MSU Announces Fulbright Student Awards for 2022-23 | MSUToday

After a difficult few years for international engagement, nine Michigan State University students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright US Student Program scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year and four additional applicants have been named alternates. More than 9,300 applications were submitted this cycle, according to the Institute of International Education.

As Fulbright participants, scholars will study, conduct research, and teach abroad for the 2022-2023 academic year under the Fulbright US Student Program. Fulbright award recipients are selected through an open, merit-based competition that considers leadership potential, academic and/or professional achievement, and service record.

The 2022-2023 Fulbright MSU American Student Program Scholars are:

Grants for research or study projects

  • Marlo Buser, Serbia – Ph.D., History, Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Amelia Cole, Indonesia – BS, Fisheries and Wildlife, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Nicolei Gupit, Philippines – MFA, Art, Art History and Design, College of Arts & Letters
  • Zachary Sneed, Israel – BA, Linguistics, College of Arts and Letters
  • Mayson Whipple, Portugal – Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

English Teaching Assistantship Award

  • Kaylah Jetton, Laos – BA, Global Studies in Arts and Humanities, College of Arts and Letters
  • Emily Keller, Spain – BA, Spanish and Secondary Education, College of Arts and Letters
  • Emily McHarg, Germany – BA, International Relations, James Madison College
  • Mariam Sayed, Morocco – BS, Physiology, College of Natural Sciences, BA, French, College of Arts & Letters

The following students have been designated as substitutes and have the option of receiving a scholarship if funding becomes available:

  • Solomon Kronberg, Thailand – BA, Comparative Cultures and Politics, James Madison College
  • Maxine Osorio, Spain – BA, Special Education, College of Education
  • Kelsey Wagner, Thailand – Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Bridget Walker, Malawi – BS, Clinical Laboratory Science, College of Natural Sciences

“The range of interests represented by this year’s finalists and alternates proves that no matter your home college, academic discipline or level of study, every Spartan can be a Global Spartan,” said Joy. Campbell, Fulbright Program Advisor at MSU. “MSU offers students the opportunity to view their studies through a global filter – we are so proud of these students who have taken this opportunity as they set out to begin amazing work in every corner of the world.”

Fulbright alumni continue to have enriched careers by joining a network of thousands of esteemed alumni, many of whom are leaders in their fields. Fulbright alumni include 61 Nobel Prize winners, 89 Pulitzer Prize winners, and 40 who have served as heads of state or government.

The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program and is supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world. The Fulbright Program is funded by an annual appropriation from the United States Congress to the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations and foundations around the world also provide direct and indirect support to the program.

Since 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 400,000 participants from more than 160 countries with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and help find solutions to international problems. common. The main source of funding for the Fulbright program is an annual appropriation from the United States Congress to the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations, and foundations in foreign countries and the United States also provide direct and indirect support.

The American Fulbright Student Program at MSU is administered through international studies and programs. For more information about the program, visit For more information on the Fulbright program or the United States Department of State, please visit

This story originally appeared on the International Studies and Programs Website.

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