Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

2020 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship Deadline extended until February 7, 2020 The U.S. State Department, Bureau of Cultural and Educational Affairs, and the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon are pleased to announce a summer institute for young Americans and Europeans. The initiative is named after the legendary American statesman and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin, in honor of ... Read More»

Ambassador George Glass hosts a reception for Portuguese Fulbright grantees

Ambassador and Mrs. Glass hosted the 2019 Fulbright reception at their residence on Wednesday, July 24. Close to one hundred guests, including the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, gathered to celebrate the 35 Portuguese grantees preparing to study in the United States. They were selected for the program last year and will ... Read More»

How an Embassy works explained to secondary school students

On March 20 and 22, 2018 two groups of 12th grade students from, respectively, Escola Secundária Dr. Joaquim de Carvalho in Figueira da Foz and Escola Secundária da Amadora visited the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon to learn about its role and daily activities. Both groups were welcomed by Assistant Public Affairs Officer Meg Young who ... Read More»

Public Affairs Officer talks about Multiculturalism at Vila Nova de Santo André

On March 21, 2018 the Public Affairs Officer, Todd Miyahira and Fulbright Educational Adviser, Dorian Rosca, spoke to a group of 11th and 12th graders at Padre António Macedo secondary school, in Sines area, about Multiculturalism in the USA and how to study in the U.S.  Mr. Miyahira also highlighted that March is Women History Month ... Read More»

Promoting School Outreach Program at the Futurália Educational Fair

Between March 14-17, 2018 the Fulbright organized, Education USA booth was, as in previous years,  part of the largest educational fair in Portugal, Futurália.   The fair reached more than eighty thousand visitors this year.  The Embassy, in collaboration with Fulbright Commission and the American Corners Portugal, took this opportunity to promote study in the U.S., ... Read More»

The Importance of Learning English explained to a group of students in Amadora

On February 28, 2018 Elizabeth Llovet, a U.S. State Department Gilman Scholar spoke at Escola Secundária da Amadora about the Importance of Learning English  Ms. Llovet is an American university student participating in a prestigious State Department funded exchange program and selected Portugal as her destination country.  In her talk Ms. Llovet focused on the importance ... Read More»

SUSI Alumni from Cal State University Chico State Reunite in Madeira

A group of 37 U.S. Government-sponsored Alumni from 30 different countries around the world who participated in the SUSI Secondary Educators Program at California State University, Chico gathered on the Island of Madeira, April 23-25 for a follow-up workshop.  The workshop reinforced skills the Alumni learned during their time studying abroad and application of those ... Read More»

EducationUSA College Fair and Futurália Reception

The Embassy, in partnership with EducationUSA and Fulbright Portugal , hosted a reception on March 31st in honor of seven visiting U.S. universities to highlight their presence and facilitate contact with Portuguese education stakeholders and participation at the U.S. college fairs in Lisbon and Porto. Coordinated by EducationUSA, the universities showcased their academic programs across Portugal beginning ... Read More»

Study Abroad Portugal – Three Days, Three Cities, Four Events

From March 4-7, the U.S. Embassy, Office of Public Affairs, partnered with EducationUSA in Portugal, located within the Fulbright Commission in Lisbon, to participate in the fourth edition of the Study Abroad Portugal fair, the largest information fair for Portuguese students wishing to study abroad.  The fair offers an opportunity for students, parents, and teachers ... Read More»

Escola Secundária da Mealhada visited by an American Diplomat

On February 14, 2017, American Embassy Assistant Public Affairs Officer, Meg Young, visited Escola Secundária da Mealhada to talk about U.S. Diversity. She was accompanied by Dorian Rosca from Fulbright Commission who was also invited to explain to this group of students about the possibility of continuing their studies in the USA. The 100 11th grade students ... Read More»
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