Truman Announced as a Top Producer of Fulbright Awards

Truman was recognized as a top producer of U.S. Fulbright students for the 2014-2015 academic year by “The Chronicle of Higher Education."

Of Truman’s 19 Fulbright applicants, six were offered the award, which placed the University third nationally among master’s institutions. Truman tied with four other institutions across the U.S.

The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. A current objective of the program is to encourage participants to find innovative solutions to global issues such as climate change and pandemics.

Since its inception in 1946, the Fulbright Program has provided more than 300,000 participants, chosen for their academic merit and leadership potential, with the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns.  

The Fulbright competition is administered at Truman through Maria Di Stefano, associate provost and dean of graduate studies. For more information about the program or the application process visit

The complete Fulbright rankings for 2014-2015 can be found at