UC Fulbright Winners

2022–23 Fulbright Semi Finalists

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Kabelo Chirwa

Kabelo Chirwa is a graduate assistant and PhD candidate and Albert C. Yates fellow in the musicology program at CCM. He is a semi-finalist for the Fulbright Study/Research grant in Nigeria.

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Jane Cox

Jane Cox, a Louisville, Kentucky native, graduated in 2021 with a degree in speech language and hearing sciences with a minor in Spanish. She is a semi-finalist for Fulbright ETA Grant in Brazil.

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Adam Elzarka

Adam Elzarka is a fourth-year student double majoring in Medical Sciences and Liberal Arts with concentrations in Arabic, Philosophy, and Psychology. He is a finalist for Fulbright Study/Research Jordan.

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Anna Guan

Anna Guan is a graduate student at the UC College of Medicine’s Special Master’s Program in Physiology. She completed her Peace Corps service in Senegal, West Africa, and is a semi-finalist for the Fulbright-Garcia Robles Study/Resea grant in Mexico.

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Ria Parikh

Ria Parikh is a 4th year Neuroscience and English major, with minors in Psychology and Medical Sciences and a certificate in Medical Humanities. She is a semi-finalist for the Fulbright-Imperial College London Award.

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Lily Stewart

Lily Stewart is a fourth-year student pursuing a major in English, minor in Biology, and certificate in Medical Humanities. She is a semi-finalist for the Fulbright ETA grant in Montenegro.

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Erin Tedtman

Erin Tedtman is a senior honors student pursuing BAs in International Affairs and Political Science. She is a semi-finalist for the Fulbright-University of Turku Graduate Award grant in Finland.

2021-22 Fulbright Recipients

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Stephanie Cuyubamba Kong

Stephanie Cuyubamba Kong is a 2021 DAAP graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and certificate in Critical Visions. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Study/Research: Arts Grant in Peru.

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Regina Kazanjian

Regina is a 2015 alumni of DAAP who runs her footwear business, leads Indigo Hippo as board president, teaches as an adjunct at DAAP, and manages projects for a creative agency. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Aalto University Graduate Award.

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Lynn Pickering

Lynn Pickering is a UC PhD candidate in Aerospace Engineering, after graduating in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Ghent University Award in Belgium.

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Isabel Slonneger

Isabel Slonneger (she/her) will be graduating this Spring with a Bachelor's in International Affairs and Environmental Studies. She is a recipient of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Spain.

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Mariam Soliman

Mariam Soliman graduated from UC in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Middle Childhood Education who wants to be a voice and advocate for young people affected by educational inequity. She is a recipient of the Fulbright ETA in Turkey.

2021–22 Fulbright Semi Finalists and Alternates

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Thomas Croke

Thomas M. Croke V is a Ph.D. candidate in Musicology at the College-Conservatory of Music. His research focuses on the legacy of the illness and death of Polish composer Fryderyk Chopin. He is a semi-finalist for the Fulbright US Student Program.

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Jack Fogle

Jack Fogle is a fourth year student graduating this semester with a dual degree in Biology and Neuroscience, minors in Psychology and Chemistry. Jack is a Darwin T Turner Scholar and a semi-finalist for the Fulbright US Student Program.

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Maya Gulani

Maya Gulani is pursuing a BA in Political Science, International Affairs, and German Studies as well as certificates in Religious Studies and War, Peace, and Security. She is a semi-finalist for the Fulbright US Student Program.

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Joyner Horn

Joyner Horn received her Master of Music in Voice from CCM in 2020. She aims to explore the ways theatre can be used as a vehicle for social change. She is an alternate for the Fublright John Wood LAMDA Award in Classical Acting.

2020-21 Fulbright Recipients

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Haley Bertram

Haley Bertram is a Ph.D. candidate in Classical Archaeology in the UC Department of Classics. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Study/Research Grant in France.

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Annie McAllister

Annie Barr McAllister, is a Doctorate of Musical Arts candidate in Voice at CCM intending to graduate this summer, 2021. She is a recipient of the Fulbright Study/Research Grant in Ireland.

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Matthew Raj

Matthew Raj is a recent graduate of the University of Cincinnati, earning dual degrees in Medical Sciences and Spanish with a minor in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies. He is a recipient of the Fulbright ETA in Mexico.

2020–21 Fulbright Alternate

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Matthew Clayton

Matthew Clayton is a recent graduate of the University of Cincinnati, earning degrees in Computer Engineering and Political Science with a minor in Computer Science. He was named an alternate for the Fulbright Study/Research Grant in Estonia.