Fellowship Recipients from the German Department
Many of our students have been awarded prestigious grants and fellowships to work and study in Germany, Austria or Switzerland while studying at Dickinson College.
Fulbright is an international exchange program providing scholarships for students and scholars to pursue study, research, and other engaging projects abroad. Several German students have received awards to study in Germany, or to teach English in Germany as an English Teaching Assistant (ETA).
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) seeks to promote the international collaboration between students, scholars and other researchers of higher institutions. Recipients are provided scholarships and grants to pursue further academic endeavors at highly recognized German institutions.
Frances Youmans ('19) was awarded the prestigious DAAD scholarship to pursue a research project on the Weimar film genre of Aufklärungsfilme and its local impact in Bremen, where she is studying this fall.
Rachel Schilling ('16) and Ezra Sassaman '16) were each awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) and will both be teaching English in the German state of Hesse next year.
Zhen Luo ('18) was awarded the prestigious DAAD scholarship for Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) to pursue her studies in mathematics at the graduate level in Germany this summer.
Eric Neumeister, Anna Leistikow, Jane Feldmann and Olivia Wilkins all were awarded Fulbright grants to serve as overseas English teaching assistants in Germany (ETA).
Peter Hechler was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in Germany. As a "Fulbrighter," he joins an elite cadre of cultural ambassadors, each called by the U.S. Department of State to help foster greater global collaboration and understanding through international work and research. Last year, Dickinson was named one of the State Department's top Fulbright-producing colleges for the fifth time in 10 years. This year, five of Dickinson's Fulbright ETA finalists received the prestigious scholarship.
Santiago Princ was awarded the DAAD scholarship to further his studies in computer science, mathematics and German culture at the University of Bremen.
Katie Mooradian, a psychology and German double major, was also a recipient of a DAAD scholarship will begin her stay with a monthlong language-intensive course at the University of Freiburg.
Another DAAD recipient, Ezra Sassaman, will take a language course at the University of Bamberg in August before going to Bremen in the fall.
Julie King was awarded the Fulbright ETA to teach English to elementary or high school students in Germany.
Allison Murawski, a German minor, was also awarded the Fulbright to conduct micro-ribonucleic acid (miRNA) research at Die Technische Universität München in Munich. Through the program Murawski seeks to develop new methods of fighting cardiovascular disease.
Joshua Eisen received an award from the DAAD to go to Germany.
Faith Andrews, Gwyneth Van Son, and Hillary Rosen all received scholarships through the DAAD to study in Germany.
Matthew Hayden, Katelyn Monfet, and Jessie Strassbaugh were all awarded Fulbright ETA scholarships to teach English in Germany.
Ethan Grandel and Rebecca Payne received awards through the DAAD program to go to Germany.
Braeden Eastman (DAAD), Germany
Caitlin Hahn, Daniel Walter, and Anne Maiale (Fulbright)
Katelyn Monfet (DAAD), Germany
Sean Dolbow and Keely McGeehan, Germany
Alexander Bobsein, Germany
Lauren Hopper, Austria
Deborah Herlocker, Germany
Emma Kuntz, Andrew Sonin, Molly Lewis and Rosemary McGunnigle, Germany.
Patrick Myers received a scholarship to Austria, and was additionally awarded the prestigious "Internationale Parlaments-Praktika" award sponsored by the Bundestag, the German parliament, (Berlin, Germany).
Diana Steele and Robert Doyle, Austria
Amy Getz, Germany
Terry Lusebrink, Germany
Lauren Buckno, Germany
Megan Hanewald, Austria
Amanda Benis, Germany and Samantha Pirog, Austria
Yvonne Buysman, Germany
Eric Usner, Austria
Heather Jackson-Squire, Germany
Jennifer Karvois , Germany
Marcia Grove, Germany
William G. Durden, Switzerland
Frank Gallo, Germany