Hanna DeMarcus

2016 Fulbright Scholar

Hanna DeMarcus

Hanna DeMarcus

Hanna DeMarcus has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to Belarus.

The U.S. Student Fulbright Program, a federally sponsored international, educational and cultural exchange, recognizes academic merit and leadership potential. The program promotes mutual understanding between U.S. residents and people in more than 155 countries worldwide. Fulbrights are among the most prestigious awards in higher education.

“The Fulbright ETA program in Belarus will allow me to further my Russian language skills and gain experience teaching English. I’m excited at the prospect of exploring a new Eastern European country.”

Collegiate experience

  • Areas of study:
    Graduated May 2015 graduate from the College of Arts and Science with an English and humanities major.
  • Other recognition and honors:
    Critical Language Scholarship

Inspired By

“Professor Tom Dumstorf helped me immensely, both throughout the Fulbright process and throughout my college career. He suggested numerous opportunities to pursue my interest in Russian, helped me set up my first study abroad, and provided general advice with applications."

Hometown information

  • Hometown:
    Villa Hills, Ky
  • High school:
    2011 graduate of Dixie Heights High School
  • Parents:
    Debbie and Preston DeMarcus, Villa Hills