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 galvanize the vast and varied interests of the
Malaysian and U.S. Fulbright community in furtherance of the famed
Fulbright vision…Plan, arrange and carry out projects, activities or programs on community
development and enabled members of the Association to contribute knowledge,
expertise and experiences in particular fields related to the community at
The essence of intercultural education is the acquisition of empathy, the
ability to see the world as 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 opinions and to strengthen social and professional relationships
among the members of the Association towards the development of J. William
Fulbright professionalism and individualism of all members.
Apart from that, the Association also hopes to:
Plan and arrange relationships between the Association and agencies,
institutions and other individuals in order to ease the members of the
Association to contribute knowledge, expertise, and experiences of their
particular field, for the development of the community.
To create and strengthen relationships between the Association and agencies
of the Fulbright Program organizer in the United States and other Alumni
Associations around the world for the development of professionalism and
sociality of the Association members.
To set up and manage trust funds from time to time to sponsor and deal with
certain projects as contributions to the development of the community.