THE ROLE OF SCHOLARSHIPS IN PUBLIC DIPLOMACY ACTIVITIES: EXAMPLES OF FULBRIGHT AND CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

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2023-1
Sevinç, Özgenur
States rest on public diplomacy efforts to showcase their assets, create positive image in the eyes of foreign publics and gain support for their domestic or foreign policies. Public diplomacy efforts include transmitting messages to foreign publics, forging dialogue channels and engaging with people. This study examines the role of student exchange programs and scholarships in public diplomacy activities focusing on how states benefit from public diplomacy tools to strengthen their soft power in short and long term. Student exchange programs and scholarships are considered significant tools that states use to achieve long-term results in the field of public diplomacy. With an aim of understanding the role of scholarships role in public diplomacy, the research will focus on whether the Fulbright Scholarship of the United States of America and the Chevening Scholarship of the United Kingdom contribute to public diplomacy of the mentioned countries.

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Ö. Sevinç, “THE ROLE OF SCHOLARSHIPS IN PUBLIC DIPLOMACY ACTIVITIES: EXAMPLES OF FULBRIGHT AND CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2023.