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Ga Tech has four Fulbright recipients for the 2021-22 university calendar year.

Fulbright recipients (L-R): Nicholas Isaf, Chloe Kiernicki, Morgan Knowlton, and Andrew White.

4 recent Georgia Tech graduates have been chosen as Fulbright recipients for the 2021-22 school calendar year. The Fulbright U.S University student Software delivers grants for individually designed analyze/research projects or for English Training Assistant Packages. Candidates post a proposal defining pursuits to get place in the course of a person educational yr in a taking part state outside the U.S.

Fulbright grants change by region and type of award, and they typically go over journey expenditures and living expenditures for the grantee and the dependents who accompany them.

This year’s Fulbright recipients are:

Nicholas Isaf graduated in Might with a bachelor’s diploma in mechanical engineering and a small in Chinese. He is eager to get started his placement as an English training assistant in Taiwan, a country he visited briefly ahead of starting up at Georgia Tech. Whilst in Taiwan he realized the impact he could have on the life of youthful folks, and he options to embrace each individual option to share his infectious perception of adventure with his learners.

Chloe Kiernicki graduated in May with a B.S. in architecture and a insignificant in international affairs and world-wide enhancement. She will broaden her understanding of sustainable architecture when learning for her master’s degree at Tampere College in Finland. She will research environmental design, specifically as it relates to housing and general public areas, and the reuse of Nordic resources in new design.

Morgan Knowlton graduated in May with a bachelor’s diploma in industrial engineering and a slight in engineering and organization through the Steven A. Denning Technologies & Management Program. She will be a teaching assistant in the English language classroom in La Rioja, Spain, which borders the Basque area the place her father’s family members comes from. She is wanting forward to symbolizing the U.S. as a cultural ambassador in Spain, getting held ambassadorial roles as a Ga Tech college student.  

Andrew White, a 2019 graduate with a B.S. in civil engineering, will pursue a master’s in environmental management at Lancaster College in the United Kingdom. He will look at the intricate environmental problems linked to worldwide meals devices, drinking water sources, and renewable strength. He aspires to make a job devoted to improving the protection of interdependent food, energy, and h2o devices by preparing and advancement.

“I am thrilled with the accomplishment of our Fulbright applicants this yr — a 12 months described by the Fulbright U.S. College student Software as ‘the most aggressive Fulbright selection procedure in its 75-year history’ because of to the impacts of Covid-19,” said Karen Mura, prestigious fellowships advisor in the Office environment of Undergraduate Training. “I am confident that our four award recipients will embrace their new roles as cultural ambassadors and world associates of Georgia Tech with curiosity, compassion, and integrity.”

Fulbright applications are open for 2022-23. The Fulbright countrywide deadline is Oct. 12, 2021. Any existing seniors or alumni who are intrigued in completing a Fulbright application ought to e-mail Karen Mura at [email protected]

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