Three University of Redlands students are awarded Fulbright honors
Students will research and teach abroad this summer
REDLANDS, May 8, 2013— University of Redlands students Adrian Poloni, Jessie Chansler and Hailey Lopez have been selected as Fulbright scholars from the University. Poloni and Chansler will travel to Mexico and Guatemala, respectively, this summer to conduct research and teach.
This year’s recipients continue the strong showing of Fulbright scholars at Redlands, which has sent students abroad as international scholars for the past six years.
“This brings the total number of awards for the University's graduating seniors to 15 over six years. We had seven finalists this year and three of them received awards,” said University of Redlands Business Administration Professor Jack Osborn, who assists interested students in the application process for a Fulbright awards.
“When you compare our ratio of applicants to awards, Redlands is highly competitive with the major research institutions,” added Osborn.
Lopez has declined her award because she plans to attend a master's program at Ohio State University, Osborn said.
Approximately 310,000 "Fulbrighters," 116,900 from the United States and 192,800 from other countries, have participated in the program since its inception over sixty years ago. The Fulbright Program awards approximately 8,000 new grants annually.