Danilo Marin Fernandez is a 2021-2022 Fulbright Teaching Assistant at the Universidade da Beira Interior in Covilhã, Portugal. He graduated from the University of Florida, double majoring in English and Portuguese. Fascinated by Lusophone countries, he plans to engross himself in the culture and help local students improve their English. He also hopes to explore the vast nature surrounding Covilhã, drawing inspiration from it for his poetry.


US Student Program – Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award

Education: BA in English/Portuguese dual major, University of Florida Gainesville (2020)

Field of Study: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Project Title: “English Teaching Assistantship”

Host Institution, Location: University of Beira Interior, School of Arts and Humanities (FCSH-UBI), Covilhã

Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 9 months, starting in October 2021