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RIT Global

RIT student Karthikha Sri Indran, a Biomedical Sciences major in the College of Health Sciences and Technology, has received a Fulbright Canada Mitacs Global Link fellowship to assist with research in Canada during the summer of 2024. This program provides exceptional undergraduate students from universities in the United States with the opportunity to participate in a 10—to 12-week research internship under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in various academic disciplines, from science, engineering, and mathematics to the humanities and social sciences.

Karthikha will assist with research at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, on a project titled "What Makes a Brain Resilient to Alzheimer’s Disease".

The Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the U.S. (Fulbright Canada) is a binational, treaty-based, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization with a mandate to identify the best and brightest minds in both countries and engage them in residential academic exchange.

The Fulbright Canada Mitacs Globalink fellowship is a highly competitive and prestigious opportunity. It offers students a platform to showcase their academic achievements, skills, and research interests. The fellowship provides financial support and opens doors to a unique research experience in Canada, fostering international collaboration and cultural exchange.

RIT students interested in applying for the Fulbright Canada Mitacs Globalink fellowship should contact Jenny Sullivan (, Director of Education Abroad & International Fellowships.