The Fulbright Programs provide 8,000 grants to over 160 countries based on merit each year. It has placed 370,000 participants in opportunities to teach, study, and research in other countries. This fall, the RAM Program supported its scholars in applying to two programs: (1) the Fulbright Canada Mitacs Globalink Program, and (2) the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Fulbright Canada Mitacs Globalink Program
The Fulbright Canada Mitacs Globalink Program is specifically for US students interested in conducting advanced research projects at a Canadian university for 10 to 12 weeks during their summer break . This prestigious program provides students with the opportunity to engage in professional training as well as cultural, social, and recreational experiences. Our RAM scholar applicants include:
- Malasher Johnson (Cohort 3, Bioscience)
- Khubaib Haque (Cohort 4, Science,Technology and Science )
- Aeon Blake (Cohort 3, Business Management)
- Cesar Hernandez (Cohort 3, Applied Psychology), and
- Richard Wittneben (Cohort 3, Security Systems).
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a grant offered to 1,800 Americans to study, research or teach abroad. This year, the RAM Program had 1 applicant for the Open/Study Research Award. Angelique Roberson of Cohort 2 (Business Management) proposed a research project titled, "Imigration in the Labor Market: Evaluating the Economic Progression of New Immigrants." If awarded, Angelique hopes to conduct this research in Toronto, Canada and affiliate with York University.
The RAM Program also supported 3 scholars in applying for the English Teaching Assistant Award as part of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Lauren Carpio (Cohort 2, Applied Psychology) submitted her applications to spend her year in Indonesia. During her time in Indonesia, Lauren hopes to volunteer in the local community and learn how different cultures conceptualize issues in mental health and well-being.
Simran Mohan (Cohort 2, Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Technology) also applied to Indonesia for her grant year. During her grant year, Simran hopes to connect with local organizations that advocate for gender equity in Indonesia.
Dylan Dominguez Sulca (Cohort 2, Bioscience) submitted his application to spend his year in South Korea. During his time in South Korea, Dylan hopes to work with South Korean youth on English vocabulary useful in medical emergencies and volunteer at local clinics and hospitals.
We are so proud of our scholars! Congratulations on your applications and we wish you the best of luck!