Holy Cross Among Top Producers of Fulbrights

The Chronicle of Higher Education

November 5th, 2013 by 


Image by John Buckingham

The College of the Holy Cross is once again among the liberal arts colleges with the highest number of Fulbrights awarded to its graduating class, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education, which published its annual “Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Students by Type of Institution, 2013-14” on Oct. 28.

With  more than  64 applicants applying for the Fulbright grants, the College tied for 4th place with 14 applicants receiving the award.  This year’s recipients are headed to Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Russia, Spain, Sri Lanka and Turkey.

Since 2003, Holy Cross has received a total of 68 Fulbrights, and has consistently been among the nation’s top producers of Fulbright students at the undergraduate level. The Fulbright Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is widely recognized as the most prestigious international exchange program in the world. The highly competitive grants are awarded on the basis of academic merit and professional promise.

Other liberal arts colleges with 10 or more Fulbrights this year are Pitzer College (22), Smith College (21), Pomona College (16), Oberlin College (16), Williams College (14), Occidental College (11), and Vassar College (11).

Related Information

 

Fulbright  

Our Record of Success

For additional information, please contact Bridget Cass at 508-793-2419.

| More
Tags
Categories
In The News, News

Comments are closed.

Sort By:
or
02/12/16 Anthony Fauci ’62 Provides Expert Knowledge to Media on the Zika Virus
02/11/16 Holy Cross Breaks Participation Records with ‘Give Purple’ Challenge
02/11/16 Scholarship Related to Transgender Issues to Benefit from First Digital Archive
02/11/16 Photo Gallery: Winter Homecoming 2016 One for the Record Books
See All
See All

Featured Videos

See video
Video: Winter on the Hill Is All About Making Memories

Watch Video >
See video
Video, Photo Gallery: Holy Cross Wishes You a Merry and Peaceful Christmas

Watch Video >
See video
Video: The Splendor of Autumn on Mount St. James

Watch Video >
More

What’s Happening on Campus

02/23/2016

Roger Guenveur Smith Presents 'Rodney King' Odyssey

See More >
02/25/2016

Lecture: Choosing Love: Bearing the Weight of the Other

See More >
02/25/2016

Shark Tank Competition

See More >
03/15/2016

Lecture: Dorothy Day: A Saint for Today

See More >
More

Holy Cross in the News

02/09/16

Alumnus and Wife Named to 50 Most-Generous Philanthropist List for Record-Setting Gift to College

Chronicle of Philanthropy

When you read the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s “Philanthropy 50,” a special issue, which ranks the country’s 50 most-generous philanthropists of the year, you will...

02/04/16

‘What I’m Reading: The Need and the Blessing of Prayer’

The Chronicle of Higher Education

In a piece for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Frank Vellaccio, senior vice president of the College of the Holy Cross, talks about his need for prayer as the College...

02/02/16

Holy Cross Ranks Among Princeton Review’s Top ‘Colleges That Pay You Back’

The College of the Holy Cross is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid –...