One student and two alums in the Norbert O. Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas have been named semi-finalists in the 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant competition.
The largest U.S. exchange program, Student Fulbright grants enable recipients to spend an academic year teaching, attending graduate school, or conducting research overseas.
From Conway, Arkansas, Laura Craig is a senior Political Science and Digital Film double-major. She hopes to enter graduate school at the University of Sussex, England to earn a Masters of Arts in Media Practice for Development and Social Change.
Maleka Momand, from Fort Smith, Arkansas, graduated in December 2016. A Political Science major, she has applied to teach English in Bulgaria.
Hailing from Texarkana, Texas, Madison Sewell graduated in May 2016 with a Health Science major. If awarded a Student Fulbright, she will serve as an English teaching assistant in the Czech Republic.
Fulbright U.S. Student alumni populate a range of professions and include ambassadors, members of Congress, judges, heads of corporations, university presidents, journalists, artists, professors, teachers, scientists, and health-care professionals, among others.