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.

Headshot of Emma Burrows
June 11, 2021

Emma Burrows '21 will be working full time with a senator in the California State Senate on communicating public policy.

Headshot of Zach Goodwin
June 11, 2021

Zach Goodwin '21 will be researching the current integration infrastructure and resources available to refugees hoping to settle long-term in Belgrade, Serbia.

headshot of Adrienne Adams '17
June 11, 2021

Adrienne Adams '17 is a doctoral student at USC focusing their research on how Black Trans Angelenos formed local and international information networks in the late 20th century.

Headshot of Micah Kirscher
May 24, 2021

Micah Kirscher '20 was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Mexico and is excited to teach English, hone her Spanish language skills, and gain a more complete understanding of the Mexican cultural context and education system.

Headshot of Ashley Nakagawa
May 24, 2021

Ashley Nakagawa '21 was awarded a Fulbright-MITACS Globalink Scholarship to learn about the role caregivers play in supporting older adults to navigate the Canadian healthcare system.

Photo of Tzu Kit Chan
May 13, 2021

Tzu Kit Chan '23 was awarded a Davis Projects for Peace fellowship to create philosophy workshops for students in Malaysia over the summer. 

Photo of Darla Howell
July 15, 2020

Darla Howell '20 was awarded an NYU Shanghai Speaking and Writing Fellowship to work with students in Shanghai and a Fulbright ETA to teach students in Taiwan. She accepted the NYU Shanghai award.

Photo of Josh Medina
July 6, 2020

Josh Medina '19 was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to create 3D models of bird specimens and museum artifacts. 

Photo of Habiba Hopson
June 29, 2020

Habiba Hopson '20 was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach English in Colombia and a Davis Projects for Peace grant to teach art in Namibia.

Photo of Peter Johnson
June 22, 2020

Peter Johnson '19 was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach English in Germany.