Robert Gassman

2018 Fulbright Scholar

Robert Gassman

Robert Gassman

Robert Gassman has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to teach students in Taiwan.

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 am extremely honored and thankful for the opportunity to teach English in Taichung, Taiwan, as a member of the Fulbright program.

Collegiate experience

  • Areas of Study:

    • Graduated May, 2018, from the College of Arts and Sciences with degrees in history, Asian studies and political science.
  • Additional Awards:

    • McConnell Scholar
  • Inspired By:

    • I never would have been prepared to embark on such an enriching endeavor without the support of my loving parents, Rob and Terry Gassman, and the incredible mentorship and guidance from the faculty and staff of the University of Louisville. I believe my experience at the University of Louisville has adequately equipped me with skills necessary to be successful serving as not only an educator in Taiwan, but also a cultural ambassador of the United States. I will forever be grateful to the University of Louisville for providing me with a world-class educational experience.

Hometown information

  • Hometown:

    Louisville, Kentucky
  • High school:

    Christian Academy (2014)

  • Parents:

    Rob and Terry Gassman of Louisville.