Student Fulbright winners studying and teaching abroad

Dec. 6, 2011, 2:30 p.m.

Nine members of Princeton's graduating Class of 2011, four graduate students and two other recent alumni were awarded Fulbright grants in the spring to study or teach abroad for the 2011-12 academic year, and all 15 currently are in their host countries. 

The 2011 graduates and the countries in which they are studying and teaching are: Abigail Rood Bowman, Turkey; Rushabh Doshi, China; Joshua Franklin, Brazil; Mark Gray, Taiwan; Adam Hesterberg, Hungary; Victoria Hewitt, India; Aniela Pramik, Poland; Jarett Schwartz, the Czech Republic; and Zayn Siddique, Jordan.

The graduate students are: Eno Compton, Japan; Jeffrey Kirkwood, Germany; Maribel Morey, Sweden; and Seiji Shirane, Japan.   The recent alumni are: Megan McGowan of the Class of 2006, Italy; and Mariam Rahmani of the Class of 2010, United Arab Emirates.  

The Fulbright program was established in 1946 and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. The program provides funding for more than 1,500 American students to study, teach or conduct research abroad.

While applications are already under review for the 2012-13 Fulbright grants, Princeton undergraduate students or recent alumni who are interested in applying for the 2013-14 academic year may contact Deirdre Moloney, director of fellowship advising in the Office of International Programs, at, or Barbara MacFarland, administrative assistant in the Office of the Dean of the College, at Graduate students may contact Elaine Willey, assistant dean in the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School, at