The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board selected Rachel Shriver, a senior secondary English education major from Manassas, Virginia, for a Fulbright award to Colombia.

According to the notification letter sent by Ambassador Jeffrey L. Bleich (ret.), chair of the Fulbright board, “Your grant is a reflection of your leadership and contributions to society, and is made possible through funds appropriated annually by the U.S. Congress and, in many cases, by contributions from partner countries and the private sector.”

Shriver said she’s pleased that she gets to continue to learn.

“I feel so incredibly honored, because before I came to Penn State, I thought that that type of thing was for other types of people. I didn’t think that was like a ‘Rachel’ thing,” Shriver

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