Peruvian Man Wins Fulbright Scholarship to Teach Quechua

Thursday August 24, 2017
Peruvian Man Wins Fulbright Scholarship to Teach Quechua

The winner of the prestigious Fulbright scholarship Braulio Quispe, a Peruvian national, will teach Quechua and Peruvian culture for 9 months to university students from the United States.

Mr. Quispe was awarded the Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) grant from the Fulbright Peru Commission, according to the United States Embassy.

Not only will he be an assistant professor of the Quechua language at the University of Delaware, but he will study for two semesters with all expenses covered, added the embassy.

"I am excited to have obtained this scholarship and I am preparing to give everything of myself and to transmit the Quechua culture, especially the Ayacucho, to that part of the United States."

The requirements to apply for the FLTA scholarship include Peruvian residency, 21 to 29 years of age, having a bachelor’s degree, English proficiency, demonstrate knowledge of the history and regional customs of Peru, among others.

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