“International educational exchange is the most significant current project designed to continue the process of humanizing mankind to the point, we would hope, that men can learn to live in peace — eventually even to cooperate in constructive activities rather than compete in a mindless contest of mutual destruction…. We must try to expand the boundaries of human wisdom, empathy and perception, and there is no way of doing that except through education.

Educational exchange can turn nations into people, contributing as no other form of communication can to the humanizing of international relations. Man’s capacity for decent behavior seems to vary directly with his perception of others as individual humans with human motives and feelings, whereas his capacity for barbarism seems related to his perception of an adversary in abstract terms, as the embodiment, that is, of some evil design or ideology.


To date, Malaysia’s Fulbright program has seen over a thousand citizens of both nationas participating in the exceptional academic endeavours offered by Fulbright. Since our inception in 1963, over 750 Malaysians have traveled to the United States with over 400 Americans coming over to Malaysia. This year, the Malaysia’s Fulbright program is committed to sending and receiving more Malaysians and American alike across borders to further promote educational exchanges. Click on the menu to the right to browse the current and past Malaysian and American Fulbrighters.

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This much coveted Fulbright scholarship is awarded to deserving Malaysian scholars who have displayed exemplary skills and knowledge in their respective fields and area of study.

If you would like to be a part of the Fulbright experience, the scholarship will be made available and will be announced on the website from March to October each year.

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Education Events & Updates

June 21, 2022 in Fulbright News

Job Opening: Executive Assistant

MACEE is hiring!
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October 17, 2019 in Fulbright News

Workshop on Group Work Concept by U.S. Fulbright Specialist, Dr. Robert Conyne

"MACEE welcomes the 100 Americans from 35 states and the District of Columbia"
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October 16, 2019 in Fulbright News

Tutur bahasa Inggeris tak bermakna lupa tradisi, kata Permaisuri Agong

KUANTAN: Bertutur dalam bahasa Inggeris tidak bermakna kita melupakan tradisi kita, juga ia bukan bermaksud meninggalkan identiti kita, kata Raja…
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October 16, 2019 in Fulbright News

Program ETA berjaya tingkat kemahiran, penguasaan Bahasa Inggeris

Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah bertitah, selain membantu pelajar menguasai bahasa Inggeris, program itu juga membantu mempereratkan…
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September 26, 2022 in Fulbright Programs

FY 2023-2024 Fulbright Malaysia Professional Exchange Program (Deadline: December 15, 2022)

The grant is for mid-career Malaysian professionals to broaden their experiences through consultation, internship, participation in seminars, workshops and other…
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September 23, 2022 in Fulbright Programs

FY 2023-2024 Fulbright Malaysia Scholar Program (Deadline: December 15, 2022)

Applications are now invited from the qualified Malaysian scholars to undertake a 3-6 months of research/lecturing at American universities
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July 16, 2022 in Fulbright Programs

FY2022-2023 Fulbright Specialist Program (Deadline: August 30, 2022)

The program is a field-driven initiative in which Malaysian host institution conceptualize and design project of interest in the communication…
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April 26, 2022 in Fulbright Programs

FY 2023-2024 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program [Mid-Career Training in the United States of America] (Deadline: July 18, 2022)

The program brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals to the U.S. for a year of non-degree graduate level study, leadership…
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Fulbright Alumni Association of Malaysia was formed in 1998. The nascent Alumni was first mooted on April 12th 1996 and formally registered in mid-1997. It seeks to galvanise the vast and varied interests of the Malaysian and U.S. Fulbright community in furtherance of the famed Fulbright vision…

The essence of the intercultural education is the acquisition of empathy, the ability to see the world as the others see it, and to allow for the possibility that others may see it more accurately…”
J. William Fulbright

The main purpose of the Association is to function as a forum to exchange the opinion and to strengthen social and professional relationship among the members of the Association towards the development of J. William Fulbright professionalism and individualism of all members.

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