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 May 25, 2021

Biology students, alumni awarded Fulbright grants for overseas study

Five University of Rochester students and alumni have won 2021–22 grants in the prestigious Fulbright US Student Grant program.

Sponsored by the Department of State since 1946, the Fulbright program aims to promote mutual understanding and peace between the United States and other nations through educational and cultural exchange. Recipients conduct research, pursue advanced studies, and assist in teaching English communication skills and American culture abroad, while also participating in a wide range of self-initiated community engagement endeavors in their host countries.