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Arizona State University is again one of the top producers of students who won the prestigious Fulbright award for 2018-19, according to newly released rankings.
ASU has 21 students in the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program for 2018-19 — more than Harvard, Columbia and Stanford universities. With 21 Fulbright winners out of 53 applicants, ASU’s selection rate was 39.6 percent — the highest among top-producing schools.
Among public universities, ASU ranked third in student Fulbright awards, while among all institutions, ASU was 11th. The top Fulbright producers overall for 2018-19 are: Brown University, 35 students; Princeton University, 33; Georgetown University and the University of Chicago, both with 30; the University of Pennsylvania, 27; Northwestern University, 26; the University of Michigan and the University of Notre Dame, both with 24; Rutgers University, 23, and New York University, 22.
ASU’s 21 Fulbright students who are abroad now feature five graduate students and 16 undergraduates. Eight are doing academic research or pursuing graduate study and 13 are serving as English teaching assistants, according to Kyle Mox, director of the Lorraine W. Frank Office of National Scholarships Advisement at ASU and associate dean of Barrett, The Honors College. Sixteen of the current Fulbright students were in Barrett, The Honors College. Read more here.