- Scholarships and Fellowships
- Scholar Stories
- Advice for Applicants
- For Faculty and Staff
English Teaching Assistantship
Brandt Bridges graduated in 2022 with an Honors bachelor of arts in English with minors in Spanish, Writing, and Chemistry. With the Fulbright-García Robles English Teaching Assistantship in Mexico, Brandt will gain experience teaching in diverse classrooms in order to prepare for a future career in educational administration. Brandt is excited to better understand the relationship between the United States and Mexico and learn to best serve his students and community. Upon return, Brandt plans to pursue a master’s degree in English Education and begin a career in academic administration and education leadership.
Fulbright English Teaching Flagship Award
Jeremy Chu graduated in 2018 with a bachelor of science degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Jeremy has been offered a competitive opportunity to spend a second year abroad with a Fulbright English Teaching Flagship Award in Taiwan. Jeremy engages his students by nurturing an inclusive environment, incorporating creative projects, and finding ways to break down language barriers. He hopes that his ongoing Fulbright experience will continue to further his abilities to communicate with and serve diverse, multilingual populations in his future career as a family physician. As a second year participant, Jeremy will create community service events and lead classes as a primary teacher.
Shaurya Gaur is graduating in 2023 with an Honors bachelor of science degree in Computer Science. Shaurya will earn a master of science in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Intelligent Technology at Radboud University with the Netherlands Radboud Award. Shaurya will research the effects of AI on women and people of color, build solutions, and advocate for policy to correct the biases that AI often holds for marginalized groups. Upon return, Shaurya plans to continue his work by earning a PhD in AI ethics and policy. He hopes to work in the nonprofit sphere to research the relationship between AI and disinformation in order to become an intermediary between scientists and the public and make AI work best for society.
English Teaching Assistantship
Marichelle Gurski graduated in 2021 with a bachelor of arts degree in Liberal Studies with a focus in Psychology from OSU Cascades. With the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Germany, Marichelle will use her five years of German language study, TEFL certification, and prior teaching experience in special education to build relationships with her students in a German classroom. She hopes to further explore German values, policies, art, and literature and expand on her abilities as a culturally competent educator. Upon return, Marichelle plans to earn a master’s degree in German and Psychology and make steps towards becoming a professor with a global perspective.
English Teaching Assistantship
Andrew Harker is graduating in 2023 with a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Spanish. With the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant award, Andrew will teach English in high school classrooms in the Galicia region of Spain. Andrew will also bring his STEM background to show students real-world applications for scientific knowledge. He hopes to empower students to advocate for themselves inside the classroom and out to find the confidence and strength within themselves to continue their education. Upon return, Andrew intends to complete a master’s degree in education and pursue a career in teaching high school mathematics with attention to teaching a diverse set of learners.
Daniel Howell graduated in 2022 with a bachelor of science degree in Biochemistry and Biophysics with a minor in Chemistry. Daniel will engage in a research project in collaboration with Max Planck Institute in Germany. His research will delve into the TaCo pathway - an energy-saving metabolic shortcut that allows plants and in-vitro carbon sequestration approaches to bypass limitations of natural photosynthesis. With this research and in collaboration with the original developers of the TaCo pathway, Daniel hopes his work will lead to solutions for climate change and agricultural concerns through accelerating plant growth and decreasing atmospheric carbon. Upon return, Daniel will complete a PhD studying Synthetic Biology.
Scout Osborne graduated in 2021 with a bachelor of science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with a minor in Chemistry and a bachelor of arts in Spanish. With a Fulbright research grant, Scout will travel to Honduras to investigate dengue virus to potentially improve earlier diagnoses and treatment of dengue fever. Neglected tropical diseases like dengue particularly target low-income communities and may spread due to climate change as well as urbanization in Honduras and other impacted countries. Following this Fulbright year, Scout will begin a biomedical science MD/PhD program and hopes to eventually lead a research lab as a physician-scientist.
Bridget Price is graduating in 2023 with an Honors bachelor of science degree in Chemical Engineering and Bioresource Research and a minor in Chemistry. In collaboration with Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands, Bridget will study the utilization of microalgae in wastewater treatment systems and how to optimize wastewater purification using photogranules, aggregates of algae and other microorganisms, with the goal to improve nutrient recovery and harvesting. Upon return, Bridget plans to complete a PhD in chemical engineering and work as a research scientist in the jet biofuels industry where she hopes to do her part to mitigate climate change by providing accessible alternatives to fossil fuels.
Anda Gherghe is currently an alternate for Fulbright to Romania. Anda is graduating in 2023 with an Honors bachelor of science degree in Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry. In collaboration with Iuliu Haţieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Romania, Anda proposes to complete a research project investigating education efforts on novel tobacco products among medical students in Eastern Europe. Anda hopes to improve tobacco-effects education for medical students at her host university, which she hopes will lead to healthier, more informed communities as these medical students move into practice. In the future, Anda will pursue a career as a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) with a focus on behavioral health promotion.
Jax Richards is currently a Fulbright alternate to The Netherlands. Jax will graduate in 2023 with Honors bachelor of science degrees in Economics, Public Policy, Political Science, Speech Communication, and Sustainability Studies. Jax proposes to attend Maastricht University in the Netherlands for a one-year dual master’s program to earn degrees in Public Policy and Human Development. Jax hopes to focus his studies on child-centered disaster policy and deepen his understanding of disaster response and crisis management in regards to Risk and Vulnerability policy. With this degree, Jax plans to build a foundation for himself to support disaster relief efforts in the future, and advocate for youth on a global stage. In the future, Jax hopes to work for an organization such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and work at the intersection of youth policy and disaster response.
Faith is a first-generation college student double majoring in Oceanography and Environmental Science with a certificate in Geographic Information Systems at Oregon State University. She aims to combine research and science communications in her career, focusing on kelp forest ecology. During her two years at Oregon State University, she has served as an AAUS scientific diver, and worked as a researcher with multiple laboratories, non-profits, and government agencies. This summer, she will work as a field technician for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to study juvenile salmon and stream morphology in southern Oregon. In her free time, Faith enjoys backpacking, spending time at the coast, and gardening.
Kimberly Truong is an Oregon State University Honors junior majoring in Computer Science and Math. Kimberly’s career goal is to earn a Ph.D. in Machine Learning and conduct research on the intersection of machine learning and software engineering while teaching at the university level. She has been mentored by Dr. Weng-Keen Wong at Oregon State University and and Dr. Bogdan Vasilescu and Dr. Christian Kästner from Carnegie Mellon University.
Kayla Babb, Ecuador
Lydia Braiker, New Zealand
Annabell Carolus, Nepal
Ava Cordle, UK
Kylie Finlayson, Ecuador
Mikayla Howard, Austria
Paola Jimenez Dimas, Malaysia
Alanna Johnson-Finn, Palau
Emily Jones, Ecuador
Haley Smith, Palau
Dylan Westfall, Malaysia
Julie Wilborn, Mexico
Lori Williams, Malaysia
Fatima Zainel, United Arab Emirates
Natasha Hopkins, New Zealand
Quetza Juarez, Ecuador
Tori Listoe, India
Alder Montes, Brazil
1 Anonymous Scholar