Matsui Center Fellow Sofia Greenwald awarded prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

April 11, 2024

The Institute of Governmental Studies wishes to extend its congratulations to Sofia Greenwald, for recently being chosen as a Fulbright Scholar for the 2024-2025 academic year! Sofia will be taking international business courses at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, one of Mexico’s most esteemed universities, and simultaneously completing a Mexican or multinational corporate internship in Mexico City.

About the Fulbright Program:

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program expands perspectives through academic and professional advancement and cross-cultural dialogue. Fulbright creates connections in a complex and changing world. In partnership with more than 140 countries worldwide, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers unparalleled opportunities in all academic disciplines to passionate and accomplished graduating college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals from all backgrounds. Program participants pursue graduate study, conduct research, or teach English abroad. 

During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences.  The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. Through engagement in the community, individuals will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding.