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Fulbright Fellows

Eight MIT students received the award in 2018, which aims to build lasting connections between people through international educational exchange. 

Clockwise from top left: Katie Fisher, Abby Bertics, Catherine Wu,  Jonars Spielberg, Samira Okudo, Hope Chen, Alexis D'Alessandro, Anna  Bair, Miranda McClellan, Sarah DiIorio, James Pelletier.

Clockwise from top left: Katie Fisher, Abby Bertics, Catherine Wu, Jonars Spielberg, Samira Okudo, Hope Chen, Alexis D'Alessandro, Anna Bair, Miranda McClellan, Sarah DiIorio, James Pelletier.

Eleven MIT students accept 2019 Fulbright Fellowships

Eleven MIT graduating seniors and current graduate students have been named winners in the 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student Fellowship Program. In addition to the 11 students accepting their awards, three applicants from MIT were selected as finalists but decided to decline their grants.

MIT’s newest Fulbright Students will engage in independent research and English teaching assignments in Brazil, the Netherlands, Spain, Russia, Taiwan, and Senegal.

Read more at MIT News.

Eight from MIT receive 2018 Fulbright awards

The eight 2018 MIT Fulbright winners are: (top, l-r) Emily Watlington, Caitlin Fischer, Luke Weisenbach, Julia Cha; (bottom, l-r) Jessica Varner, Andrew Xia, Skanda Koppula, Mary Tsang. Learn more at MIT News.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Fulbright aims to build lasting connections between the people of the United States and the people of other countries through international educational exchange. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is administered at MIT through the Office of Distinguished Fellowships. Visit the Fulbright website to learn more.


2017 Fullbright Fellows

Top row (l-r): James Deng, Jesse Feiman, Jessica Gordon. Bottom row: Jorlyn Le Garrec, Albert Lopez, Jiwon Victoria Park. Three MIT graduate students and three recent alumni have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to conduct independent research projects overseas during the coming academic year. In addition, a graduate student alumnus was named a Fulbright Finalist but declined the award. Read more at MIT News.


Award history
1994–2020


2019-2020

• Bair, Annamarie E.
• Bertics, Abigail C.
• Chen, Hope J.
• D'Alessandro, Alexis M.
• DiIorio, Sarah E.
• Fisher, Katie
• McClellan, Miranda N.
• Okudo, Samira A.
• Pelletier, James F.
• Spielberg, Brian Jonars B.
• Wu, Catherine

2018-2019

• Cha, Julia
•Fischer, Caitlin
• Koppula, Skanda
• Tsang, Mary
• Varner, Jessica
• Watlington, Emily
• Weisenbach, Luke
• Xia, Andrew

2017-2018

• Deng, James
• Feiman, Jesse
• Gordon, Jessica
• Le Garrec, Jorlyn
• Lopez, Albert
• Park, Jiwon Victoria

2016-2017

• Bonin, Christianna
• Bukauskas, Aurimas
• Burgos, Natalie
• Gooding, Emily
• Swei, Omar
• Willner, Matthew
• Xu, Sheila
• Yarina, Elizabeth (Lizzie)

2015-2016

• Cotner, Kristen Lugenie
• Heber, Kelly
• Kim, Grace
• Kung, Kevin S.
• Sun, Julia Bo
• Tringides, Christina Myra
• Wright, Brandon Nigel 

2014-2015

• Cook, Mitchell
• Ho, Anna
• Howe, Caroline
• Jung, Melanie Bin
• Labruto, Nicole
• Qian, Elizabeth
• Singham Goodwin, Alicia

2013-2014

• Angrist, Noam
• Arnold, Marvin
• Brown, Dorothy
• Cho, Hyunjii (Justina) 
• Hanus, Deborah
• Lau, Marisa

2011-2012

• Harris, Tobias
• Waldman-Brown, Anna
• Wilson, Candace 

2010-2011

• Corley, Anne-Marie
• DeRobertis, Charles
• Dunn, Travis
• Goel, Manvi
• Licht, Rachel
• Rousseau, Ian
• Shields, Lauren
• Winter, Amos 

2009-2010

• Bhattacharyya, Koyel
• Cisneros, Nathan
• Distelhorst, Greg
• Dobbs, Erica
• DuBroff, Nicholas
• Frohlich, Xaq
• Furstenau, Jennifer
• Lenssen, Anneka
• Lopez, John
• Orosz, Matthew
• Shing, Amanda
• Woods, Rebecca

2008-2009

• Hanowsky, Michael
• Liu, Tao
• MacDonald, Mara
• McCurry, Catherine
• Setrini, Gustavo
• Veuthey, Tess2007-2008

• Ayyadurai, V.A. Shiva
• DeJong, Matthew J.
• DeMeo, Francesca E.
• Lee, David
• Rose, Jonathan A.
• Zukerman, Sarah B.

2006-2007

• Freidus, Natasha S.
• Meyer, Patrik K.
• Wendt, Christopher K.

2005-2006

• Cunningham, Edward A.
• Farzin, Janine M.
• Schwartz, Marc S.
• Stein, Daniel E.

2004-2005

• Blundo, Jennifer T.
• Edoh, Melissa A.
• Marcus, Andrew T.
• Peters, Joshua S.
• Ramos, Ana V.

2003-2004

• Becker, Thomas A.
• Bickerstaff, Jovonne J.
• Farhadian, Shelli F.
• Goldenberg, Irena
• Iskander, Natasha N.
• Radnitz, Scott B.
• Wang, Stephanie W.
• Ward, Collins P.

2002-2003

• Fuller, Douglas B.

2001-2002

• Magid, Jill S.
• Snyder, Alison M.

2000-2001

• Beischer, Thomas G.
• Mack, Jennifer S.
• Siegel, Jordan I.
• Stanley, Rachel H.
• Watters, Wesley A.

1999-2000

• Cowherd, Robert
• Murase, Miriam Y.
• Shin, Ja Hyun
• Sidiqi, Samuel D.
• Skotheim, Jan M.

1998-1999

• Campanella, Thomas J.
• Kram, Reed
• McLaren, Brian L.

1997-1998

• Sandoval, Ana E.

1996-1997

• Chung, James W.
• Draper, Stark C.
• Kang, Soyoung 

1995-1996

• Clancey, Gregory K.
• Finnegan, Kristen E.

1994-1995

• Burns, Katherine G.
• Winn, Joshua N.