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F&M Ranks High Among Fulbright Top Producers

Franklin & Marshall College has again been recognized by Fulbright, the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program.

For the sixth consecutive year, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program named F&M as a top-producing institution. The College has received this honor for eight of the past nine years: 2014-15, 2015-16, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22, and now 2022-23.

Of the nine Fulbrights awarded last year, eight were chosen for English Teaching Assistantships and one for a study/research partnership.

F&M is tied for 7th place among baccalaureate institutions with a total of nine awards offered. The College was just one of two undergraduate institutions in Pennsylvania named to the list.

The top-producer designation is based on Fulbright awards that F&M students and alumni received the previous academic year.

Over the past decade, Fulbright success has blossomed at F&M. A dedicated Office of Fellowships helps students and alumni navigate the complex application process.

The cohort of Fulbright students for the 2022-23 academic year will be announced in late spring.

Over the past decade, Fulbright success has blossomed at F&M.

Meet some of the College's current Fulbright scholars.

Global Grad Earns Pickering Fellowship

Paolo Caglioti '21 currently resides in Cameroon's capital city of Yaounde as a Fulbright English Teaching fellow. Caglioti's globe-trotting path has helped earn him a prestigious selection to The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program. The competitive award prepares outstanding young people for foreign service careers in the U.S. Department of State.

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'A Dream Come True': Fulbright Awards Nine F&M Alumni

Gabi Girton '22 was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain's Canary Islands, where she currently teaches science classes and leads a marine biology club.

Cesar Cortorreal '20 was awarded an academic Fulbright to complete a master's degree at University College London/Institute of Education in social justice and education.

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