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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, April 07, 2016 6:10 am

South Side, IPFW grad gets Fulbright

The Journal Gazette

Alexander Allison, a 2015 graduate of IPFW, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Colombia for the 2016-17 academic year.

Fulbright is the flagship international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. A Fulbright student spends an academic year abroad, all expenses paid, to conduct independent research, teach English, or study in one of over 160 countries worldwide. Over the past three years, only 17 percent of applicants have been awarded a Fulbright to Colombia.

A South Side High School graduate, Allison majored in history at IPFW and graduated with an honors program certificate. He also spent a semester abroad studying in Valparaiso, Chile.