Johns Hopkins University is once again among the nation's leaders in Fulbright scholarship winners, according to the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
The annual list of "top-producing institutions" was announced today in The Chronicle of Higher Education. With 11 grants in the 2014-15 cycle, Johns Hopkins is among 36 universities to earn the designation.
The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program. The Institute of International Education administers the Fulbright U.S. Student Program on behalf of the Department of State. The Fulbright Program also awards grants to U.S. scholars, teachers, and faculty to conduct research and teach overseas.
Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 360,000 awards to work and study in more than 140 countries. Each year more than 1,800 U.S. students, artists, and young professionals in more than 100 different fields of study are offered Fulbright Program grants to study, teach English, and conduct research.
Notification of winners will begin in March and continue through May.
Johns Hopkins also had 11 winners last year and was one of the "top-producing" universities.
For more information about applying for a Fulbright at Johns Hopkins: http://fellowships.jhu.edu/list-of-fellowships/fulbright-academic-arts-grant
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