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.
Two UT students have been named to the latest class of Schwarzman Scholars, a highly competitive program that offers selected students the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in China.
Will Clifft, a May 2017 graduate, has received a Fulbright award to be an English teaching assistant in Brazil, pushing UT’s number of recipients for this academic year to 10.
Seniors Lucille Greer and Philip Baites have received prestigious Boren Scholarships that will allow them to spend the next year studying abroad. Greer will travel to Jordan to study Arabic and international politics; Baites will travel to Morocco to study Arabic and various French courses.
Recent UT graduate Jordan Bakke has received a Fulbright award to spend the next year as an English teaching assistant in Kazakhstan.
Three students have been awarded scholarships to travel abroad to study critical languages that are imperative to the United States’ future security and stability.