The Bridge Year Program's new "Spotlight on..." series features unique stories from our current Bridge Year participants. Each week, we will shine the spotlight on a new participant, who will share a story about an aspect of their Bridge Year experience that they have found particularly meaningful.
Princeton University junior Miranda Rosen has been awarded a 2017 Truman Scholarship, which provides up to $30,000 toward graduate school and the opportunity to participate in professional development programs to prepare for careers in public service.
Princeton University seniors Destiny Crockett and Nicolas Trad have been awarded fellowships from ReachOut 56-81-06, an alumni-funded effort that supports year-long public service projects after graduation. Each senior will receive a stipend of $30,000 to pay for living expenses during their fellowship year.
Princeton juniors Lamia Ateshian, Sally Jiao, Jonathan Lu and Omkar Shende have been awarded one-year Goldwater Scholarships, the premier award for outstanding undergraduates interested in careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.
Preston Cosset Kemeny, Class of 2015 and a geosciences major, has received the prestigious Hertz Fellowship of more than $250,000 to pursue graduate study. Kemeny is a first-year graduate student at Caltech, where he is studying geochemistry. His Princeton career included many international adventures in the field.
Princeton University seniors Ava Hoffman, Lara Norgaard, Vidushi Sharma and Achille Tenkiang have been awarded the Henry Richardson Labouisse '26 Prize to pursue international civic engagement projects for one year following graduation. All four Labouisse recipients have participated in OIP's international activities while at Princeton.
Senior Ayelet Wenger has been awarded the Keasbey Scholarship, which provides the opportunity to study at selected British universities. She will pursue an M.Phil. in Judaism and Christianity in the Graeco-Roman World at the University of Oxford.
Students who applied for summer study abroad programs and were recently accepted may still submit an application to the Dean’s Fund for Study Abroad. Applications will be considered as they are received until April 17. Funds are limited, so if you need funding for summer study abroad (not internships), apply as soon as possible. Funds are available for both Princeton and non-Princeton programs.
The Office of International Programs, in collaboration with the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, is pleased to announce the winners of the 9th Annual International Eye Photo Contest. This year, 30 photos were selected from approximately 450 total submissions.
The deadline to apply for the Streicker International Fellows Fund has been extended to Sunday, March 19, 2017. The Streicker International Fellows Fund provides undergraduate students the opportunity to carry out substantive research or educational projects while immersed in a foreign culture. Streicker Fellows design their own projects or internships in conjunction with a hosting organization, in any academic or professional area, and in any geographic region outside of the United States.