The Denmark-America Foundation is a private foundation established in 1914 providing grants to Danish citizens for graduate studies in the USA. The Danish-American Fulbright Commission is based on the ideas of J. William Fulbright, American Senator, and established after WWII. The programâ€™s main objective is to promote friendship and understanding between the USA and other nations through academic exchanges.The Commission is established by executive agreement between the United States and Denmark. The Danish-American Fulbright Commission is funded by the governments of the United States and Denmark. The candidates â€“ Danes and Americans â€“ selected by the Danish Commission are subject to final approval by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, Washington, D.C. (FFSB).