The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

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Nine Pitt students, alumni awarded Fulbright scholarship

By Khushi Rai, Staff Writer February 23, 2023
The Fulbright scholarship enables students to teach or conduct research abroad. This year, nine Pitt students and alumni won the scholarship, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Joanna Gorka is one of 15 Pitt graduates who won U.S. Fulbright Scholarships for 2021. The Fulbright Scholarship Program — an international, educational and cultural exchange program that sends Americans abroad to participate in research — allows students to enroll in graduate degree programs or teach English.

‘Core values extend beyond borders’: Fulbright winners reflect on program

By Suln Yun, Staff Writer April 11, 2021
Evelyn Bigini’s Fulbright scholarship has allowed her to meet wonderful people from all over the world and expand her knowledge of Global Health. Bigini is one of a record 15 Pitt graduates who won this prestigious scholarship for 2020-21.
2 additional students awarded Fulbrights, now totaling 13

2 additional students awarded Fulbrights, now totaling 13

By Jon Moss, News Editor June 11, 2019
Two additional Pitt students were awarded Fulbright scholarships in late May, bringing this year’s total of students who received the prestigious award to 13.
Abby Neer will be working in either a primary or secondary school in South Korea as an English teaching assistant.

Pitt announces annual Fulbright winners

By Maggie Young, Senior Staff Writer April 21, 2019
Eleven students won Fulbright Scholarships for the 2019-20 session. The Fulbright annually awards 1,900 scholarships to recent college graduates from the United States to spend time in a foreign country where they can teach English, conduct research or earn a master’s degree.
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