Kyle Hilbrecht

2018 Fulbright Scholar

Kyle Hilbrecht

Kyle Hilbrecht

Kyle Hilbrecht has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to teach students in Laos.

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.

“I cannot begin to describe how honored I am to receive the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant award to Laos. I am so excited to be able to experience the culture of Laos and begin the cross cultural exchange that Fulbright fosters.”

Collegiate experience

  • Areas of Study:

    • Graduated May, 2018, from the College of Arts and Sciences with a degree in political science.
  • Additional Awards:

    • McConnell Scholar

Inspired By

Deborah Skaggs Speth mentored me through revising all of my documents and helping craft my Fulbright essays.
Vincent Joshua Adams wrote me a recommendation letter. Deborah Skaggs wrote me a recommendation letter.
Jason Abbott wrote me a recommendation letter.

Hometown information

    • Hometown:

      Louisville, Kentucky
    • High school:

      St. Xavier (2014)
    • Parents

      Sharron and Kirk Hilbrecht of Louisville