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Drexel Students Receive Fulbright Scholarship

May 6, 2011

Four Drexel students received the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for study and research abroad in 2011-12, the most in any year in Drexel's history! Huge congratulations to Caitlin Costello (BA International Areas Studies, 2010), Janani Singaravelu (MS Medical Science, 2011), Karen Sullam (PhD Environmental Science, 2013), and Daniel Tedesco (BA International Areas Studies, 2011).

Caitlin CostelloCaitlin will be spending a year in Senegal conducting research on domestic rice production in one of the most food-import-dependent countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Karen SullamKaren has received a Fulbright to Switzerland to conduct research at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, one of the world’s leading aquatic ecology research institutes.

Janani SingaraveluJanani will be participating in a Public Health study on the spread of the HIV/TB co-infection at Christian Medical College in Vellore, Tamil Nadu India.

Daniel TedescoDaniel plans to study the Chinese government's Student Village Officials (SVOs) program, a youth leadership program which places recent graduates into rural villages as assistants to local officials.

We are extremely proud of their accomplishments and wish them all the best of luck.

For more information please visit or email the Drexel Fellowships Office at!