UT is looking at another blockbuster year for Fulbright Student awards, with 17 current students and recent graduates offered fellowships and another eight named alternates. Meet the award recipients.
Two UT engineering students have been named 2019–2020 Goldwater Scholars. The most prestigious undergraduate STEM scholarships in the United States, Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
UT students Brooklyn Battle and Ryan White have received prestigious David L. Boren Scholarships to study abroad.
Four UT students have received fully funded scholarships to travel abroad this summer to study languages considered crucial to the United States’ future security and stability.
Colleen Ryan, of Cookeville, Tennessee, studied in the United Kingdom through the Fulbright program after graduating from UT in 2017. She’s now studying in China as a Schwarzman Scholar.
UT graduate Yuki Minami, of Baltimore, Maryland, is at Kyushu University in Japan researching the role of Japanese women under the imperial government from 1910 to 1945 on a Fulbright Student Award.
UT graduate Stephen (Alex) Crockett, of Jamestown, Tennessee, is pursuing a master’s degree in agriculture and rural development at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom on a Fulbright Student Award.
UT graduate Savannah Dixon, of Memphis, shares her experience of teaching English in Guatemala on a Fulbright Student Award.
With a record-setting 19 students receiving US Fulbright Student Awards last year, UT ranks fourth among public research universities and 12th among all research universities, tying with Harvard University.
Three UT Knoxville faculty members are Fulbright Scholars for the 2018–19 academic year.
Dara Carney-Nedelman, a rising senior in honors communication studies and a member of UT’s Air Force ROTC and Chancellor’s Honors Program, has received a Project Global Officer award to study the Indonesian language and travel to Indonesia.
Four UT students have received prestigious Boren Scholarship and Fellowship awards that will allow them to pursue intensive language study, internships, and research abroad and domestically over the next year.