Three Bass Connections Participants Named Fulbright Scholars
March 8, 2016
Three of the twelve Duke students awarded Fulbright Scholarships are former Bass Connections team members. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.
The Fulbright Scholarship application process is open to Duke seniors, recent graduates and graduate students. The program is designed to facilitate cultural exchange and increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and those of other countries.
Dominique Beaudry ’15 (left) participated in the Bass Connections project team North Carolina in the Global Economy: The Workforce Development Challenge. Using a global value chain approach, this team developed a comprehensive website on North Carolina's emerging workforce. As a Fulbright Scholar, she will be working as an English teaching assistant in Malaysia.
Megan McCarroll ’15 (right) participated in the Bass Connections Charter Schools, Diversity and Noncognitive Assessment team to investigate the impact of the Central Park Elementary School's experiment with a lottery admission program. Megan will be an English teaching assistant in Nepal.
Reed McGinley-Stempel '15 engaged in the Bass Connections Education, Poverty and Economic Inequality in Rural Appalachia project team. The team explored education and human development in economically distressed, rural mountain communities in western North Carolina. Reed will be an English teaching assistant in Germany.
Read more about the twelve Duke graduates named Fulbright Scholars on Duke Today.