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Congratulations to the 2012 Bonderman Travel Fellows

Jun 4, 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