Three Fulbright Semi-Finalists
Bronwyn Clarke, David Lee, and Maksim Rusev were selected as semi-finalists for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program for academic year 2016-17. Their applications have now been forwarded to their proposed host countries where final decisions are made. Fingers crossed and congrats on their terrific accomplishments!
Bronwyn Clarke (Politics, Philosophy & Economics; Global Honors, BA ‘16) is hoping to pursue a Master’s in Comparative Social Policy at the University of Oxford. Bronwyn is active in our student government, has chaired ASUWT’s minimum wage taskforce, and currently works as a policy intern at the WA state legislature. Bronwyn is also a Global Honors student.
David Lee (Sustainable Urban Development, BA ’16) applied for a Master’s program in Urban Environment at University College Dublin. He is most interested in how urban planning can help to address urban violence and create peaceful, sustainable urban communities. David practices and teaches martial arts, and is working on a documentary entitled “Finding Humanity”.
Maksim Rusev (Accounting, BA ’15 & MAcc ’16) is no stranger to international travel and language learning. He is proficient in Spanish, Russian, and Bulgarian, and studied abroad in St. Petersburg and Mexico as an undergraduate. He has family roots in Bulgaria and is now hoping to live in the country as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant.
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards funding for one academic year of self-designed study, research, creative projects, or teaching English in one of over 140 countries around the world. Eligible applicants are U.S. citizens who will have a bachelor's degree before the start of the grant, but not yet a PhD.