Nine MIT Students and Alumni Win Fulbright Grants

Published in MIT News on July 16, 2014, by Nora Delany, GECD

Nine MIT students and alumni have been awarded U.S. Student Fulbright grants for the upcoming academic year. Eight of these are study/research grants and one is a newly created Digital Storytelling Fellowship co-sponsored by National Geographic.

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the United States government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the U.S. and other countries. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields. The grant allows students to undertake projects or academic programs in more than 100 countries around the world.

MIT’s 2014 Fulbright recipients have proposed a range of projects in countries as varied as India, Mexico, Tanzania, Brazil, Germany, Spain, Brazil, and Togo...

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