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Rachel King receives Pickering Fellowship

May. 24, 2016—Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship prepares students for foreign service careers through the provision of significant financial support for graduate study as well as two State Department internships, one domestic and one international, supported by a mentor in the Foreign Service. A total of 10 undergraduates and...

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2016 Fulbright Scholars

May. 12, 2016—Apr. 27, 2016, 4:23 PM The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for university students and alumni to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching in the form of English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs) worldwide. Named for the late Sen. J. William Fulbright...

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2016 Goldwater Scholars

May. 10, 2016—Three Vanderbilt University students have been recognized in this year’s Goldwater Scholars competition. Marie Armbruster and Jarrod Shilts have been selected as Goldwater Scholars, and Sirui Ma has been awarded an honorable mention. Each year Vanderbilt’s Office of Honor Scholarships has the opportunity to nominate up to four outstanding sophomore and junior students in the...

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Vanderbilt students receive Critical Language Scholarships

May. 5, 2016—The US Department of State Critical Language Scholarship is part of a U.S. government effort to expand dramatically the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Scholars spend eight to ten weeks in one of 24 locations studying Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Indonesian, Japanese, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Swahili, Turkish, or Urdu....

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