canterbury University College, Wellington. She received a scholarship to study Maori folklore in 1949-50.
Photograph courtesy of Time-Life.
John H. Shropshire, American graduate student from Connecticut (right), and
shepherd Harry Whitton (left) are at work in the sheep fold. Shropshire received
a Fulbright scholarship in 1955 to pursue studies in animal husbandry at the University of Reading
An American woman and a Fulbright instructor study archeological ruins in Athens, Greece.