Sixteen Stanford Students and alumni awarded Fulbright Grants

Alexa Russo

The Stanford-affiliated Fulbright recipients will travel to 14 countries, including the Dominican Republic, India, Laos, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, and Zimbabwe, where they will research and study during the 2022-23 academic year.

Sixteen Stanford seniors, graduate students, and alumni have been awarded grants to pursue special projects abroad next year with funding from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. This year’s Stanford-affiliated Fulbright students will travel to 14 countries for the 2022-23 academic year, including the Dominican Republic, India, Laos, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, and Zimbabwe, where they will carry out individually designed research projects, pursue graduate study programs, or take part in English Teaching Assistant Programs. Among the grantees, two have been awarded the Fulbright National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship to Kenya and Honduras.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, which is designed to build lasting connections between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, awards grants annually to more than 1,900 diverse U.S. students, artists, and early career professionals who will pursue special projects in more than 140 countries.

Stanford’s 2022-23 Fulbright recipients

Alexa Russo (PhD student in Anthropology) will analyze how various actors seek to address India’s agrarian challenges through forms of sustainable agriculture, with the cooperative as a key structure of implementation and women as pivotal agents of change.

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