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Written by Mike Thee
November 4, 2013
Seattle University is one of the top producers of Fulbright Scholars in the country, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported on Oct. 28. SU's four Fulbright Scholars for 2013-2014 is the fifth highest total among master's institutions. SU is tied with the University of Scranton as the top producer among Jesuit master's schools.
SU has now been highlighted as a top Fulbright producer in The Chronicle five times in the past decade. This year's total of four scholars matches last year's for the highest number of SU students who have received Fulbright awards in a single year.
"Our students work hard over six months to prepare their Fulbright application essays and materials," said Serena Cosgrove, SU's Fulbright faculty adviser and assistant professor in Matteo Ricci College. "It inspires me to see such dedication and intention."
"It continues to be one of the great honors of my life to work with the young women and men who, year after year, help put Seattle University in such elite company," said Luke Green, director of the Office of Fellowships. "No doubt, our university's educational resources provide them with the knowledge and experiences that ease their journey to such achievements, but it is their talent, intelligence, creativity and motivation that have brought us this recognition."
The university's 2013-2014 Fulbright Scholars are:
This year's scholars bring to 32 the total number of SU students/graduates who have received Fulbright Scholarships. Nineteen, or nearly two-thirds of these awards have come in the past decade.
Click here for more information, including this year's list of top producers.
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