Eleven students given Fulbright scholarships

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August 31, 2007

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Eleven students from the College are traveling abroad on Fulbright scholarships this year. They will be spending a year in countries ranging from Oman and Taiwan to Hungary.

p. The Fulbright scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. State Department and “aims to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.” The awards are given out for demonstrated leadership as well as academic and professional success.

p. The Charles Center at the College helps students fill out applications and write essays for the award. According to a College press release, the number of students given the award has risen over the last few years.

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