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.
Three students have been awarded scholarships to travel abroad to study languages that are imperative to the United States’ future security and stability. This year’s Critical Language Scholarship recipients will study Russian, Korean, and Arabic.
Cullen Sayegh, a fourth-year student in the School of Architecture, was chosen as the 2018 Aydelott Travel Award recipient.
Setting a new record for UT Knoxville, 19 students have been offered Fulbright US Student Program awards for the 2018–19 academic year to study, research, and teach in cities around the world.