Fulbright Awardees

Penn’s 2019-2020 Fulbright Award recipients include 14 undergraduates and two PhD candidates.

The Fulbright Program is the US government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Penn’s applicants are supported by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF).

Fulbright Study/Research Grants:

Fjora Arapi (COL’19) will conduct research in Albania

Carinthia Bank (SP2’19) will study at the University of Stirling in the United Kingdom, where she will read for a master’s in the Psychology of Sport

Wilson Fisher (SAS’19) will study photography made in the wake of the 2014 Euromaidan Revolution in Ukraine

Tiberiu Mihaila (SAS/GAS’19) will conduct research at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Berlin, Germany

Shiv Nadkarni (SAS’19) will study at the University of Roehampton in the United Kingdom, pursuing a master’s degree in dance anthropology and focusing on Kathak dance/movement therapy for kids with motor development disorders

Bryan Norton, a PhD student in the Program in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, will be a visiting researcher in the German department at Goethe Universität in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Hughes Ransom (SAS’19) will study film in Mexico starting in January 2020

Helen Stuhr-Rommereim, a PhD candidate in the Comparative Literature & Literary Theory Program, will conduct archival research in Russia, in Moscow and St. Petersburg, on the personal documentary materials of the authors central to her project in the 2019-2020 academic year

English Teaching Assistant Grants and the Countries to which they are headed:

Julia Bell (SAS’19)—Czech Republic

Savi Joshi (Wharton’19)—Malaysia

John McGahay (SAS’19)—Germany

Candace Morff (SAS’19)—Germany

Caroline Scown (SAS’19)—Taiwan

Nicholas Wehbeh (SAS’19)—Bahrain

Other Fulbright Grant Awardees:

Dillon Bergin (SAS’19) will be part of the Fulbright Young Professional Journalist Program in Germany, where he will be based out of Freiburg, writing freelance stories about the climate justice and environmental movement in Germany.

Mark Rinder (SAS/Wharton’19) will be a participant in the Fulbright-García Robles Binational Internship. He will be paired with a company or NGO and study international business at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.