Eight UGA students have been awarded international travel-study grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Seven of the students accepted the scholarships. Recipients of the U.S. Student Full Grants, which cover research, study and creative opportunities, include two students who recently earned undergraduate degrees at UGA: spring 2013 graduate Katherine Lacksen of Sparta and fall 2012 graduate Tierney O’Sullivan of Roswell.
Two current doctoral students also received full grants: Derek Bentley of Fayetteville and Gregory Moss of Lawrenceville.
The English Teaching Assistantship Grants, which place recipients in K-12 schools and universities to serve as language-learning assistants, were given to three students who recently earned undergraduate degrees at UGA: spring 2013 graduate Geoffrey Nolan of Oxford, spring 2012 graduate Alyson Pittman of Bainbridge and spring 2013 graduate Melissa Siegel of Atlanta.