GW in top 25 for Fulbright scholars

Eleven GW students have received Fulbright Awards for this academic year, ranking the University 21st in the nation out of 532 American schools that had students apply.

Students named Fulbright scholars are Mehdi Alhassani, Emily Green, Durriyyah Johnson, Erin Bullinger, Lisa DeCerchio, Ekuike T. Falorca, Katherine Hild, Jennifer Dinsdale, Nathan Green, Brian Harding and Brian Bachor.

Five faculty members have also been named Fulbright Scholars. Sean Cleary, David Drummond Gow, Geralyn Marie Schulz, Lars Willnat and Liang Yu will spend time researching across the globe.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the idea of GW Law School alumnus and U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright, has enabled students to undertake self-designed programs in a host of disciplines across the world since its inception in 1946.

The program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, with financial support coming from an annual appropriation from Congress to the Department of State.

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