Karen M. O'Hara, Assistant Director, Communications and Marketing, Global Initiatives
Six Miami University students and alumni are semifinalists in the 2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Student competition.
Four Miami seniors and two alumni have been recommended by the U.S. National Screening Committees for further consideration by the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board in the countries to which they applied. They will learn this spring whether they will receive the Fulbright grants.
The Miami semifinalists are:
Erin Fetters - Spanish (MA) and Latin American Studies English Teaching Assistant in Colombia
Olivia Kelly - Linguistics and Spanish (MA) Minor: Chinese English Teaching Assistant in Taiwan
Colton Powaski - International Studies and Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies English Teaching Assistant in Uzbekistan
Sam Ross - Spanish and Premedical Studies Minor: Sociology English Teaching Assistant in Spain
Sinait Sarfino '22 - alumna in Diplomacy and Global Politics and East Asian Languages and Cultures English Teaching Assistant in Taiwan
Samantha Shetterly '19 - alumna in Spanish and Psychology English Teaching Assistant in Argentina
This year, Miami had 15 applicants to 11 countries. Of these, seven were undergraduate students, two were graduate students, and six were alumni. Two applied for graduate study or research grants; 13 applied for English Teaching Assistantships.
Global Initiatives - Education Abroad