MIAMI (Feb. 10, 2020) – Florida International University is among the 21 U.S. doctoral institutions that produced the most Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2019-2020, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced Monday.

Six scholars from FIU were awarded Fulbright grants for 2019-2020 in fields of scholarship ranging from history to science. The Chronicle of Higher Education published the list of top producers of Fulbright Scholars on Monday.

The Fulbright U.S. Scholars program is the U.S. government’s competitive flagship international educational exchange program. It awards grants to U.S. faculty and administrators to conduct research, teach, or study foreign educational systems overseas. It also makes awards to visiting scholars from across the world to engage at U.S. campuses.

The following FIU faculty received Fulbright Scholar Awards in 2019-2020:

  • Norman Munroe, professor of engineering
    • Lectures and conducts research on petroleum/coal/gas engineering at the University of Guyana in Georgetown, Guyana

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