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Foreign study scholarships

Seven MIT students have been awarded scholarships to study abroad in 2003-04. Winners and their research topics follow.

Fulbright Scholars

Thomas A. Becker '03, economics and political science, Rockaway Park, N.Y.--analyzing how the delegation of accountability and veto power in the Federal Republic of Germany could be applied in the European Union
Jovonne J. Bickerstaff (S.B. 2002), Akron, Ohio--studying the group identity and experience of young people of Antillean or African origin now living in Paris
Shelli F. Farhadian '03, mathematics, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.--researching a possible genetic basis for susceptibility to tuberculosis in India
Stephanie Wei Wang '03, economics and BCS, Fremont, Calif.--studying the effects of changes in the health care system on morbidity and mortality rates in China while pursuing an M.Sc. at the London School of Economics
Collins P. Ward '03, mechanical engineering, Ft. Worth, Texas--studying design and manufacturing at the Technical University in Berlin

Other scholarships

Michele Helene Lamprakos G, architecture, Raleigh, N.C., received a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship to study architectural and urban conservation in San'a, Yemen
Sarah Funderburk '03, BCS, Hartsville, S.C., received a Deutschlandjahr Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service to study at the Institute of Toxicology and Genetics of the Research Center in Karlsruhe, Germany

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 4, 2003.

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