Sample of Skidmore Fulbright Recipients
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applied for her Fulbright a year after graduating summa cum laude as
a music major in 2001. Sarah was a member of the Periclean Society.
She spent a junior semester in Austria and has traveled widely. An accomplished
flutist, Sarah has performed with numerous musical ensemblesat Skidmore
and in Vermnot, New York, and her home state of Maine.
will teach English in Germany in 2003-04. Sarah wrote in her Fulbright
call upon my passion for music as well as my experience living in
both rural and urban areas of the United States when I teach in German
classrooms. Participating in Germany's educational systems and community
organizations will enrich my understanding of the culture and language,
and enhance my future performance as a German teacher.
'02 graduated cum laude with a major in English. At Skidmore she was class
president, Folio editor, News Editor of the Skidmore News
,founder of the photography club, and a member of the equestrian team
that was national champion in 1999.
creative writing at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, in 2002-03.
of her Fulbright proposal reads:
to enroll in the Master's in Philosophy in Creative Writing at Trinity
College, Dublin. The course utilizes workshops and individual instruction
over two terms, with a third term for student preparation of a final
portfolio of work. Additionally, courses in Anglo-Irish literature supplement
the writing instruction, and this combined with immersion in Irish culture
will provide me with a different perspective both of Irish literature
and of my own writing.
'01 earned a Fulbright Grant for 2001-02. Robert was a Filene Fellow who
double majored in Music and Anthropology. He was a member of the Periclean
Society, received a Presidents' Day Award for his service to the Skidmore
community, and graduated summa cumn laude.
Fulbright project was "Anthropology of Resettlement: Identity, Migration
and Disasters in the Philippines." Here is the abstract of his Fulbright
to study for one academic year at the University of the Philippines
- Diliman and focus on the sociocultural dimensions of migration, natural
disasters, and community resettlement in the Philippines. I will take
anthropology courses on Philippine culture and the Filipino language
and receive anthropological research training from a noted Filipino
anthropologist who conducts research on communities resettled as a result
of a recent natural disaster. This project will deepen my understanding
of the Philippine culture and ethnicity and introduce me to the broader
field of Philippine Studies.
in the anthropology PH.D. program at the University of Washington.