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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:

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.

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Fulbright Program at Nazareth College

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Our broad academic offerings present a range of study options typical of larger universities, yet achieved in our supportive campus culture. Nearly 2,100 undergrad and 600 graduate students enroll in degree and certificate programs and engage in collaborative, transformative learning experiences, preparing for the professions and society of today and tomorrow. In a learning community that purposefully integrates liberal arts and professional programs, Nazareth University graduates are able to launch a lifetime of impactful leadership in communities and workplaces near and far.