Garcia-Cosgrove Receives Fulbright

Written by Laura Paskin
April 27, 2016

Amelia (Meme) Garcia-Cosgrove, Theatre major class of 2015, received a coveted Fulbright award to study drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Garcia-Cosgrove was one of six students and alumni to receive Fulbrights this year, a record number.

The United Kingdom Fulbright is the most competitive Fulbright program in the world. Garcia-Cosgrove is the second Seattle University student to be awarded a Fulbright to the United Kingdom.

Garcia-Cosgrove has performed Shakespeare in prisons, with community theaters, and at the Lee Center on campus. From her acting debut as Hamlet when she was 12, she has been hooked on Shakespeare and theater. You can read more about Meme Garcia-Cosgrove in a recent article that appeared in the College of Arts and Sciences e-letter here.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. The program currently awards approximately 1,900 grants annually in all fields of study and operates in more than 140 countries.