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7 SU students granted Fulbright research opportunities

Kiran Ramsey | Senior Design Editor

Students will study, research and teach in South Africa, Spain, Armenia, Malaysia, Argentina, China and India .

The Fulbright United States Student Program awarded seven Syracuse University students the opportunity to study and research abroad. Two students received research grants and the other five will participate in the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program.

The program will allow students to engage with citizens in their host country and allow cultural exchange through interactions in the classroom, field, home and on an individual level, according to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program’s website.

Among the recipients of the English Teaching Assistant Program award are Rachel Brown-Weinstock, Frederick Cieri, Hasmik Djoulakian, Meghan Mistry and Andrew Scheuer. All ETA recipients are graduating seniors, with the exception of Scheuer, who is a graduate student of Spanish language, literature and culture.

Brown-Weinstock will be teaching in South Africa. She is a sociology, citizenship and civic engagement and policy studies major. Cieri is a modern languages and international relations major and will teach in Spain. Djoulakian studies women’s and gender studies and citizenship and civic engagement and will assist in teaching English in Armenia. Mistry will teach in Malaysia and is a broadcast and digital journalism major. Scheuer will teach in Argentina.

Amber Barrow and Mallory Hennigar were awarded study and research grants. Barrow will pursue studies in public health in China and Hennigar will research religion in India. Hennigar is a Ph.D. student studying religion.

The program will last through the 2017-18 academic year.

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