Brooklyn College is listed among the nation’s colleges and universities producing the most U.S. Fulbright Scholars in 2014-15, according to a report recently released by the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

Awardees this year include: William Cheung, a CUNY B.A. student at Brooklyn College, who travels to Germany to teach English; Daniel Friedman, an M.F.A. Poetry student, who travels to Austria to study linguistics; John Horgan, an M.A. in Education student who travels to Malaysia to teach English; and Chris Martin, an M.A. in Education student who travels to Indonesia to teach English.

Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 360,000 participants—chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential—with the opportunity to exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. Over 1,800 U.S. students, artists and young professionals in more than 100 different fields of study are offered Fulbright Program grants to study, teach English, and conduct research annually. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program operates in over 140 countries throughout the world.

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