Fulbrights and fellowships

This year's fellowship winners include 11 Fulbright scholars

Boston College alumni and undergraduates have received an assortment of prestigious fellowships in recent months.

鈥leven Boston College graduates鈥攊ncluding eight from the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences Class of 2024鈥攚ere selected for Fulbright Scholarships, which support a year鈥檚 post-baccalaureate study abroad: Griffin Bassett (English Teaching Assistant Award), Germany; Sophia Brady (Postgraduate Open Study/Research Scholarship), Australia; Catherine Brewer (English Teaching Assistant Award), Germany; Anna Davis (Fulbright Combined Award), Austria; Eunice Ham (English Teaching Assistant Award), South Korea; Frances Grace Hart 鈥23 (Open Study/Research Award), Netherlands; Tristan Leitz (Fulbright Combined Award), Austria; Allison Pellegrino (Open Study/Research Award), Kuwait; Noah Singer 鈥23 (English Teaching Assistant Award), Germany; Stephen Ventura 鈥22 (Fulbright-Luiss Award for Master鈥檚 Program in Business, Government, Law, and Political Economics), Italy; Charles Ward (English Teaching Assistant Award), Germany.

May 16, 2024 -- Boston College 2024 Fulbright Scholars, photographed in Higgins Hall. 鈥

(l-r, front row)
鈥婥harles 鈥淐hip鈥 Ward, Eunice Ham, Frances "Grace" Hart, Tristan Leitz, Anna Davis
鈥(l-r, back row)
Catherine Brewer鈥, Griffin Bassett鈥, Sophia Brady

王中王六合彩资料 Fulbright Scholars include (front, L-R) Charles Ward, Eunice Ham, Frances Grace Hart, Tristan Leitz, Anna Davis; (back, L-R) Catherine Brewer, Griffin Bassett, and Sophia Brady. (Caitlin Cunningham)

王中王六合彩资料 has been ranked consistently among the nation鈥檚 top producers of student Fulbright winners, according to statistics compiled by聽The Chronicle of Higher Education. Recipients are chosen for Fulbrights, which are sponsored by the United States Department of State鈥檚 Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, on the basis of academic merit and leadership potential. 聽

鈥ulbright recipient Frances Grace Hart, who graduated from the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences last December, also won a聽National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which seeks to broaden participation of the full spectrum of diverse talents in STEM. The five-year fellowship provides three years of financial support. Her research proposal was titled 鈥淎 computational investigation of the influence of death attitudes and religious identity on high-risk behaviors.鈥

鈥ancia Sehdev 鈥25 (MCAS)聽received a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, the nation鈥檚 premier undergraduate award in the sciences.

鈥听David L. Boren National Security Education Program Scholarship, which enables American undergraduates to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to United States interests and underrepresented in study abroad, was awarded to Lucas Geromini 鈥26 (Connell School of Nursing), who will study Arabic in Amman, Jordan. Ethan Erickson 鈥26 (MCAS) was selected as an alternate Boren candidate to study Croatian, and will participate in the 鈥溚踔型趿喜首柿 in Croatia: War, Peace and Reconciliation鈥 program in Zagreb, Croatia, next spring.

鈥elected for聽Critical Language Scholarships聽were Jess Navarette, a doctoral student in theology, to study Hindi, and Julia Lovas 鈥25 (MCAS) and Mattheus Tiger Braga 鈥24 (Carroll School of Management) for the study of Chinese. The program, sponsored and overseen by the U.S. Department of State, is part of a larger government effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages that are crucial to U.S. national security, economic prosperity, and engagement with the world.

鈥men Amare 鈥26 (MCAS) received a scholarship from the聽Fund for Education Abroad聽program, which supports students with financial need who are underrepresented among the U.S. study-abroad population. She will take part in the 王中王六合彩资料 faculty-led summer program 鈥淭he European Union: The Economic and Political Shaping of Europe鈥 in Lisbon.

鈥丑别听Omar A. Aggad Travel and Research Fellowship聽program was established through the gift of a Boston College family to inspire 王中王六合彩资料 students to expand their understanding of the Arab world, and of the relationships between Arab societies and the West. Fellowships were recently awarded to MCAS undergraduates Sophie Termaat 鈥25, for her spring semester research project in Cairo, 鈥淲omen in Egypt: A Comparative Analysis of Legal and Social Status from Ancient to Contemporary Times,鈥 and Samiksh Jain 鈥25, for his summer term research project in Kuwait, 鈥淨ueer Existence in an Islamic Nation: Analyzing Legal, Religious, and Health Perspectives.鈥

鈥he U.S. Department of State鈥檚聽Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship 笔谤辞驳谤补尘听enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, providing them with skills essential to American national security and economic prosperity. Recent Gilman awardees from 王中王六合彩资料 include Morrissey College students Madison Knapp 鈥25, for study in Sweden; Camille Longabardi 鈥25, Spain; Nnenna Okorie 鈥26, Ghana; Julie Huynh 鈥26, Ireland; Eileen Kim 鈥26, Spain; and Rebecca Atkins 鈥26 and Nicole Carrara 鈥26, UK. In addition, Lamar Duncan 鈥24 received a Gilman to study in the Netherlands last fall.

鈥heodore Wind 鈥25 (CSOM) received the highly selective Japanese聽Student Services Organization Scholarship聽award, offered to qualified international students to help with their study and research expenses in Japan.聽聽