May 30, 2024


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Seventeen Stanford students and alumni awarded Fulbright Grants

Seventeen folks with Stanford affiliations are among this year’s recipients of 2021-22 grants from the Fulbright U.S. University student System, which gives funding for independently built study tasks, graduate pupil programs and English Teaching Assistant Packages abroad.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Plan has awarded grants to 17 Stanford affiliates for the 2021-22 academic 12 months. (Picture credit rating: Fulbright U.S. College student Software)

This year’s recipients from Stanford involve seven learners from the course of 2021 and four other recent alumni. Five graduate pupils earning doctorates in the College of Humanities and Sciences and 1 MD student in the Faculty of Medication also acquired grants. The Stanford-affiliated Fulbright grantees will vacation to 13 nations around the world, like Australia, Belgium, Côte d’Ivoire, India, Israel, Mexico, the Netherlands and Senegal.

The method, which is created to make connections concerning the individuals of the United States and the men and women of other nations around the world, has awarded 2021-22 grants to extra than 1,900 U.S. citizens, who will go after special jobs in extra than 140 nations.

Stanford’s 2021-22 Fulbright recipients

Elías Galvez-Arango (BA in City Experiments, ’20) will get the job done with professors at Federal College of Minas Gerais and Federal College de Ouro Preto in Brazil to look at spatial and demographic traits in intercity bus transportation.

Jiyoung Jeong (BA in Heritage, ’21) will teach English in Taiwan, run artistic composing workshops, join an a cappella team and immerse herself in the regional tradition to discover about Taiwan’s training method.

Anna Lachenauer (MD university student) will use metagenomic procedures to investigate pathogenic emergence in Australia, making use of tick-borne ailment as a scenario examine.

Angela Leocata (PhD college student in Anthropology) will take a look at intergenerational underemployment among the women of all ages in Minas Gerais, Brazil as a result of investigate affiliated with the Federal College of Minas Gerais and College Center of Caratinga.

Kathy Liu (BS in Elements Science & Engineering, ’21) will perform analysis on molecular motors for building synthetic muscle groups and molecularly-sized smooth robots with Professor Ben Feringa (2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry) in the Netherlands.

Sarah Myers (BA in Intercontinental Relations, ’21) will do the job with Professor Armin Selbitschka of Ludwig Maximilians College in Munich, Germany, to examine relations involving the European Union and the People’s Republic of China.

Danielle Nguyen (MA in Sustainability Science and Practice,’21) will instruct English and learn much more about environmental plan by volunteering in nearby authorities and climate initiatives in Germany.

Preetam Prakash (PhD pupil in Background) will carry out Chinese and Manchu language archival study in Taiwan on the historic growth of funds punishment and lawful bureaucracy all through the Qing Dynasty.

Robyn Radecki (BA in Human Biology, ’21) will discover the connection in between transgender people’s sensitivity to social exclusion and their psychiatric outcomes, and how this is reflected structurally in crucial spots of the brain, at Ghent College in Ghent, Belgium.

Isabel Salovaara (PhD student in Anthropology) will study educational business owners and the growth of for-gain supplementary education in Bihar, India.

Scott Stevens (BA Literature, ’20) will journey to Japan to analyze and translate the operate of Murano Shiro, a modernist poet who grappled with social upheaval in 20th-century Japan.

Elizabeth Swanson (BA in Linguistics and French, ’21) will review kid language acquisition, notably in multilingual environments, through the Master’s in Cognitive Science Program at École Normale Supérieure in Paris.

Wallace Teska (PhD student in Heritage) will travel to Côte d’Ivoire to investigation the record of informal Christian and Muslim legal venues, examining their improvement under French colonialism and their implications for the present-day judiciary.

Charlotte Thun-Hohenstein (PhD scholar in Record) will investigation Jesuit emblemata and therapeutic by the perform of Jeremias Drexel, S.J. (1581–1638) at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany.

Eliseo Valerio (BA in Theater and Functionality Research, ’18) will use theater-dependent functions to train English in Mexico and will understand a lot more about the country’s record and culture by exploring its carrying out arts scene.

Laetitia Walendom (MA in African Scientific studies, ’18) will explore Senegal’s background of heritage scholarship and investigation claims for artefact return and preservation at the Theodore Monod Museum and the Museum of Black Civilizations in Dakar, Senegal.

Kate Yeager (BA in Record, ’21) will examine the function of rising systems in the Israel-Palestine conflict even though pursuing a master’s degree in Conflict Investigate, Administration and Resolution at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Stanford’s software deadline for 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. University student Grants

Soaring seniors, graduate learners and recent alumni are qualified to implement for the 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Application. The campus deadline for making use of is Wednesday, Sept. 8. Fulbright grants have a campus course of action and require a Stanford endorsement.

To master much more about the application process, check out the Bechtel Global Center’s Fulbright Grants web site.

Stanford college students intrigued in Fulbright and other global grants and scholarships, and Stanford faculty fascinated in nominating pupils for these types of awards can visit Bechtel International Center’s site or contact Diane Murk, manager of the center’s Abroad Useful resource Heart, at