Category: Fellowship

Inspired by the spirit of Raoul Wallenberg, the Wallenberg Fellowship is awarded in the spring of each year to a graduating senior of exceptional promise and accomplishment who is committed to service and the public good. The fellowship provides $25,000 to carry out an independent project of learning or exploration anywhere in the world during the year after graduation. The Fellow will engage in a self-designed and self-directed area of exploration or project of experiential learning. Through an active and immersive year-long experience, and by connecting in meaningful ways with the lives of other people and communities, the Wallenberg Fellow will prepare to make a difference in the world. Information about how to apply for the Wallenberg Fellowship can be found at the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships website.

2017, Adelia Davis

Written by Mandira Banerjee, originally published by Global Michigan. Adelia Davis was a freshman at the University of Michigan the year Nelson Mandela died. Listening to his obituary on CNN in her dorm room,...

Meredith Starkman in Brazil

2016, Meredith Starkman

Written by William Foreman, originally published by Global Michigan. Meredith Starkman says one of the most emotionally trying experiences of her life happened on an education-abroad trip to Rio de Janeiro when she went...