Rolandson Le

2021 Fulbright Scholar

Rolandson Le

Rolandson Le

Rolandson Le has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Taiwan.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in more than 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. Administered in the U.S. by the Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright program was established in 1946 to promote international goodwill through education and cultural exchange.

As a first-generation Asian-American that grew up in Kentucky, I have not had many chances to connect with my roots. Fulbright is giving me that opportunity; I will not take that for granted."

Undergraduate Achievements:

Graduated May 2021 with bachelor of arts in biology with a minor in Chinese.


Dr. Ming Wu, assistant professor, department of classical and modern languages; Toree Parrish; Dr. Mark Running, biology associate professor; and Drs. Bethany Smith and Charlie Leonard, who oversee national and international scholarships at UofL. "I am truly thankful for these four people for being invested in me; I would not have made it this far without all of you!"


Louisville, KY

High School:

Saint Xavier


Roland Le and Eling Thai, Louisville, KY