Sama Alshaibi awarded the 2014 – 2015 Fulbright Scholar Fellowship
Sama Alshaibi has recently been awarded with the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Fellowship, she will be based at the new Palestine Museum in Ramallah where she will be developing an education program and conducting her own research.
Founded by United States Senator J. William Fulbright in 1946, the Fulbright Program is one of the most respected awards programs worldwide. Operating in over 150 countries it was established to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of culture, knowledge, and skills. The selection of highly competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange are awarded to students, scholars, teachers, scientists and artists annually.
Due to open in 2015 the Palestinian museum will be the first large-scale contemporary museum in the Palestine.