American Fulbrighters
The Sciences

"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 in England.


An American woman and a Fulbright instructor study archeological ruins in Athens, Greece.

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