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A Bit of Bad News from Hanover

George Potts observes that the winners of the latest Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, and Luce scholarships have been announced, and there are no Dartmouth students among them. That’s a shame.

UPDATE: A reader e-mails a clarification:

George Potts has some incomplete data on postgraduate awards—in particular, the Fulbright award list, in addition to being for this year (not the upcoming 2007-2008 competition), only provides the names for those Fulbrights awarded to the United Kingdom. There were, last year, 29 awards to the United Kingdom, while there are 701 awards available to various regions of Europe alone. While it’s true that the United Kingdom is by far the most competitive, there are many other Fulbright awards—and none of them have been awarded for the upcoming year.

Dartmouth was fairly successful last year, but none of the winners went to Britain and thus none are listed: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~news/releases/2006/05/18.html

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