For the 29th year, UC Davis has been selected to host the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, an initiative of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
Hailing from Mexico’s Instituto Tecnologico del Valle de Oaxaca (ITVO), plant biologist Javier Lopez-Baltazar first came to UC Davis in 2010 as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar to research alongside UC Davis scientists—the start of a life-changing experience.
Elsa Andrea Brugnoli is a research assistant in the Agriculture College at Northeast National University in Corrientes, Argentina and spent September through December 2017 at the University of California, Davis, on a Fulbright scholarship.
Rovshan Abbasov, from Khazar University in Azerbaijan, spent the 2010-11 academic year in the United States on a Fulbright scholarship. The following details memories of his time in the U.S. and at UC Davis.
Dr. Joannishka K. Dsani was placed as an intern with the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA) through the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship and considers it a "life-changing experience."
Two leadership seminars, one in 2018 and one in 2020, will provide visiting Fulbright Afghanistan Students with the skills necessary to both ease their transition and succeed with their graduate studies in the U.S. and prepare them for re-entry to Afghanistan.
For the 2018–19 academic year, 13 UC Davis students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright fellowships—the largest group of Aggies ever awarded—with the recipients’ global footprint stretching from Mexico to Malaysia, Iceland to Taiwan.