Suffolk University Graduate Student Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship


A graduate of Colby College with a bachelor of arts degree, Bligh is a research assistant at ForstmannLeff in Boston. She is the daughter of William and Lee Bligh of Meriden, Connecticut.

Fulbright grants are made to United States citizens and nationals of other countries for a variety of educational activities, primarily university lecturing, advanced research, graduate study and teaching in elementary and secondary schools. Since the program's inception in 1946, more than 250,000 participants who were chosen for their leadership potential have had the opportunity to observe each other's political, economic and cultural institutions.

Each year the U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 scholars and professionals to more than 140 countries to lecture or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields.

Suffolk University, located on Boston's historic Beacon Hill, is a comprehensive, global institution distinguished by its teaching and the intellectual contributions of its faculty. Suffolk offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 70 areas of study. Its mission is to provide quality education at an affordable cost for students of all ages and backgrounds. Suffolk has a combined enrollment of 7,000 full-time and part-time students at its College of Arts and Sciences, Sawyer Business School and Law School.

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