I feel honoured to recieve the Fulbright Award to USF to begin my research at such a fantastic university...

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The University of South Florida


The University of South Florida (USF) is a high-impact, global research university located in beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida's spectacular west coast. In addition to being a wonderful place to live, USF is among the top 50 universities, public or private, for U.S. federal research expenditures and is ranked in the top fifteen universities for research patents in the world. The university is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, a distinction attained by only 2.3 percent of all U.S. universities. 

At the heart of USF is a vibrant, diverse and engaged student body. Serving nearly 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion With 180 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialty and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine, there's something for everyone at USF. The university offers a dynamic learning environment that inspires innovation, creativity and collaboration in a remarkable research environment. More than 2,000 distinguished scholars, researchers and expert teachers, nearly all holding PhDs or the highest degrees in their fields, make up the USF faculty – including the 2012 Professor of the Year in the United States.

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