Notable Fulbright Alumni - Nobel Prize


Notable Fulbright Alumni who have been awarded the Nobel Prize.

Name Home Country Prize Fulbright Award Photo
2000 - Current
Peter A. Diamond USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 2010
Fulbright Scholar
Italy 1999-00
Peter A. Diamond
Ei-ichi Negishi Japan Nobel Laureate,
Chemistry 2010
Fulbright Student
University of Pennsylvania 1960-63
Ei-ichi Negishi
Oliver Williamson USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 2009
Fulbright Scholar
Italy 1999-00
Oliver Williamson
Jean-Marie Le Clézio France Nobel Laureate,
Literature 2008
Fulbright Scholar
University of California-Santa Cruz 1979
Jean-Marie Le Clézio
Osamu Shimomura Japan Nobel Laureate,
Chemistry 2008
Fulbright Scholar
Princeton University 1960
Osamu Shimomura
Leonid Hurwicz USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 2007
Fulbright Scholar
India 1965-66
Leonid Hurwicz
Muhammad Yunus Bangladesh Nobel Peace Prize,
2006
Fulbright Student
University of Colorado 1965-66
Muhammad Yunus
Roy J. Glauber USA Nobel Laureate,
Physics 2005
Fulbright Scholar
France 1954-55
Roy J. Glauber
Aaron Ciechanover Israel Nobel Laureate,
Chemistry 2004
Fulbright Scholar
Massacusetts Institute of Technology 1981-82
Aaron Ciechanover
Riccardo Giacconi Italy Nobel Laureate,
Physics 2002
Fulbright Scholar
Indiana University 1956-58
Riccardo Giacconi
Masatoshi Koshiba Japan Nobel Laureate,
Physics 2002
Fulbright Student
University of Rochester 1953-55
Masatoshi Koshiba
George A. Akerlof USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 2001
Fulbright Scholar
India 1967-68
George A. Akerlof
Joseph Stiglitz USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 2001
Fulbright Student
United Kingdom 1969-70
Joseph Stiglitz
Alan G. MacDiarmid New Zealand Nobel Laureate,
Chemistry 2000
Fulbright Student
University of Wisconsin 1950
Alan G. MacDiarmid
Alan G. MacDiarmid New Zealand Nobel Laureate,
Chemistry 2000
Fulbright Student
University of Wisconsin 1950
Alan G. MacDiarmid
1990 - 1999
Douglass C. North USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 1993
Fulbright Scholar
Uguguay 1990
Douglass C. North
Erwin Neher Germany Nobel Laureate,
Medicine 1991
Fulbright Student
University of Wisconsin 1966
Erwin Neher
Trygave Haavelmo Norway Nobel Laureate,
Economics 1993
Fulbright Scholar
University of Chicago 1957-58
Trygave Haavelmo
1980 - 1989
Susumu Tonegaw Japan Nobel Laureate,
Medicine 1987
Fulbright Student
University of California San Diego 1963
Susumu Tonegaw
James M. Buchanan USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 1986
Fulbright Scholar
Italy, United Kingdom 1955-56, 1961-62
James M. Buchanan
Franco Modigliani USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 1985
Fulbright Scholar
Italy 1961-62
Franco Modigliani
Carlo Rubbia USA Nobel Laureate,
Physics 1984
Fulbright Scholar
Columbia University 1958-59
Carlo Rubbia
William Alfred Fowler USA Nobel Laureate,
Physics 1983
Fulbright Student
United Kingdom 1954-55
William Alfred Fowler
Bengt Samuelson Sweden Nobel Laureate,
Medicine 1982
Fulbright Scholar
Harvard University 1961
Bengt Samuelson
1970 - 1979
Philip W. Anderson USA Nobel Laureate,
Physics 1977
Fulbright Scholar
Japan 1953-54
Philip W. Anderson
Rosalyn S. Yalow USA Nobel Laureate,
Medicine 1977
Fulbright Scholar
Portugal
Rosalyn S. Yalow
Milton Friedman USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 1976
Fulbright Scholar
United Kingdom 1953-54
Milton Friedman
Henry Kissinger USA Nobel Peace Prize,
1973
Fulbright Specialist
India 1962-63
Henry Kissinger
Wassily Leontief USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 1973
Fulbright Scholar
France 1961-62
Wassily Leontief
Kenneth Arrow USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 1972
Fulbright Scholar
Italy 1995
Kenneth Arrow
Paul Samuelson USA Nobel Laureate,
Economics 1970
Fulbright Scholar
Asia 1972
Paul Samuelson
Hannes Alfven Sweden Nobel Laureate,
Physics 1970
Fulbright Scholar
University of Maryland 1954-55
Hannes Alfven
1960 - 1969
Lars Onsager USA Nobel Laureate,
Chemistry 1968
Fulbright Scholar
United Kingdom 1951-52
Lars Onsager
Hans Bethe USA Nobel Laureate,
Physics 1967
Fulbright Scholar
United Kingdom 1955
Hans Bethe
Robert S. Mulliken USA Nobel Laureate,
Chemistry 1966
Fulbright Scholar
United Kingdom 1955
Robert S. Mulliken
Charles Hard Townes USA Nobel Laureate,
Physics 1964
Fulbright Scholar
France, Japan, Europe 1955-56, 1972
Charles Hard Townes
Giogos Seferis Greece Nobel Laureate,
Literature 1968-69
Fulbright Scholar
Princeton University 1968-69
Giogos Seferis
Linus Pauling USA Nobel Peace Prize
1962
Fulbright Scholar
Yugoslavia 1988
Linus Pauling
John Steinbeck USA Nobel Laureate,
Literature 1962
Fulbright Specialist
Europe 1963
John Steinbeck
James D. Watson USA Nobel Laureate,
Medicine 1962
Fulbright Scholar
Argentina 1986
James D. Watson
1950 - 1959
Emilio Segre USA Nobel Laureate,
Physics 1959
Fulbright Scholar
Italy 1950
Emilio Segre
Joshua Lederberg USA Nobel Laureate,
Medicine 1958
Fulbright Scholar
Australia 1957
Joshua Lederberg
Chen Ning Yang USA Nobel Laureate,
Physics 1957
Fulbright Scholar
Brazil, Venezuela, Poland, Egypt, Malaysia 1974
Chen Ning Yang
Linus Pauling USA Nobel Laureate,
Chemistry 1954
Fulbright Scholar
Yugoslavia 1988
Linus Pauling
Felix Bloch USA Nobel Laureate,
Physics 1952
Fulbright Scholar
Israel 1959
Felix Bloch