Rachel Jankowski ’22 realized to surmount academic and daily life difficulties when at Denison. These identical techniques have been encouraging her in Poland, the place she is conducting environmental science study as a 2022-23 Fulbright pupil.
Jankowski is 1 of five modern Denison graduates who ended up provided prestigious Fulbright U.S. Pupil grants for the 2022-2023 educational yr — a complete that as soon as all over again secured Denison’s position as a Fulbright Top rated Making Institution. The system introduced its listing on Friday, Feb. 10.
Denison has been named a Leading Producer for 5 of the previous 6 a long time.
Other Denison award recipients who aided the higher education earn the designation are Hannah Gilson ’22, who is on an English educating assistantship in Bulgaria Cynthia Guerrero ’22, on an English training assistantship in Peru Sarah Schubert ’21, on an English training assistantship in Mexico and Michael Ball ’22, who was awarded an English educating assistantship in Uzbekistan but declined to pursue another chance.
Funded by the U.S. Section of State’s Bureau of Instructional and Cultural Affairs, Fulbright grants build intercontinental bridges via education and learning. Awardees shell out a submit-graduate academic calendar year training English, conducting research, or finding out at a university in just one of more than 140 collaborating nations.
Fulbright grants are awarded based mostly on tutorial and specialist achievement, as nicely as applicants’ documents of assistance and management prospective in their respective fields.
Denison prepares its students to thrive as Fulbright awardees as a result of the college’s rigorous academics, substantial analysis and internship prospects, and robust faculty mentorship philosophy, says Adam Davis, a background professor and the director of Denison’s Lisska Middle for Intellectual Engagement.
“That Denison when again has been named a top producer of Fulbright awards underscores what we currently know — a Denison instruction equips its students with challenging and fulfilling tutorial encounters, a must have life competencies, and the self-assurance and dexterity required to navigate an significantly globalized and complicated environment,” Davis says. “These Fulbright awards are a testament to our students’ deep world engagement, intellectual curiosity, and motivation to creating intercultural knowledge.”
That’s been specifically the knowledge for Jankowski.