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Nazareth College is a Top Producer of U.S. Fulbright Students, 2014-2015

Published February 12, 2015

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced the U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Students.  Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education  and Nazareth College made the list in the Master's institutions category. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.  

Three students from Nazareth College won Fulbright awards for 2014-2015. (Click here for full story) In the last five years, there have been 18 Fulbrights awarded to Nazareth College students.

The Fulbright competition is administered at Nazareth College through Fulbright Student Program Adviser Mark Madigan. To learn more about the Fulbright Program at Nazareth College visit: www.naz.edu/fulbright

Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 360,000 participants—chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential — with the opportunity to exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. Over 1,800U.S. students, artists and young professionals in more than 100different fields of study are offered Fulbright Program grants to study, teach English, and conduct research annually. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program operates in over 140 countries throughout the world.

The Fulbright Program is funded through an annual appropriation made by the United States Congress to the Department of State. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations, and foundations in foreign countries and in the United States also provide direct and indirect support.

In the United States, the Institute of International Education administers and coordinates the activities relevant to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program on behalf of the Department of State, including conducting an annual competition for the scholarships.      

The Fulbright Program also awards grants to U.S. scholars, teachers and faculty to conduct research and teach overseas.  In addition, some 4,000 new foreign Fulbright students and scholars come to the United States annually to study for graduate degrees, conduct research and teach foreign languages.

For more information about the Fulbright Program, visit http://eca.state.gov/fulbright.

 

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Alicia Nestle 585-389-2457

Fulbright Program at Nazareth College

Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y., challenges and supports 2,300 undergrads and 700 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon arts and sciences core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life’s work.