Maxwell students receive Fulbright teaching and research grants

Fulbright 2020_21Three Maxwell students were selected to receive 2020-21 awards through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most recipients will begin their placements after Jan. 1, 2021, contingent on travel advisories lifting.The Fulbright U.S. Student Program funds a number of different awards that include English teaching assistantships (ETA) and study/research grants in over 140 countries. Following are this year's recipients from the Maxwell School:

  • Gwendolyn Burke ’20, an international relations major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and a public relations major in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, ETA, Vietnam;
  • Katherine MacDonald, a Ph.D. candidate in geography in the Maxwell School, research grant, Tajikistan; and
  • Mackenzie Ryan ’19, a policy studies and political science graduate from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and a current MPA student in the Maxwell School, ETA, Taiwan.

Five Maxwell students were selected as alternates:

  • Lauren Borg ’20, a history major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and social studies education major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education, ETA, Belgium;
  • Tajanae Harris ’20, an anthropology major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, research grant, Germany;
  • Taylor Krzeminski ’20, a citizenship and civic engagement major in the Maxwell School, an international relations major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program, ETA, Lithuania;
  • Cayla Sharp ’20, an international relations major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School, ETA, South Korea; and
  • Azarius Williams ’20, a finance major in the Whitman School and a sociology major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School, research grant, Cambodia.

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04/29/20