Monday, April 24 at 4:30pm in the CTLR Lounge:

Fulbright Experience in China with Tucker Van Aken ’12

Tucker Van Aken ’12 will discuss his experiences as a Fulbrighter in China. Dean Lisa Gates will be on hand to answer questions about the Fulbright or application process. This session is for students interested in learning more about the Fulbright and possibly applying in the fall. Graduating seniors and recent alumni can apply. Learn more at go/fulbright

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Wednesday, April 26 at 4:30pm in Library 201:

Join Christian Tanja from the Schwarzman Scholars Program to learn about this post-graduate fellowship to China. Open to international and US students! Language of instruction is English. The Schwarzman scholarship, inspired by the Rhodes scholarship, is a program designed to help future leaders meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond by preparing them to better understand China’s culture, economy, governance and motivations. Scholars will study for a one-year Masters’ degree in public policy, international relations, or economics and business at Tsinghua University—fully funded. Graduating seniors and recent alumni can apply. Learn more at . Questions? Contact Dean Lisa Gates at . 

The Knight-Hennessy Scholarship provides full funding for graduate study at any of the 125 graduate programs at Stanford University, including JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS and PhD and dual-degree programs. Yes, including the law, medical, and business schools! It’s open to all citizenship types and to seniors and young alumni. Candidates apply to the Knight-Hennessy scholarship and make a separate application to their graduate program based on Knight-Hennessy deadlines. The scholarship seeks candidates with strong academic records. They should be independent thinkers, demonstrate purposeful leadership and have a civic orientation. For more information and the application, see  . Contact with questions.

Reminders: if you intend to apply for nomination for the Churchill, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes or St. Andrews, you must do so by April 7. See for instructions. You must apply by this deadline to be eligible for nomination.

Those interested in the Watson and Fulbright grants should submit a preliminary application by April 15. See and for more information. Recent alumni interested in the Fulbright are also strongly encouraged to apply through Middlebury. Internal deadlines for these process will be set later (late summer/early fall).

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Congratulations to Evelin Toth ’17, recently named one of 40 new Watson Fellows! With the support of the fellowship, Evelin will explore how island communities around the world are adapting to climate change. Her project, titled “Adapting to the Rising Seas: Climate Change and Island Communities,” will take her to Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Taiwan, Samoa, Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands. Click here to read more about Evelin and her Watson project! Find out more about applying for the Watson fellowship at .


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