Alumnus Aliza Waxman, MSc Public Health in Developing Countries ’11, has been awarded a Fulbright US Student Program scholarship to South Africa in Public Health. Waxman, who is based in Washington D.C, is one of more than 1,700 US citizens who will travel abroad for the 2013-2014 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential.
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the US government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The primary source of funding for the Fulbright Program is an annual appropriation made by the US Congress to the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations and foundations in foreign countries and in the United States also provide direct and indirect support. The Program operates in over 155 countries worldwide.
Many congratulations to Aliza – we wish her the best of luck in her future studies!