Office of Engaged Learning

The Office of Engaged Learning is the central hub of programs in which faculty and staff help students maximize their undergraduate experience through learning beyond the classroom, linking transformational education to opportunities for application.

May 22, 2024
Baylor Adds 18th Fulbright Recipient to Record Year for Major Fellowships, Awards

As the spring 2024 semester concludes, Baylor University is celebrating a phenomenal year for Baylor students and recent alumni earning prestigious and highly competitive fellowships and awards, including a record-extending 18th Fulbright Scholarship.

May 9, 2024
Dream big: Baylor ECS grad inspired toward his Ph.D. by BU mentors

The first time Auldynn Chambers heard someone suggest he consider pursuing his doctorate after graduating from Baylor, his immediate thought was, “Only really smart people get Ph.D.s. I’m not smart enough to do that.”

Soon, Chambers will be doing just that, and pursuing a passion he discovered at Baylor — artificial organ development.

May 2, 2024
Baylor Students Win Boren Scholarship, NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, GEM Fellowship

Baylor University students continue to earn highly competitive major fellowships and awards during a record-setting year in which they have earned the Fulbright, Goldwater, Critical Language and Churchill scholarships. Now students can add a Boren Scholarship, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF GRF) and the GEM Fellowship to the list.

Apr. 24, 2024
Baylor Students, Alumni Break Record for Fulbright U.S. Student Grants

A record 16 Baylor University students and recent alumni have been selected for Fulbright U.S. Student Grants from the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program that offers students grants to pursue graduate study, conduct research or teach English abroad.

Scholar Profiles

Gloria Conatser
Fulbright Scholar

B.S.Ed. ’22, secondary social studies; Waco (Germany)

Tashi Flaig
Fulbright Scholar

B.A. ’18, language and linguistics; Waco (Colombia)

Ashlyn Freemyer
Fulbright Scholar

B.A. ’22, University Scholar; Woodway, Texas (Bulgaria)

Olivia Gorrell
Fulbright Scholar

.Mus. ’22, applied music, German; Belton, Texas (Germany)

Courtney Haubert
Fulbright Scholar

B.A. ’22, philosophy, psychology; Dublin, California (Bulgaria)

Preston Iha
Fulbright Scholar

B.A. ’22, religion; Honolulu (Timor-Leste)

Andrew Kim
Fulbright Scholar

B.A. ’22, University Scholar; The Woodlands, Texas (Taiwan)

Raquel Nunez
Fulbright Scholar

B.A. ’20, M.A. ’22, Spanish; Conroe, Texas (Brazil)

Saawan Patel
Fulbright Scholar

 B.B.A. ’22, Baylor Business Fellow; Pasadena, Texas (Montenegro)

Gloria Smith
Fulbright Scholar

M.A. ’22, Spanish; Plano, Texas (Brazil)

Faith VanVleet
Fulbright Scholar

B.A. ’22, University Scholar; The Woodlands, Texas (Ukraine)

Camille Watson
Fulbright Scholar

B.A. ’22, University Scholar, Russian, professional writing and rhetoric; Kandern, Germany (Azerbaijan)

Nathan Rowan
Fulbright Scholar

B.S. ’22, statistics, sociology; Phoenix (Denmark)

Alexandra Tyra
Research Award

M.A. ’19, psychology doctoral candidate; Phoenix (United Kingdom)

Kate Rojales
Churchill Scholar

B.S. ’22, chemistry; Milton, Georgia; pursue Master of Science in chemistry at the University of Cambridge

Arvind Muruganantham
Goldwater Scholar

Senior, biology; Fremont, California; pursue M.D./Ph.D. in stem cell biology

Veronica Bonifacio Penales
Truman Scholar

Senior, international studies, professional writing and rhetoric; Shreveport, Louisiana; pursue a joint Juris Doctor and Master of
Public Policy

Mina Dwumfour-Poku
U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholar

B.S. ’22, biology; Sunnyvale, Texas; Swahili (Tanzania)

Uchechukwu Oguchi
U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholar

Senior, University Scholar; The Woodlands, Texas; Arabic (Oman, virtual program)


José Arráiz-Rada
Boren Scholar

Senior, philosophy and international studies; Katy, Texas; Mandarin (Taiwan)

Madeline French
Boren Scholar

 Junior, University Scholar; language and linguistics; League City, Texas; Japanese (Japan)