Number One in Fulbrights Nationally
With its 16 Fulbright Scholars
in 2005-06, Smith College tops the list of the nation’s
bachelor’s institutions in producing scholars for the
A from American institutions
was recently released by the program, and cited in the Chronicle
of Higher Education.
Smith surpassed its own record
for the third straight time this year, upping last year’s
record of 14 recipients. With its 16 Fulbright Scholars out
of 38 applicants, Smith boasts the best success ratio in the
The Fulbright award is a highly
coveted scholarship given annually by the U.S. Department
of State to support student projects and academic endeavors
abroad. The Fulbright student scholarship, which was named
after Senator J. William Fulbright, is intended for recent
bachelor’s degree recipients, and master’s and
doctoral candidates, as well as young professionals and artists.
The Fulbright program is the
largest international exchange program offered in the United
States, operating in more than 140 countries.
Smith’s Fulbrighters include
11 ’06 graduates, as well as alumnae from 2005, 2003
Among research universities producing
Fulbright Scholars, Yale University tops the list with 31.
Fairfield University produced the most Fulbright Scholars
among master's institutions.
Abromowitz ’06, teaching in South Korea.
Bidwell ’03, in Norway studying “Local
Community and Politics in Medieval Scandinavia.”
Clark ’06, Botswana, “Understanding
Impediments to Traditional Healing/Biomedical Collaboration.”
Cressman ’06, teaching in Germany.
Daniel ’06, Bolivia, “Aymara
Parents’ Involvement in Their Children’s
Ellison ’06, teaching in South Korea.
Graham ’02, Italy, “A Paradox
of Interests in Medieval History.”
Hart ’05, teaching in Germany
Hayes-Roth ’06, Italy, “Effective
Media Strategies for Informing Italian Youth.”
Johnson ’03, Ukraine, “Examining
the Catalyst for the Orange Revolution.”
Khatri ’05, Nepal, “International
Nepalese Labor Migration.”
McCarthy ’06, teaching in South Korea.
McGaughey ’06, teaching in Germany.
Medina ’06, teaching in France.
Rubin ’06, Nicaragua, “A Child’s
Decision to Leave Managua’s Streets.”
Sudmeier ’06, teaching in Germany.