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Critical Language Scholarship Recipients: Kalyn Cai (Global Fellow '17) will study Arabic in Ibri, Oman. Margaret Ebacher-Rini (Global Fellow '17) will study Chinese in Suzhou, China. Gurleen Kaur (Global Fellow '15) will study Punjabi in Chandigarh, India. Irene Solaiman (Global Fellow '17) will study Bangla in Kolkata, India.

Boren Scholarship Recipient: Susan Price (U.S Diplomacy and Policymaking '15) accepted a Boren Scholarship to study Swahili in Tanzania for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Army ROTC 2017 Award Recipient: Jordan Fox (U.S. Diplomacy and Policymaking ’17) received the American Legion Award in Scholastic Excellence.

UMD Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellows:From a pool of nearly 600 applicants from across the nation, Adwoa Boateng (Responses to Global Challenges '16)and Ana Ortez-Rivera (Responses to Global Challenges, '17) are among the 100 new PPIA Fellows who will attend Junior Summer Institutes (JSI) this year. 

Adwoa BoatengAdwoa Boateng, an economics major in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, will attend the JSI at Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. “I am really excited to learn more about careers in public policy and diplomacy and to get guidance on graduate school options,” states Ms. Boateng.

Ana Ortex-RiveraAna Ortez-Rivera, an anthropology major and international development and conflict resolution minor in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, who is also pursuing a certificate in Latin American Studies, will attend the JSI at Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University. “I am thrilled to be a part of PPIA because it is the next step towards bridging anthropology and public policy.”

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award: Gavri Schreiber (Critical Regions and International Relations '17) has accepted a Fulbright Scholarship and will travel to Taiwan.



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Federal and Global Times (Alumni Newsletter):

Newsletter 2016 Issue 1

-Read our most up-to-date newsletter for Federal & Global Fellows alumni. Learn some incredible facts about the growth of our programs over the past 9 years; hear from alumni, current students, and faculty; and keep in touch with your peers.

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Note: See the Federal Fellows, our sister program, for other options including energy, health, and national security.


-Gain international experience without leaving the country.

-Learn from the teaching and successes of expert practitioners in the field.

-Intern at international organizations, agencies, embassies, and more!

-Students who successfully complete program requirements will earn a Global Fellows DC Fellow notation on their transcript.

Take a fall academic seminar on global leadership and policy taught by expert practitioners in the field.

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Intern for credit in the spring at an embassy, international organization, federal agency, or multinational corporation.

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Increase your learning experience through University of Maryland supplementary courses.

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Attend workshops, roundtable discussions, and off-campus lectures to learn more about real-world applications.

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