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Franklin students, alumni lead UGA as top producer of Fulbright students

Alan Flurry

For the fifth time in 11 years the University of Georgia has been named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. students, a recognition given by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to the U.S. institutions that received the highest number of Fulbright offers.

Eleven UGA students and alumni were offered Fulbright awards for 2022-2023, with 10 students able to accept. Seven are teaching English in countries including Kazakhstan, France, Bulgaria, Greece, Kenya, Brazil and Spain. Three are conducting research in Mozambique, Sierra Leone and Germany.

The seven UGA students and recent alumni who received Fulbright offers for 2022-2023 as English teaching assistants are listed below by name, major and country.

  • Benjamin Barrett; history, philosophy; France
  • Rosa Brown; international affairs, English; Bulgaria
  • Kelsey Dabrowski; Romance languages, Chinese language and literature; Kazakhstan
  • Isabel Flanagan; bachelor’s degree in elementary education, master’s degree in educational theory and practice; Greece
  • Ashley Kalinda; international affairs; Kenya
  • Sydney Phillips; political science, public relations; Brazil
  • Emma Traynor; international affairs, applied mathematics; Spain

Four UGA students and recent alumni received Fulbright offers for 2022-2023 to do research. They are listed below by name, major and country.

  • Oisakhose Aghomo; international affairs, Romance languages; Mozambique
  • Elyssa Schroeder; earning a doctorate in social work; Sierra Leone
  • Stephanie Stewart; economics, international affairs, women’s studies; Jordan
  • Hannah Warren; earning a doctorate in English and creative writing; Germany


Image: Ben Barrett in France. (Submitted photo)

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