The Universtity of Massachusetts Amherst was named a Top Fulbright Producer for the fourth consecutive year. In the 2017–2018 academic year, UMass Amherst ranked 7th on a nationwide list of top-producing research institutions. Ten students from UMass Amherst received this prestigious award and are currently Fulbright scholars abroad during this academic year.
The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship international educational exchange program, which allows awardees to study, research, or teach English in a foreign country for a year. The Fulbright competition is administered at UMass Amherst through the Office of National Scholarship Advisement.