Fellowships Stories

Fellowships have helped Oxy students and alumni pursue opportunities around the world. In these blog entries, Oxy fellowships recipients share their stories and advice for future applicants.

Diana Flores barnett, Occidental College
August 24, 2022

Diana Flores Barnett '21 was awarded the Fulbright Research Award to find treatments for new tissue regeneration in Spain

Olivia Fisheman "24: Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship -Berlin Germany
August 15, 2022

Olivia Fishman '24 was awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study art history and museology through IES in Berlin, Germany

photo of Jenna Beales
July 25, 2022

Jenna Beales '22 was awarded a fellowship to provide tutoring support in writing and speaking skills for undergraduate students at NYU Shanghai and complete an independent research project. 

Noah Yee Yick "22 - Fulbright ETA to Costa Rica
May 12, 2022

Noah Yee Yick '22 was awarded the Fulbright ETA to Costa Rica where he will assist local linguistic research centers in their efforts to help maintain indigenous languages.

Fulbright-Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Award in Science and Technology
May 2, 2022

Kian Shamskhou '22 will be conducting research in the field of CO2 reduction catalysis with the aim of converting carbon dioxide into valuable products in Austria.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP), John Patrick Flores, Occidental College, Fellowships
April 18, 2022

John Patrick Flores'21 was awarded The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP) that will support his Ph.D. in studying a phenomenon called phase separation

Odelia Putterman, Oxy, The Goldwater Scholarship Program
April 18, 2022

Odelia Putterman'23 was awarded The Barry Goldwater Scholarship which supports promising undergraduate students pursuing research in the fields of natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics.

Critical Language Scholarship- Hindi
March 25, 2022

Leela Cullity Younger'24 was awarded the Critical Language Scholarship where she will be studying Hindi in Jaipur, India intensively for 3 months where she will be placed in homestays and given cultural and language immersion experiences.

Headshot of Ima Odong
July 6, 2021

Ima Odong '21 will be providing academic and community support to NYU Shanghai students via writing tutoring and partnering with a university department on a specific institutional enrichment project.

Headshot of Clara Keane
July 6, 2021

Clara Keane '21 will be conducting research, analysis, and public outreach in support of judicial committees for community outreach, jury selection, and the elimination of bias and improvement of access in the court process.