Maria Taylor Receives Fulbright Award

Maria Taylor Receives Fulbright Award

Maria Taylor, Ph.D., Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning (Architectural History and Theory) has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Russia in Art & Architectural History, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently. Taylor’s project focus is: Russia; Soviet City-Environment Interactions in Cold War Siberia: Krasnoyarsk, 1950s-70s.

Taylor is one of more than 1,700 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2013-2014 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential.

The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The primary source of funding for the Fulbright Program is an annual appropriation made by the U.S. Congress to the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations and foundations in foreign countries and in the United States also provide direct and indirect support. The Program operates in over 155 countries worldwide.

Visit the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for more information on the Fulbright. Visit the Record for a list of U-M Fulbright student grantees.