The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board awarded Maryvale alumna Maeve Duffy ’13 with a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to the Czech Republic. Through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Maeve will conduct research, teach English and provide expertise in the Czech Republic for the 2017-2018 school year. Her academic and professional achievements, which include receiving the Barnard College Campbell Award, as well as service and leadership potential in her area of study served as the foundation for her selection.
The Fulbright Program is the leading international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Recipients of Fulbright awards address critical global challenges while building relationships, gaining knowledge and fostering leadership in support of the long-term interests of the United States. After completing their program, Fulbright Award winners achieve distinction in various fields, including 57 who have been awarded the Nobel Prize, 82 who have received Pulitzer Prizes and 37 who have served as a head of state or government.