Category results for: Fulbright Award

Fulbright Spotlight: Cydni Gordon

The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The program operates in over 160 countries worldwide. Over 2,000 grants are given to graduating seniors, recent alumni, and graduate students to conduct research, carry out […]

Honors alum explores the intersection of art and diplomacy as a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan

Colleen Connolly (B.A. Graphic Design & Honors, 2020), did not know how to feel when she read the email informing her that her Fulbright placement had been cancelled by former President Trump’s Executive Order 13936. The order stated that all Fulbright placements in China were suspended, effective immediately, for two years.  “It blew me away,” […]

It’s here: the NSO “How to Apply Workshop Series”!

We are super excited to announce a brand new 5-week workshop series for VCU juniors, seniors, grad students and alumni planning to apply for a Fulbright award or another postgraduate scholarship! This series will prepare participants to tackle applications for major postgraduate scholarships, in particular the Fulbright student grant, the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, and Gates […]

Last Chance for Fulbright Info Sessions!

The last of the National Scholarship Office’s Fulbright Information Sessions are happening this week! We hope you’ll join us for one of these and, if you can’t, that you’ll make an appointment to meet with one of us to discuss your Fulbright ideas!   Thursday, April 27 @ 12:30pm – FULBRIGHT – Hosted by the Wilder […]

Record-breaking 11 VCU scholars receive Fulbright awards

Monday, June 20, 2016 By Patrick Kane University Public Affairs 804-828-2217 By Noel van Aartrijk National Scholarship Office, Honors College 804-828-6868 A record 11 Virginia Commonwealth University scholars have received U.S. Fulbright Student Program awards for the 2016-2017 academic year. This represents the largest group of recipients from VCU in a single year accepted to this nationally […]

Eleven VCU Students and Alumni Receive 2016-2017 Fulbright Awards

May 2016 Eleven VCU alumni have received U.S. Fulbright Student Program awards for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is the largest group of recipients from VCU in a single year. Four recipients have been awarded English Teaching Assistantship grants and seven have been awarded research grants. Three recipients are graduating this May, and eight are […]

Fulbright Recipient Spotlight: Maya Chesley, ETA, Panama

Maya Chesley, from Chesapeake, Virginia, received her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Spanish from VCU in 2015. During her time at VCU, she was a member of the Honors College and was involved with VERDE and the Poictesme Literary Journal. Chesley will be teaching English in Panama as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant. After her Fulbright […]

Fulbright Recipient Spotlight: Kaelne Koorn, Art History, Mexico

Kaelne Koorn, from Virginia Beach, Virginia, received her Bachelor of Arts in art history and Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography degrees from VCU in 2015. During her Fulbright year, Koorn will be studying the Asian marketplace in the colonial Plaza Mayor of Mexico City and its contribution to the development of a unique and […]

Fulbright Recipient Spotlight: Charlie Perris, ETA, Germany

Charles “Charlie” Perris, from Montclair, New Jersey, will receive his bachelor’s degree in history from VCU in May. Charles will be teaching English in Germany as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant. What is your research focus or proposal for your Fulbright award? I have proposed a curriculum of English-teaching through the use of American and […]

Fulbright Recipient Spotlight: Erin Coggins, ETA, Bulgaria

Erin Coggins, from Alexandria, Virginia, received her bachelor’s degree in anthropology from VCU in 2014. While at VCU, Coggins was involved with the Outdoor Adventure Program and the Global Education Office. Coggins will be teaching English in Bulgaria as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant. After her Fulbright year, Coggins will pursue her graduate degree in international development. […]

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