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2016–2017

Available Fellowships

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Bardwell Memorial Fellowship

Awarded to a recent graduate (within five years), without limitation to field of work or place of study.

  • Katherine L. Bussiere ’13: MPhil in Research in Second Language Education, Cambridge University
  • Fitsum A. Gelaye ’15: MS in Urban Planning, MIT
  • Merita Salihu ’15: MA in Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
  • Billie J. Stirewalt ’14: Human interest stories podcast in Kyrgyzstan
  • Poorna Swami ’15: Narrative nonfiction book on Indian textiles

Frances Mary Hazen Fellowship

Awarded, preferably, to a candidate in the field of classics.

  • Sidra Mahmood ’12: Study at Qalam Seminary
  • Paige D. Schonher ’15: MPhil, University of St. Andrews
  • Anna Lee White ’15: MA, University of Chicago Divinity School

Hannum-Warner Travel Fellowship

Awarded for travel and study, preferably in Asia (although the West is not excluded).

  • Poorna Swami ’15: Narrative nonfiction book on Indian textiles

Dr. Mary P. Dole Medical Fellowship

Awarded for research to alumnae, preferably to those who hold a doctor of medicine degree.

  • Kathleen E. Bailey ’08: DPT and MS in Anatomy and Clinical Health, University of Delaware
  • Catherine M. Havemann ’14: MD (university to be selected)
  • Jacqueline C. Lawrence ’10: Accelerated BS in Nursing, Duke University

Lyon’s Pride Fellowship

Awarded, preferably, to a candidate pursuing an LGBT, gender, or feminist studies project.

  • Kara A. Johnson ’07: Research for dissertation entitled, Writing Work: Narratives of Literary Production, PhD in English, Northwestern University

Mary E. Woolley Fellowship

The Alumnae Association’s most prestigious award, granted regardless of year of graduation, field of work, or place of study.

  • Elizabeth Taylor ’79: Book on three women who provide a window into America following President Lincoln’s assassination and throughout Reconstruction

Rachel Brown Fellowship

Awarded for the first year of graduate study in the physical or biological sciences to those who majored in these fields.

  • Ha Dang ’16: PhD in Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle

Richard A. Johnson Prize

Awarded to a candidate planning to teach at the secondary level in any discipline.

  • Beryl Schwartz Steinbach ’78: Summer seminar with the New Jersey Holocaust Commission

The 1905 Fellowship

Awarded regardless of year of graduation, field of work, or place of study.

  • Carmen M. Brick ’03: Research project for PhD in Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Ashley N. Brown ’05: Research trip for PhD in American Studies, George Washington University
  • Julie Kremer Kane ’97: Graduate certificate in Digital Humanities, University of Victoria, British Columbia
  • Addison D. Kemp ’09: PhD in Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin
  • Susan V. Oker ’78: Research on Finnish juvenile justice system
  • Beryl Schwartz Steinbach ’78: Summer seminar with the New Jersey Holocaust Commission