GrantS & Awards

It is no coincidence that many former SITES instructors go on to successfully apply for grants and fellowships (Fulbright, Watson, etc.) and education-related graduate studies. The skills they learn through SITES are instrumental to their success as educators post-Oberlin and the breadth of opportunities available to them within the field.

Benjamin Gilvar-Parke Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Colombia

 

The creative writing and comparative literature double major hopes to dive into Colombia’s politics and education system as a Fulbright English Teaching assistant.

 

Amanda Medendorp ’19 Awarded Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in Mexico

Medendorp, a Hispanic studies and law and society double major, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach English in Mexico.

Nicholas Morgan Selected for Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

A scholar athlete, Morgan will spend nine months gaining practical experience in various sectors in St. Louis.

Sydney Garvis Selected for Shansi Fellowship

A Geology and Hispanic Studies double major, Sydney is the 2018-2020 Fellow to Universitas Syiah Kuala in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. 

Marie Lilly Receives Fulbright Teaching Assistantship in Colombia

A Biology major with minors in Hispanic studies and environmental studies, Marie has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Colombia.

Caitlyn Pineault '16 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Mexico

Pineault, a Hispanic Studies major with an Education concentration, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to Mexico. ​

Zoe Martens '16 Receives Fulbright Grant to Mexico

 

Martens major in comparative American studies and minors in dance and gender, sexuality, and feminist studies led her to seek out the prestigious teaching opportunity. 

Katherine Moncure '16 Receives Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in South Korea

 

Moncure, a Sociology major with minors in Hispanic Studies and Creative Writing, will spend a year teaching in the Korea peninsula. 

Talia Greenberg '15 Receives Fulbright Grant to Taiwan

 

 

The psychology major with a minor in Jewish studies has been awarded a 10-month Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in Taiwan.

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