Syracuse Abroad Alumni Awarded Fulbright Opportunities

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program has awarded several Syracuse University Abroad alumni the opportunity to explore their research and teaching interests around the world for the 2017-18 year. Of the seven students awarded from Syracuse University, five are alumni of at least one Syracuse Abroad program. Two, Frederick Cieri and Meghan Mistry, have represented Syracuse Abroad as student global ambassadors.

Congratulations to all!

Amber Barrow ’17, neuroscience and biology, College of Arts and Sciences; Syracuse Beijing Center Spring 2016

  • Study/Research Grant, Public Health, China

Rachel Brown-Weinstock ’17, sociology, citizenship and civic engagement, and policy studies, College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell School; South Africa: A Global Health Experience Summer 2015 & 2016

  • English Teaching Assistantship, South Africa

Frederick Cieri ’17, modern languages and international relations, College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell School; Syracuse Strasbourg Center Spring 2015, Madrid Summer Session Summer 2015, World Partner CET Brazil Fall 2016 & Spring 2017, Abroad Global Ambassador

  • English Teaching Assistantship, Spain

Hasmik Djoulakian ’17, women’s and gender students and citizenship and civic engagement, College of Arts and Sciences and Maxwell School; Syracuse Florence Center Spring 2015

  • English Teaching Assistantship, Armenia

Meghan Mistry ’17, broadcast and digital journalism, Newhouse School; Syracuse London Center Spring 2016, Abroad Global Ambassador

  • English Teaching Assistantship, Malaysia

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, which is the largest U.S. exchange program with 1,900 grants awarded annually, allows students to take on international study, research and teaching opportunities as part of U.S. Sen. J. William Fulbright’s vision in 1945 for the “promotion of international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture and science.”

Students interested in applying to the Fulbright program should contact the Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising (315.443.2759, The campus deadline for the 2017-18 application cycle is Sept. 11, 2017.