Celebrating Fulbright Scholars

Published in: MIT News on June 27, 2011

One current MIT student and two recent graduates have been awarded Fulbright scholarships to study abroad for the 2011-12 academic year.

Tobias Harris, a Chicago native and PhD candidate in political science, will travel to Japan to conduct interviews and archival research for his project titled “The Politics of Reform in Japan, 1955-2009.”

Anna Waldman-Brown ’11, a native of San Francisco who graduated this month with an SB in physics and writing and humanistic studies, will travel to Ghana to research sustainable energy solutions.

Candace Wilson ’05, MEng ’06, an Alabama native who studied electrical engineering at MIT, will spend the year in the Dominican Republic studying electrical use and energy standards.

GECD Distinguished Fellowships is available to advise MIT students and alumni interested in applying to the Fulbright Program or similar fellowships.

Read complete MIT news article: Three from MIT named Fulbright scholars
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