The US-Italy Fulbright Commission is governed by a Board of twelve members: six US members nominated by the Ambassador of the United States to Italy, and six Italian members nominated by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Ambassador of the United States are honorary presidents of the US-Italy Fulbright Commission.
The US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Directorate for Cultural Promotion and Cooperation and General Directorate for the Americas ensure financial coverage and jointly manage the program.
- promotes study, research and teaching both in Italy and the US through a program of scholarships for Italian and US citizens (70 scholarships every year);
- provides an information service on Fulbright scholarships for study in the US at the Fulbright headquarters in Rome and in collaboration with EducationUSA at the consular office of the United States in Naples;
- promotes cultural and academic activities and events of national and international importance.
The Fulbright Commission:
The US-Italy Fulbright Commission collaborates with the following private agencies
appointed by the US Government:
- Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York, for projects belonging to the Graduate Studies category.
- Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) in Washington, DC, for the Lecturer/Research Scholar category.