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May
8
2018
WACO, Texas (May 8, 2018) – Alexa Larsen, a senior neuroscience major at Baylor University, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to the United Kingdom in global health. Larsen is among five Fulbright recipients at Baylor this spring and the University’s 56th Fulbright recipient since 2001.
May
8
2018
WACO, Texas (May 8, 2018) – Rebecca Voth, a senior University Scholar at Baylor University studying political science, international studies, philosophy and Spanish, has been selected to receive a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Mexico. Voth is among five Fulbright recipients at Baylor this spring and the University’s 55th Fulbright recipient since 2001.
Apr
20
2018
The fact that it’s become commonplace for multiple Baylor students to earn Fulbright honors in a single school year — see here, here, here and here for examples — might make you think such honors are no big deal. Quite the opposite, actually; the Fulbright Award is one of the most competitive and prestigious honors a college student can receive, …
Jul
3
2017
Three recent graduates and two students are the latest Baylor recipients of awards from the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Nov
30
2015
WACO, Texas (Nov. 30, 2015) – Jacob Imam, a senior University Scholar at Baylor University, has been selected as one of 32 American university students – and the only student from a Texas university – to receive the prestigious 2016 Marshall Scholarship. The announcement of the award was made today by the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, which includes eight regional committees who select the recipients.
Aug
13
2015
WACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2015) – Baylor University alumna Bailey Green is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
Aug
13
2015
WWACO, Texas (Aug. 13, 2015) – Baylor University graduate Rebecca McHenney is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
Aug
12
2015
WACO, Texas (Aug. 12, 2015) – Baylor University alumna Syd Linnell is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Linnell is a University Scholar with a concentration in neuroscience. At Baylor, she was a supplemental instructor for neuroscience, worked in a neuromorphic lab and was a member of Baylor’s Student Foundation. She received the Fulbright award in neuroscience and will spend the 2015-2016 academic year at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands, where she will earn her master’s degree in neuropsychology.
Aug
3
2015
WACO, Texas (Aug. 3, 2015) – Baylor University junior Tim Campbell of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, was honored recently as one of 10 students nationwide selected to attend the prestigious Fulbright-Scotland Summer Institute.
Jul
28
2015
WACO, Texas (Jul. 28, 2015) – Baylor University alumnus Jake Surges is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Surges is a University Scholar and a Crane Scholar, an arm of the Institute for Faith and Learning. He received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2015-2016 academic year teaching English in Taiwan.
May
2
2014
WACO, Texas (May 2, 2014) – Several Baylor Bears from the many schools within Baylor University have much to celebrate after receiving prestigious national scholarships.
Jun
7
2013
WACO, Texas (June 7, 2013) - Recent Baylor University graduate Stephanie Allen of Lake Jackson, Texas, and current graduate student Austin Cook-Lindsay of San Angelo, Texas, have been named 2013-2014 Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholars, a new program that provides $30,000 scholarships to support students' graduate-level academic studies in areas that relate to Rotary's areas of focus around the world.
May
3
2013
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Brent Salter, a senior international studies and journalism major from Bulverde, Texas, is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Salter received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year teaching English at a university in Moldova.
May
3
2013
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Baylor University alumna and current graduate student Leigh Ann Ganzar of Littleton, Colo., is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A 2011 Baylor biology graduate and current master's candidate in community health education (MPH), Ganzar received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year in Brazil teaching English to university students.
May
3
2013
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Baylor University alumnus Randall Fowler of Abilene, Texas, is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Fowler received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2013-2014 academic year teaching English in Jordan.
May
3
2013
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2013) - Taylor Kohn, a senior University Scholar from Wichita, Kan., is one of four Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. As a Fulbright recipient, Kohn will pursue his master of philosophy degree in instrumentation at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.
May
29
2012
WACO, Texas (May 29, 2012) - Recent Baylor University graduate Elizabeth A. Dratz of Wheat Ridge, Colo., has been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship - the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Dratz's selection -the sixth in 2012 for Baylor - brings the number of Baylor students and/or graduates who have received the honor since 2001 to 32.
May
11
2012
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2012) - Baylor University senior Elisabeth A. Black of Dallas is one of five Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A Russian/International Studies major, Black received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2012-2013 academic year in Russia teaching English as a foreign language at either a high school or a university.
May
11
2012
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2012) - Baylor University senior Huong Nguyen of Houston is one of five Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A senior Medical Humanities major on a pre-med track, Nguyen will pursue the Master's of Science in Health Sciences and Public Health Research at the University of Aberdeen in Aberdeen, Scotland.
May
11
2012
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2012) - Baylor University alumna Jackie Hyland of Houston is one of five Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A 2009 Baylor graduate with a double major in international studies and journalism, Hyland is the recipient of a Fulbright Binational Award, which will allow her to work for an international company while studying international business, business development and social entrepreneurship in Mexico City.
May
11
2012
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2012) - Baylor University senior Rachel Cliburn of Long Grove, Ill., is one of five Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A senior neuroscience major on a pre-med track, Cliburn will conduct research in neuropharmacology through a master's degree research program in neuropsychology at the University of Maastricht, in The Netherlands.
May
11
2012
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2012) - Baylor University alumnus Ross Natividad of Waco is one of five Baylor students and recent graduates who have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. A 2010 Baylor graduate with a double major in international studies and Spanish and currently a master's candidate in Spanish, Natividad received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will spend the 2012-2013 academic year in Indonesia teaching English to high school students.
May
11
2012
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2012) - Six Baylor University students and recent graduates have been selected to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship - the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government - bringing the number of Baylor students and/or graduates who have received the honor since 2001 to 31.
Aug
31
2011
David Bond West, a May 2011 Baylor University graduate from San Antonio, has been selected to receive a Fulbright scholarship to study at the University of Iceland during the 2011-2012 academic year. West is Baylor's 26th Fulbright recipient since 2001 and fourth selection in 2011.
Jul
7
2011
Baylor University graduate student George Montanez has been accepted into the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship program, which aids and funds students pursuing doctoral degrees.
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