Natasha Mundkur

2019 Fulbright Scholar

Natasha Mundkur

Natasha Mundkur

Natasha Mundkur has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Grant to teach students in India.

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


It is hard to put in so many words what receiving a Fulbright means to me. In part, it means that I have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people across the world, who will I will learn from just as much as I am teaching. [...] It is my ultimate goal to be part of bridging the gap between my native culture and the culture in which I grew up.”

Collegiate experience

  • Areas of Study:

    • Graduated May, 2019, from the College of Arts & Sciences with degrees in political science and business marketing
  • Additional Awards:

    • McConnell Scholars Program; Critical Language Scholarship (2018) to India.

Inspired By

Julie Bunck – encouraged me to apply for Fulbright ever since I was a sophomore at this university. Even though she was teaching abroad when I completed my Fulbright application, I credit her largely for encouraging me to apply.

Hometown information

  • Hometown:

    Louisville, Kentucky

  • High school:

    duPont Manual High School

  • Parents:

    Siddharth and Bandana Mundkur of Louisville