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November 01, 2018

Four Fulbright Scholars in Four Years at Purdue University Fort Wayne

Purdue Fort Wayne has produced four Fulbright Scholars in four years. Kyler Hudson, Nathaniel Brophy, Cody Fuelling, and Alexander Allison travel the world to conduct research and teach English.

2018–19

kyler-hudsonA graduating senior was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for the 2018–19 academic year. Kyler Hudson, majoring in political science and history, was awarded a Fulbright grant to Canada.

The Fulbright Study/Research Grant that Hudson won will allow him to conduct independent research on the urban-rural divide in Canada’s western provinces while also earning an M.A. in political science at the University of Saskatchewan. He has also been admitted with full funding to IU’s Ph.D. program in political science, which he plans to pursue after a one-year deferral for the Fulbright.

2017–18

nathaniel-brophycody-fuellingTwo graduating seniors were awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarships for the 2017–18 academic year. Nathaniel Brophy, majoring in political science, was awarded a Fulbright grant to Romania. Cody Fuelling, an honors student graduating with degrees in history and political science, was awarded a Fulbright grant to Luxembourg.

The Fulbright Study/Research Grants that Brophy and Fuelling have won will allow them to conduct independent research on projects they proposed. Brophy will research political parties and civic engagement in Romania, while Fuelling will examine the current state of genocide education in the secondary schools of Luxembourg.

2016–17

alexander-allisonA graduating senior was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for the 2016–17 academic year. Alexander Allison, an honors student majoring in history, was awarded a Fulbright grant to Columbia.

The Fulbright Study/Research Grant that Allison won will allow him to teach English in Columbia.  He says he intended to utilize the award by teaching English and getting to know the people and culture of Quibdó, Colombia.

Fulbright Scholars

“These awards continue a proud tradition at Purdue Fort Wayne,” said Dr. James Toole, director of the university’s office of major scholarship advising. “Our students have won four Fulbright awards in the last four years, and six Fulbright awards over the last decade. What this shows is that Purdue Fort Wayne is a place where exceptional students can go to achieve nationally recognized academic excellence.”

Hear from our Fulbright Scholarship recipients in this video.

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