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The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), a division of the Institute of International Education, is a collaborating agency of U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, charged with the administration of the Fulbright Scholar Program, the flagship international exchange program of the U.S. Department of State. The program provides grants to U.S. scholars and professionals to lecture or conduct research abroad (U.S. Program) and brings foreign scholars to the United States to conduct research or lecture (Visiting Program).