The University of Portland is one of the top producers of Fulbright awards in the nation among master’s level institutions, according to an annual study just released by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The University was ranked 4th nationally in student Fulbright awards for the academic year 2018-2019, with five students who have received the prestigious grant to study, conduct research, and/or teach English abroad.
The 2018 finalists offered English Teaching Assistantships (ETA) include Tsikata Apenyo ’18 (Taiwan); Arran Fagan ’18 and Lauren Jones ’18 (Malaysia); Hannah Robinson ’14 (Spain); and Molly Steiner ’18 (Mexico). Apenyo represents the University of Portland’s first award to Taiwan.
The University of Portland continually ranks in the top tier of all master’s level institutions. Since 2001, students from the University have earned 69 Fulbright grants.
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.