Ark. (February 15, 2022)—Two Hendrix College seniors have been named
semifinalists for 2022-2023 Fulbright Awards.
Holman ’22 and Maggie Kleck ’22 are semifinalists for Study/Research Awards in
Finland. Holman plans to pursue a master’s degree in Neuroscience at the
University of Helsinki, and Kleck will enroll in the Inequalities,
Interventions, and New Welfare State Master of Arts program at the University
Holman and Kleck have been recommended by the Fulbright National Screening
Committee to proceed to the next stage of the award process. Final award
determinations will be made by the Finland Fulbright Commission. Finalists will
be announced over the next several weeks.
competition for Fulbright Study/Research grants is particularly stiff; being a
semifinalist is a notable accomplishment,” said Hendrix’s Fulbright Program
Advisor and Professor of Politics, Dr. Daniel J. Whelan. “We’re of course eager
to see both Kaylen and Maggie and named as finalists later this Spring.”
they shaped their applications, Kaylen and Maggie learned how to understand the
experiences they’ve accumulated during their time at Hendrix,” said Professor
of English and Coordinator of Distinguished Scholarships Dr. Dorian Stuber. “It’s
exhilarating to see Hendrix experience turned into personal narrative. No
matter what happens next, they’ll take that story with them.”
the Fulbright Program
The Fulbright Program is the
flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S.
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 U.S.
Congress to the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural
Affairs. Participating governments, host institutions, corporations, and
foundations in foreign countries and in the United States also provide direct
and indirect support. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis
of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership
potential in their fields. The Program operates in over 160 countries
worldwide. For more information about the
Fulbright Program, visit http://eca.state.gov/fulbright.
About Hendrix College
A private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas,
Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as one of the country’s leading
liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change
Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its
academic quality and rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a
fixture in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876,
Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To
learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.