Jameson, NHS major, awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Jameson, NHS major, awarded Fulbright Scholarship

11 Apr 2014    

Abigail Jameson, a nutrition and health sciences major, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Scholarship to Indonesia for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Jameson, a graduate of Grand Island Senior High School, is a member of UNL's William H. Thompson Learning Community. She is the first UNL student to receive a Fulbright Award this year.

The Fulbright Program, established in 1946 and funded by the U.S. Department of State, is designed to foster understanding between the United States and other countries.

The U.S. Student Fulbright program gives recent graduates, graduate students and young professionals the opportunity to conduct research, study or teach in one of 155 designated countries. About 8,000 grants are awarded annually and about 1,600 of those grants are awarded to U.S. students.

"Most of all, I'm proud," Jameson said. "This (Fulbright) feels like the biggest thing I've accomplished. It was a big risk."

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