Student Fellowships and Research: National
Bowdoin is listed among the top bachelor’s institutions that produce the most Fulbright scholars, according to a recent list published by the Chronicle for Higher Education.
Daniel Ertis, RaiNesha Miller and Erin St. Peter will all fly off to teach English in various cities around the world next year as Fulbright Fellows.
Three Bowdoin seniors, Kacey Berry, Jacob Blum and Emma Cutler, have received Fulbright Fellowships to support their research next year in Germany, Italy and Sri Lanka, respectively.
This year, Bowdoin’s German department has announced that three students have received fellowships to study or work in Germany or Austria next year.
Bowdoin junior Kiersten King, who is from Colorado Springs, Colo., has won a Beinecke scholarship, which will support her aspirations to become an archaeologist specializing in Mediterranean ancient history.
Since arriving at Bowdoin in 2010, junior Ellis Ratner has dedicated himself to robotics.
Hackett, who is a biology and chemistry major and psychology minor, said that when he was a high school student growing up in Bangor, Maine, he never imagined he would be where he is today. “I came [to Bowdoin] to play football,” he said.
Erica Berry, an English and environmental studies major, describes in her Udall application that she strives to “write narrative nonfiction about the intersections between the ever-shifting environment and humanity.”
David Bruce ’13 is one of 40 students around the country who has won a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which gives graduating seniors $25,000 and the dictate to pursue a subject or issue that fascinates them. They must not return to the United States for 12 months.
Lincoln Pac, of the University of Colorado, Denver has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to study public health in Uganda, the United States Department of State announced recently.
Three seniors have earned Fulbright Scholarships, which provide funding for study or teaching abroad for one year to promote cross-cultural interaction and increase mutual understanding between people of the U.S. and other countries through educational and cultural exchange.