UGA Students Awarded Fulbright Grants
Twelve University of Georgia students were awarded international travel-study grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2014-2015 academic year. This is UGA's second highest total of Fulbright recipients.
Eight of the students accepted the scholarships. Recipients of the U.S. Student Full Grants, which cover research, study and creative opportunities, include three students who recently earned undergraduate degrees at UGA.
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards approximately 1,900 grants annually to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students. For the past 68 years, the Fulbright Program has provided students, scholars and professionals an opportunity to pursue advanced research projects, graduate study and teaching assistantships in more than 140 countries worldwide.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright Program is the largest U.S. international exchange program.