Grenadian Heads to United States on the Prestigious U.S. Fulbright Program

Fulbright Foreign Student scholar, Walt Williams (right), poses for a photo with U.S. Ambassador Linda Taglialatela at his pre-departure briefing.

The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the Organization of the Eastern Caribbean States is pleased to announce that Grenadian,Walt Williams, will travel to the United States to compzletehis graduate studies in Public Affairs at the University of Missouri-Columbia,funded by the U.S. Government.

Williams is part of the Fulbright Foreign Student scholarship cohort for the academic year 2018-19. He is presently employed as an Assistant Lecturer at the T.A. Marryshow Community College in Carriacou.

U.S. Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS Linda Taglialatela commented, “Grenada has many talented young people, and we are thrilled once again to haveFulbright scholars complete their graduate studies in the United States. We wish Walt all the best as he furthers his education through the prestigious Fulbright program.  We remain committed to educational exchanges to promote mutual understanding and build strong people-to-people relationships.”

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 Fulbright Foreign Student program enables graduate students, young professionals, and artists from abroad to research and study in the United States for one year or longer at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions.

For additional information on this prestigious program, please visit U.S. Embassy Bridgetown’s website at https://bb.usembassy.gov/education-culture/ec-scholarships/fulbright-scholarship-program/