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College of Education alumni in final rounds for Fulbright scholarship

Several outstanding Broncos are pursuing highly competitive scholarships this spring, including one Truman finalist and six Fulbright semifinalists, with two Fulbright semifinalists from the College of Education.

Nearly half of Boise State’s Fulbright scholarship applicants become semifinalists. The two semifinalists for English teaching assistant awards abroad from the College of Education are:

Olivia Bates
  • Olivia Bates (elementary education, ’20) – Indonesia
  • Daniel Hopkins (history and social science secondary education, ’19) – Netherlands
Daniel Hopkins

Other Fulbright semifinalists:

Wayne Hamilton (history, ’21) – Bosnia
Sandra Siharath (psychology, ’21) – Laos
Ben Geffon (English, linguistics, global studies, ’21) – Kazakhstan
Julia Donegan (political science, ’19) – Malaysia

Winners of the Truman and Fulbright awards will be announced in the coming months.