And they’re off! The U.S. Embassy’s 2019 Fulbright Awardees left the island for the United States today on August 12, 2019! Our Counselor for Public Affairs Jeremiah Knight, had an opportunity to meet with the Awardees prior to their departure. These young Jamaicans will commence studies in the areas of political science, public administration & policy, urban & regional planning, sociology, higher education and the fine arts. This prestigious Program offers competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers and professionals.
The Fulbright Program is the U.S. Government’s flagship international education exchange program and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries. The Fulbright Program attracts the brightest talent in the world, who share a commitment to return home and make a difference through collaboration and innovation. The Fulbright Program operates in over 160 countries worldwide.
We wish all success in their academic endeavors! #USCaribbean2020