May 16, 2019
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Five recent UCF graduates have received prestigious Fulbright awards that will allow them to travel abroad to pursue research and educational opportunities or teach English. Two of them are from the College of Arts and Humanities.

Evan Rosato ’18 received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in studio art, with a focus on drawing and printmaking. He was named a Fulbright Research Grantee and will be researching sustainable printmaking techniques at the Academy for Visual Arts in Ghent, Belgium for his Fulbright experience. Honors Scholar Alexis Jahncke ’19 graduated this month with a degree in English literature and has been named an English Teaching Assistant. She will go to Montenegro in Eastern Europe to teach English and advise students interested in coming to the U.S. for college.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, sponsored by the State Department, started in 1946 and awards about 1,900 grants annually to scholars from all areas of study. Forty Knights have received Fulbright awards in UCF’s history.

Read more about the five UCF Fulbright awardees at UCF Today.