Student Fellowships and Research: National
A notable trend in this group of Fulbright recipients, and in years past, is the high number planning to teach or pursue research in either Germany or Austria. This year there are seven traveling to Germany.
Sarah Bashir ’20 will study Persian in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Daniel Castro Bonilla ’17 will study Chinese in Changchun, China. And Isabel Udell ’19 will learn Hindi while spending a semester in Jaipur, India.
Senior Daniel Castro Bonilla has won a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese at the Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China, this summer. Bonilla, an Asian studies major, began to study Chinese in his first year at Bowdoin.
Since she was a kid, Mariely Garcia has wanted to be a physician. And though she is still unsure in what area she will specialize, she is adamant about being a doctor who is sensitive to the unique lives and backgrounds of her patients, and to the sociological, economic, or cultural factors that may have […]
“This kind of collaboration can shed different perspectives on scientific problems, which might lead to new ideas and approaches that wouldn’t necessarily have been thought of at a traditional conference.”
Two faculty members and eleven students were awarded Fulbright fellowships in 2016, making Bowdoin one of the top Fulbright producing institutions of the year.
The grant will bring in $104,000 over the next three years to support four student-mentor pairs pursuing research in fields related to chemistry, biology, neuroscience, and biochemistry.
Bill De La Rosa ’16 has won a prestigious Marshall Scholarship, which funds graduate study in the UK for up to forty US students each year. He will study for a master’s degree in migration studies at Oxford University.