Eight students and three faculty received Fulbright awards for 2019-2020.
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Gabriele, a 2019 graduate, is the university’s 17th Rhodes Scholar.
The fellowship lasts a full academic year and allows students to conduct formal research and pursue advocacy efforts on a specific topic.
Scholars will spend four weeks of their summer exploring the world of modern scientific research at some of the nation’s leading laboratories and universities.
Each scholar is awarded $7,500 to support undergraduate research in their junior or senior year.
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The scholarship was created to encourage more American students to study in the Middle East.
Hester will participate in an intensive eight-week Chinese language course at Shaanxi Normal University.
The scholarship will cover his remaining undergraduate tuition, a stipend, summer internships and then a job upon graduation.
Reese is an English major and studio art minor.
Syed is a biology major and a Middle East and South Asia studies minor.
Christopher McCrackin ’20 has won a $34,000 Beinecke Scholarship to help fund his graduate studies.
Sophie Wilks ’21 has won a $4,300 Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship for her project.
Agrippina has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain.
Her scholarship will fund a nine- to 12-month study of small-scale cultural heritage looting operations in the Golden Triangle of India.
Abiza will receive a master’s degree in global affairs from Tsinghua University in China.
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