Anna Koch ’20 in South Korea prior to the pandemic.

Anna Koch ’20, Critical Language Scholarship Recipient

International Studies alumna Anna Koch ’20 won a prestigious Critical Language Scholarship, a U.S. government grant to promote the study of languages essential to U.S. global engagement.  Anna studied Korean in the summer of 2020, remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  She was selected by her instructors to give the closing address.







Anna Sklenar ’19, Fulbright Recipient

International Studies major Anna Sklenar ’19 was awarded a Fulbright to examine the influence of nostalgia for the Soviet era on populism in Russia today.  She will conduct interviews in Ekaterinburg, Russia in 2019-2020 as part of her research.

Read Anna’s interview in The Daily about her Fulbright research plans in Russia.






International Studies majors have won prestigious national and international post-graduate fellowships. Consider applying for national and international fellowships, including the Fulbright Program, Marshall Scholarship, Rhodes Scholarship, Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Truman Scholarship, Gates Cambridge Scholarship, George J. Mitchell Scholarship, Schwarzmann Scholars, American Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships, Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, and Princeton in Africa/Asia/Latin America Fellowship.

Learn more by reading the Undergraduate Studies National Fellowships and Scholarships page, Googling the name of the fellowship, and consulting Dean Amanda McCarthy, who assists students with many of these fellowship competitions.