Lewis & Clark Named a Top Producer of Fulbrights
For the sixth time in 10 years, Lewis & Clark has been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. With four Fulbright grants in 2022–23, Lewis & Clark is in the Top 40 baccalaureate producers of Fulbrights in the nation and the only top producer in Oregon.
The numbers are in, and for the sixth time in 10 years, Lewis & Clark has been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country, according to the U.S, Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. With four grants and 16 applications in 2022-23, Lewis & Clark is in the Top 40 baccalaureate producers of Fulbrights in the nation and the only top producer in Oregon.
“I see my best students supported by Fulbright to work in countries around the globe,” says Bruce Suttmeier, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor of Japanese. “These students have gone to work at the Gates Foundation in vaccine research, at leading nonprofits, and at schools from Vietnam to South America. I’m deeply grateful to Fulbright for providing the opportunities for these students to become the kind of globally informed leaders who can tackle the challenges that confront our world.”
Lewis & Clark’s most recent Fulbright recipients are Amelia Madarang BA ’22, Meredith Stinger BA ’19, Alex Webb BA ’22, and Mila Wolpert BA ’19. You can view their profiles here.
Today’s Chronicle of Higher Education lists the colleges and universities with the highest number of students/alumni and current faculty members who received Fulbright grants for the 2022–23 academic year. Over the last decade, Lewis & Clark has frequently appeared on this list, demonstrating the college’s commitment to international education.
For students and families considering Lewis & Clark, the Fulbright honor is direct evidence of our deep commitment to rigorous scholarship, global citizenship, and postgraduate opportunities. Our Fulbright success reflects our identity as an institution, an identity we are proud to share and a legacy we hope to continue.
Eric Staab, Vice President of Admissions and Financial Aid
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright Program provides students, faculty, and professionals with grants for graduate study, research, or teaching in countries all around the world. The Fulbright Program is the government’s flagship international educational exchange program and provides grants to study, teach English, and conduct research in over 140 countries.
Lists of Fulbright recipients are available at: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/