- (James) William,1905–95, U.S. politician: senator 1945–74.
- a grant awarded under the provisions of the Fulbright Act.
- a person who receives such a grant.
Examples from the Web for fulbright
He moved there on a Fulbright fellowship after college, but only weeks after arriving, he suffered a terrible climbing accident.“Now we wonder why this has all gone so wrong.”
November 26, 2013
Lauren E. Bohn is a 2010-2011 Fulbright fellow and multimedia journalist.Silicon Valley on the Nile?
October 17, 2012
Barton decided to defer his Fulbright teaching scholarship in Russia to work for Mayors for Illegal Guns.Victim of Aurora Shooting Endorses Gun Control
October 2, 2012
He had been a Fulbright film student at Syracuse University, but had returned to Syria to document the uprising.Columbia Student Says Sheherazad Jaafari Doesn’t Belong At Public-Policy School
June 11, 2012
She has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship in creative writing and will be headed to Nairobi, Kenya, in 2011.Respect the Midwest!
January 30, 2011
Word Origin and History for fulbright
typically a reference to U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright (1905-1995) of Arkansas, especially to the Fulbright Act of 1946, which authorized proceeds from sales of U.S. war surplus materials to be used to fund higher education overseas.