Ben Anderson

2019 Fulbright Scholar

Ben Anderson

Ben Anderson

Ben Anderson has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Grant to teach English 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


Collegiate experience

  • Areas of Study:

    • Graduated May, 2019, with a degree in political science from the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Additional Awards:

    • Won Boren and Critical Language scholarships in 2019 but declined both to accept the Fulbright. Also earned a CLS in 2018 but declined it to accept a Public Policy and International Affairs Program (PPIA) fellowship. Anderson is a Brown Fellow, Ali Scholar and Porter Scholar.

Hometown information

  • Hometown:

    Louisville, Kentucky

  • High school:

    St. Francis High School (2015)

  • Parents:

    Karen Chandler and David Anderson, both of Louisville