Seventeen individuals with Stanford affiliations are among this year’s recipients of 2021-22 grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, which provides funding for individually designed research projects, graduate student programs and English Teaching Assistant Programs overseas.
This year’s recipients from Stanford include seven students from the class of 2021and four other recent alumni. Five graduate students earning doctorates in the School of Humanities and Sciences and one MD student in the School of Medicine also received grants. The Stanford-affiliated Fulbright grantees will travel to 13 countries, including Australia, Belgium, Côte d’Ivoire, India, Israel, Mexico, the Netherlands and Senegal.
The program, which is designed to build connections between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, has awarded 2021-22 grants to more than 1,900 U.S. citizens, who will pursue special projects in more than 140 countries.
Grant recipient, Angela Leocata, is a 2018 EDGE Fellow.