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.

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.

Photo of Lili Henkel
June 15, 2020

Lili Henkel '19 was awarded a Fulbright award to teach English in Spain.

Photo of Thomas Robertson
May 26, 2020

Thomas Robertson '20 was awarded a Fulbright award to conduct research in Burkina Faso.

Photo of Darla Chavez Chavez
May 19, 2020

Darla Chavez Chavez '21 was awarded a Strauss Scholarship to fund a community service project and a PPIA Fellowship to study policy and international affairs.

Photo of Jackie Dall
May 11, 2020

Jackie Dall '21 was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship to support her work in STEM research.

Photo of Cleo Charpantier
April 30, 2020

Cleo Charpantier ’19 was awarded a Coro Fellowship to develop leadership skills while working in various organizations across Los Angeles.

Photo of Noa Richard
April 23, 2020

Noa Richard ’22 was awarded a Humanity in Action Fellowship to study the history of human rights with a group of students and alumni over the summer (this year’s program will proceed in a virtual format).