Seven University of Alabama alumni and graduate students have won Fulbright awards for 2016-17.
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The University of Alabama has been recognized as a top producing institution for student Fulbright awards, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. Eleven of 30 UA applicants received the award during 2015–2016, one of the highest success ratios in the nation.
Fulbright Canada has awarded Jordan Sandy, a student at The University of Alabama, a Killam Fellowship to study at The University of British Columbia during the 2015-2016 academic year. Sandy, a Chicago native who is double majoring in economics and English, is a University Fellow and has held membership in the Lambda Sigma Academic Honor Society. He has interned with Creative Campus and worked with SaveFirst, a free tax preparation service for low-income families.
Recent Fulbright Scholarship winners from The University of Alabama will participate in a discussion panel to share their experiences and offer scholarship application tips at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Center for Community-Based Partnerships, 900 Anna Ave.
A record 14 University of Alabama graduates won Fulbright awards for 2015-16. Thirteen UA graduates won awards as teaching assistants to research and teach abroad, and one UA graduate received a Fulbright research award. The highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study and research projects or for English teaching assistantships. More than 11,000 applicants compete for approximately 1,500 awards each year.
Recent Fulbright Scholarship winners from The University of Alabama will participate in a discussion panel to share their experiences and offer scholarship application tips at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Center for Community-Based Partnerships. The event is at 900 Anna Ave. behind Arby’s on University Boulevard.
Eight University of Alabama graduates have won Fulbright Awards from the U.S. State Department to serve abroad as researchers and English Teaching Assistants during 2014-2015.
Four University of Alabama graduates have accepted Fulbright awards to study and teach abroad during 2013-2014.
Dr. Joy Burnham, associate professor and program coordinator in counselor education at The University of Alabama, was selected for a Fulbright Specialist grant in Education at Shenyang Normal University in China.