Thanks to a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant award and a Fulbright Critical Language Enhancement award, Owen Smith is headed to Russia where he'll spend ten months polishing his Russian and teaching English in Tyumen, a bustling city just north of the Kazakh border.
A December 2017 physics graduate, Owen minored in Russian, earning the distinction of Post-Secondary Russian Scholar Laureate from the American Council of Teachers of Russian and tutoring other students in Russian through the LEAD program. Together with two years as a Writing Center consultant, this background has prepared him well for his Fulbright experience.
The U.S. Student Fulbright Program offers numerous study, research, and teaching opportunities in more than 140 countries worldwide. It's just one of many merit-based award programs available to Missouri S&T students.