In the United States, the Institute of International Education as well as two other administering agencies administers the Fulbright Foreign Student Program on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.
AMIDEAST administers the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for most of the Middle East and North Africa.
The Institute of International Education administers the Foreign Fulbright Program for Africa, Eurasia, Europe, East Asia and Pacific, South and Central Asia, part of the Middle East, and the Western Hemisphere. IIE is the longest running administrative agency and has been administering the program since its inception in 1946.
LASPAU shares responsibility with IIE for administering the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for part of the Western Hemisphere.