Award: Fulbright Irish FLTA Award
Institution: National University of Ireland Galway
Ms Ellen Corbett is from County Tyrone and is currently completing her BA International with German and Léann an Aistriúcháin at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG). As part of her degree, Ellen attended Universitat Leipzig in Germany where she had the opportunity to teach Irish to her fellow students. She has a great interest in translation – one of her translations from German to Irish will shortly be published in An Reiviú academic journal, she will be the first ever undergraduate to be included. Ellen is a student ambassador for NUIG, contributing to the student newspaper, radio station, clubs including An Cumann Gaelach, and teaching an Irish language course for international students. Ellen is also completing an Dioplóma sa Ghaeilge with Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge, OÉ Gaillimh. She will be a Fulbright Irish FLTA to the University of Montana.