Student Fellowships and Research: National

Bowdoin Among Highest Producers of Fulbright Students

Twenty Bowdoin students received Fulbright fellowships in 2017, making Bowdoin the second highest producer, among colleges, of student Fulbright fellows.

Mollie Friedlander ’14 Receives Stanford Scholarship for Future Leaders

Mollie Friedlander ’14, of Del Mar, Calif., has been named a Knight-Hennessy Scholar by Stanford University, a new scholarship that emphasizes scholarly success and potential, as well as leadership qualities and a compassionate desire to improve the world.

Lonnie Hackett ’14 Heading to Oxford as Rotary Scholar

Hackett hopes to use the skills gained studying at Oxford to help him expand the school health program he set up in Zambia four years ago. By the end of next year, he aims to be helping 100,000 children by training their teachers to also be “frontline health care workers.”

Summer Internship Gives Theo Richards ’19 a Taste of British Brewing

Rising junior Theo Richards is spending the summer at Southwark Brewing Company in London. Thanks to a Robert S. Goodfriend Internship grant, Richards is learning about all aspects of the business, whether it’s shoveling hops, cleaning out the casks, or tasting the ale.

A Year of Travel: Many Bowdoin Students Offered Fulbright Grants

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.

Students Win Scholarships to Learn Understudied Languages

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.

Daniel Castro Bonilla ’17 Wins Critical Language Scholarship

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.

Mariely Garcia ’17 Wins a Watson to Observe Medicine Around the World

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 […]