Another record year
Eleven UGA students were offered international travel-study grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2011-2012 academic year, tying last year’s record number. The U.S. Student Fulbright Grants, which cover research, study and creative opportunities, provide students, scholars and professionals an opportunity to complete advanced research, international graduate study, university teaching and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright Program is the largest U.S. international exchange program. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards approximately 1,700 grants annually to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students.
For more on the Fulbright program, go to http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html.