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  • June 4th, 2012

    Fourteen University of Washington students were recently awarded Bonderman Travel Fellowships that will enable them to embark on solo journeys that are at least eight months long and take them to at least two regions and six countries of the world.

    2012 Bondermans

    While traveling, students may not pursue academic study, projects, or research. Established in 1995, this fellowship aims to expose students to the intrinsic, often life-changing, benefits of international travel. UW graduate students, undergraduate students in the Honors Program and in UW Tacoma's Global Honors Program are eligible to apply.

    The 2012 awardees are:


    Francis Ramoin - International Studies, French
    Holly Candage - Geography, CHID
    Hunter Phillips - Neurobiology, Bioethics & Humanities, Philosophy
    Katherine McKeon - JSIS, Journalism (Communication)
    Kevin Fernando - Nuerobiology, English
    Alaska Mcgann - English; Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies; & Diversity
    Blake Barnett - CHID


    Easton Branam - Landscape Architecture
    Michael Light - Social Work and Global Health
    Smita Stepanova - Social Work
    Aaron Olson - Evans School of Public Affairs, Executive MPA
    Rocky White - Law
    Sally Warner - Oceanography
    Shawn Connolly - Education, Teacher Preparation


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