UC Davis Ranked Among Top Producers of Fulbright Students

Jennifer Hoover
Jennifer Hoover, alumna of the master's program in textiles. Hoover was awarded a Fulbright student grant in 2017 and traveled to Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh in India to examine wool production practices and help bridge the gap between shepherds and craftspeople.

The University of California, Davis, has been named one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright students for 2018-19, according to the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

The Chronicle of Higher Education released the list of Top Producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students today, with UC Davis ranking in the top 40 for research institutions producing student Fulbright students, placing first among UC's for student Fulbright awards.

Fulbright badgeSince its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 390,000 participants—chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential—with the opportunity to exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. Over 1,900 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 abroad each year. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program operates in over 140 countries throughout the world.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, funded by an annual appropriation from the U.S. Congress to the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and supported in its implementation by the Institute of International Education.

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