AMIDEAST West Bank/Gaza is pleased to announce the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for 2016‐2017. Established by the US Congress in 1946, the Fulbright Program was founded to foster mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchange. Palestinians in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and Gaza Strip are invited to apply for Fulbright scholarships for graduate study in the United States for the 2016‐2017 academic year. Funding will be granted for two years of study in a Master’s program. Fulbright Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership qualities, and a commitment to improving cross‐cultural relations through international exchange.