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European Studies graduating senior wins Fulbright for Austria

May 25, 2016

Hamda Yusuf is a graduating senior majoring in European Studies with a minor in African Studies at the Jackson School of International Studies. She also will graduate in June with a minor in Germanics.

She recently was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship (2016-2017) in a first-ever cohort for a “Community-Based Combined Grant,” which requires both community work and teaching in a foreign country.

In fall 2016, she’ll be heading to Austria for 9 months to support Refugees Welcome, a non-profit that is dealing with the Middle East refugee crisis there, and will be an English teaching assistant in secondary schools.

To read more, see a full feature on Hamda by the Jackson School of International Studies