Thanks to Fulbright awards, five alumni to teach and study in Argentina, China, Germany, Spain
The federal Fulbright Program has awarded grants for teaching and research in Argentina, China, Germany and Spain to five Bates College alumni.
The Fulbright recipients are (follow the links to learn more):
Ana Brzezinska, a 2011 graduate, and Anne Connell, 2010, both of whom received assistantships for teaching English as a foreign language in Germany;
Emily Grady, a 2010 graduate who received the equivalent grant for teaching English in Argentina;
Peter Marsters, a 2009 graduate whose fellowship will support his research into energy use in China;
and Rachel Stern, a 2007 graduate who will study business and management in Spain.
Fulbright is the flagship international educational exchange sponsored by the U.S. government. It is designed to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and of other countries. The program is funded primarily by an annual congressional appropriation to the U.S. Department of State.