Ithaca College has once again been named a Top Fulbright Producer, for being listed among the ranks of master’s level institutions with the most student Fulbright awardees. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.
A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, “Top producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students 2019-2020,” gives recognition to the college as being a top producer.
The Fulbright program was created to further understanding between people from the U.S. and other countries by sponsoring correspondence in sciences, academia and public service, among other fields. It provides grants for teaching assistant programs and research programs in various foreign countries.
Professor of English Hugh Egan is the faculty liaison for students seeking external grants and awards, and he coordinates the Fulbright application process for students.
“It’s great that IC was once again recognized as a top Fulbright producer,” Egan said, “It is a testament to our multi-talented students in all of our schools.”
In the 2019-2020 academic year, there were 11 applicants and three were accepted for the Fulbright program.