Leslie Michael Rowen

CGI is proud to share that 11 UNC students have received the Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2020-2021 year! 

Congrats to these incredible students! They will study, research, and teach abroad for the 2020-2021 academic year. Thanks to the support and hard work of UNC faculty, staff, and our colleague, Iyman Ahmed, who manages the Fulbright application at UNC, eleven students will represent UNC throughout the world. 

Interested in applying for the next cycle? Fulbright is currently accepting submissions for the 2021-2022 academic year. Take a look at this page for more information — applications are due on September 28th!

Congratulations and good luck to these Fulbrighters!

 

UNC-Chapel Hill Fulbright Awardees, 2020-2021

Emily Browning, a 2019 graduate, was awarded a grant to conduct a research project evaluating the use of microbial electrochemical wetlands (METlands) for small scale use waste in Alcalá de Henares, Spain. Browning earned a bachelor’s and master’s in environmental science.

Megan (Tara) Casebolt, a doctoral student in public health (maternal and child health), was awarded a grant to conduct research in India for her thesis, “My Choice My Right: Indian Women with Disabilities Access to Reproductive Health.”

Chloe Gruesbeck, a 2020 graduate, was awarded an English Teaching Assistantship in Germany. Gruesbeck earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and contemporary European studies.

Keely Hendricks, a 2020 graduate, was awarded an English Teaching Assistantship in Senegal. Hendricks earned a bachelor’s degree in English and French literature.

Ellison Henry, a doctoral student in public health (maternal and child health), was awarded a grant to conduct research in Tajikistan for her thesis, “Perspectives on Maternal Health Policies and Priority Programs in Khatlon Oblast, Tajikistan.”

Devon Johnson, a 2020 graduate, was awarded an English Teaching Assistantship in Colombia. Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in public policy and sociology.

Mira Markham, a doctoral student in the Department of History, was awarded a grant to conduct research in Czech Republic for her thesis, “Power in the Village: Rural Politics in Moravian Wallachia, 1945-1953.”

Maiya Peterson, a 2020 graduate, was awarded an English Teaching Assistantship in Indonesia. Peterson earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental science.

Mark Reeves, a doctoral student in the Department of History, was awarded a grant to conduct research in India for his thesis, “Imagining India and the World: V.K. Krishna Menon and ‘Anticolonial Internationalism.’”

Victoria Shelus, a doctoral student in public health (behavioral health), was awarded a grant to conduct research in Uganda for her thesis, “Improving Malaria Case Management at Drug Shops in Rural Western Uganda.”

Nandan Thakkar, a medical student, was awarded a grant to conduct research in India for his thesis on “Exploring the Implicit Associations of Physicians in Gujarat, India.”

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