A Record 12 Amherst Seniors or Recent Graduates Win Fulbright Fellowships

May 17, 2010; updated June 9, 2010

With the last-minute acceptance of another Amherst applicant, a record 12 seniors and recent graduates are among 1,500 U.S. citizens who have won J. William Fulbright Fellowships to study and teach abroad during the 2010-11 academic year. Previously the largest number of winners for the college was 10 during the 2008-09.