Congratulations to our Fulbright IIE Semi-Finalists!

We are pleased to announce that 9 of our graduate students are semi-finalists in the 2016-2017 Fulbright IIE competition.

We wish our 9 semi-finalists luck as their applications undergo the next round of review. Watch for updates over the next few months as we announce our awardees.

The 9 semi-finalists for the Graduate School New Brunswick are:

  • Pamela Barrios, Nutritional Sciences
  • Aaron Beck-Schachter, Classics
  • Moyagaye Bedward, History
  • Thomas Conte, Anthropology
  • Carols Gaperi Labbee, German
  • George Lykogiannis, Music
  • Alexander Pritchard, Anthropology
  • Dustin Stalnaker, History
  • Tim Weldon, Anthropology

Our Profiled Winners

We are proud to use this space to showcase some of the graduate students who have worked with GradFund and gone on to win prestigious external fellowships and grants.

If you have won external funding and would like to be profiled on this page, or if know a student who deserves to be showcased here, please let us know!

Congratulations to our Fulbright winners

Overseas research is essential to many graduate students as they work on their dissertations. Prestigious fellowships, including the Fulbright IIE, Fulbright Hays

There are a number of different Fulbright grants and fellowships designed to support graduate student work overseas, which may include predissertation, dissertation or postdoctoral research, the opportunity to engage in a year of artistic production, or teaching English as a second language. To learn more recent_wins the Fulbright opportunities available to graduate students, be sure to visit our resource page here.

Read on to learn about our winners and their plans for their time abroad.

Morgan Campbell

Morgan is a PhD candidate in the Planning and Public Policy program. Her project “Sustaining Landscapes of Cultural Heritage: Hampi’s Past, Present, and Future” is currently being supported by a Fulbright Study/Research Grant to India.

Amelia Duffy-Tumasz

Amelia is a PhD candidate in the Geography program. Her work entitled “Gendered Seascapes in Senegal” investigates gendered dimensions of fish production. She is currently in Senegal on a Fulbright-Hays, but has also won a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Grant and a Society of Women Geographers Pruitt National Fellowship for Dissertation Research.

Kate Imy

Kate is a PhD candidate in the History program. She is currently in India on a Fulbright Study/Research grant studying “Spiritual soldiers in the British Indian Army 1099-1940”. Her work has also been supported by the Institute of Historical Research Mellon Dissertation Fellowship in the Humanities and a Critical Language Scholarship for Intensive Summer Institutes.

Catherine Kupiec

Catherine is an Art History PhD Candidate. Her Fulbright Study/Research grant has sent her to Italy for her research: “A New Medium for the Renaissance: the Materiality of Luca della Robbia’s Glazed Terracotta”.

Andrew Spath

Andrew is a Political Science PhD candidate. His current work “When Leaders Change - State. Society. and Succession in Jordan and Beyond” in Jordan is being supported by a Fulbright-Hays. Andrew has also previously received a Fulbright Study/Research grant and a David L. Boren Graduate Fellowship.

Kim Thomas

Kim is a Geography PhD candidate. Her Bagladesh-based work on Ganges water resource allocation and negotiations between Bangladesh and India is currently being supported by a Fulbright Study/Research Grant. She has also won an American Institute of Bangladesh Studies Junior Fellowship, a Critical Language Scholarship, and an American Institute of Indian Studies Language Scholarship.

Our History of Graduate Student Success

Below you'll find a list of the prestigious awards won by New Brunswick-based graduate students.This list is incomplete, but represents our best effort to compile available information about award-winning New Brunswick-based graduate students. If you have mistakenly been left off of the list of winners or have won an award that is not on the list, please let us know.

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