Reception at The American Embassy Residence

On Tuesday, June 13th, Fulbright Denmark grantees, both Danes and Americans; members of the Fulbright Board;  and friends and university contacts were invited to “Rydhave” , the Residence of the American Ambassador H.E. Alan Leventhal. The American Ambassador is Honorary Chair of the Fulbright Denmark Board.

The remarks to the Danish grantees getting ready to go to the U.S.A. in Fall 2023, and the 7 remaining American grantees, who will soon go back to the U.S.A. were made by the Ambassador and the Deputy Chief of Mission Jennifer Hall Godfrey on the American side, and Pernille Ulrich, Chair of the Fulbright Board, Head of Divison at the Danish Agency of Higher Education and Science, representing the Danish side of the binational cooperation. Fulbright Executive Director Marie Mønsted, Fulbright Denmark also spoke to the grantees and took part of presenting the  American grantees with their certificates.

Recognizing the significant impact of the Fulbright program through its grantees, this reception did both function as a Pre-departure for Fulbright Denmark’s Danish Grantees for the year 2023-2024, and a farewell party graduating Fulbright Denmarks American Grantees for the year 2022-2023.

This gathering paid homage to the collaborative efforts that have shaped the Fulbright Program’s legacy, fostering strong bonds between the United States and Denmark. The event showcased the power of educational exchange in promoting goodwill and international cooperation, paving the way for a brighter and more interconnected future.

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