Notable Fulbright Alumni - Heads of State


Notable Fulbright Alumni who have served as Heads of State.

Name Position Fulbright Award Photo
Garry Conille Prime Minister
Haiti 2011-Present
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1998 Garry Conille
Juan Manuel Santos President
Colombia 2010-Present
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1980 Juan Manuel Santos
Iveta Radičová Prime Minister
Slovak Republic 2010-Present
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 1999, 1998 Iveta Radičová
Sebastián E. Piñera President
Chile 2010-Present
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1974, 1973 Sebastián E. Piñera
John Evans Atta Mills President
Ghana 2009-Present
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1970 John Evans Atta Mills
Colville Norbert Young Governor General
Belize 1993-Present
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 1992, 1991 Colville Norbert Young
Sidi Mohamed Boubacar Prime Minister
Mauritania 2005-2007, 1992-1996
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 1992, 1991 Sidi Mohamed Boubacar
Marek Marian Belka Prime Minister
Poland 2004-2005
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1979, 1978 Marek Marian Belka
Gerard R Latortue Prime Minister
Haiti 2004-2006
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 1963 Gerard R Latortue
Beatriz Merino Lucero Prime Minister
Peru 2003
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1976 Beatriz Merino Lucero
Zlatko Lagumdzija Chairman Council of Ministers
of Bosnia and Herzegovina 2001-2002
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 1988 Zlatko Lagumdzija
Ivy Leona Dumont Governor General
Bahamas 2001-2005
Fulbright Foreign Teacher Exchange Program 1962 Ivy Leona Dumont
Alejandro T. Manrique President
Peru 2001-2006
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 1984 Alejandro T. Manrique
Giuliano Amato Prime Minister
Italy 2000-2001, 1992-1993
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1962 Giuliano Amato
Jamil Mahuad Witt President
Ecuador 1998-2000
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1988 Jamil Mahuad Witt
Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz Prime Minister
Poland 1996-1997
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 1980 Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz
Lamberto Dini Prime Minister
Italy 1995-1996
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1957 Lamberto Dini
Fernando H. Cardoso President
Brazil 1995-2003
Fulbright Seminar Programs 1986 Fernando H. Cardoso
Ingvar Gosta Carlsson Prime Minister
Sweden 1994-1996, 1986-1991
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1960, 1997 Ingvar Gosta Carlsson
Abdul Ghani Abdul Aziz Prime Minister
Yemen 1994-1997
Fulbright Abdul Ghani Abdul Aziz
Pascoal M. Mocumbi Prime Minister
Mozambique 1994-2004
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1961 Pascoal M. Mocumbi
Moeenuddin A. Qureshi Prime Minister
Pakistan 1993
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1951 Moeenuddin A. Qureshi
Andreas Papandreou Prime Minister
Greece 1993-1996, 1981-1989
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 1959 Andreas Papandreou
Hyun Seung-Jong Prime Minister
South Korea 1992-1993
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1955 Hyun Seung-Jong
Lee Hyun Jae Prime Minister
South Korea 1998
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1971 Lee Hyun Jae
Lee Han Key Prime Minister
South Korea 1987
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1955, 1954 Lee Han Key
Zelman Cowen Governor General
Australia 1977-1982
Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 1953 Zelman Cowen
Wallace E Rowling Prime Minister
New Zealand 1974-1975
Fulbright Foreign Teacher Exchange Program 1955 Wallace E Rowling
Kofi Abrefa Busia Prime Minister
Ghana 1969-1972
Fulbright Foreign Student Program 1954 Kofi Abrefa Busia