Needham, Mass. (PRWEB) November 19, 2012
For the fourth time in its short history, Olin College of Engineering has been placed on The Chronicle of Higher Education's list of Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Students, in the specialized institution category. Olin is among just 13 such institutions in the nation making the list for the 2012-13 academic year, as published in November 2 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Since 2006 Olin College has been awarded a total of nine Fulbright fellowships, bringing its success rate to 36%, one of the highest among schools in its classification category. Steven Zhang ’11, Olin’s most recent Fulbright Scholar, is currently working in China, one of the programs most competitive countries. This fall he began to conduct research with Professor Jiaping Wu, an expert in resource management at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. Zhang’s research will examine the circular economy model of manufacturing firms in Zhejiang province.
Sponsored by the United States Department of State, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists from the United States to study abroad for one academic year. It is the largest international exchange program in the U.S. Click here to see the complete list of Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Students.