Four seniors awarded ReachOut 56-81-06 Fellowships for public service

Princeton University seniors Travis Kanoa Chai Andrade, Alison Parish, Meera Burghardt and Isabella Moscoe have been awarded fellowships from ReachOut 56-81-06, an alumni-funded effort that supports seniors to complete a public service project of their own design during the year after graduation.

From left: Meera Burghardt, Bella Moscoe, Travis Kanoa Chai Andrade and Alison Parish.

Chai Andrade, an anthropology major earning a certificate in archaeology, is the recipient of the ReachOut Domestic Fellowship. Chai Andrade will work in Hawai‘i with the nonprofit organizations, Huliaupaʻa and the Kaliʻuokapaʻakai Collective, to develop long-term heritage stewardship plans with the goal of returning land to Native Hawaiian communities. Chai Andrade is Kanaka ʻŌiwi (Native Hawaiian) and was born and raised on Hawai‘i Island. He is a recipient of the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence, serves as a residential college adviser in Rockefeller College and is a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow. He also was the previous co-president of the student organization, Natives at Princeton.

Parish is the recipient of the ReachOut International Fellowship. She will work in Paris with the nonprofit Afrique Avenir to improve the accessibility and awareness of women’s health education for Black immigrant communities in France. Parish is majoring in anthropology and earning a certificate in French. She is a recipient of the A. James Fisher Jr. ‘36 Memorial Award from the Pace Center for Civic Engagement and participated in the Novogratz Bridge Year Program in Senegal.

Burghardt and Moscoe are the co-recipients of ReachOut’s Paschen Pair Fellowship. They will work with the Western Cape Department of Health and Wellness in South Africa on projects aimed at addressing health disparities, enhancing access to healthcare services and mitigating environmental health challenges. Burghardt is majoring in the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) and pursuing certificates in environmental studies and in applications of computing. Moscoe is also a SPIA major and is pursuing certificates in cognitive science and in global health and health policy. Both have previous experience working with organizations in Kenya and South Africa. Burghardt and Moscoe are teammates on the women’s varsity water polo team.