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Congratulations to our fellowship winners!

May 11, 2020

WCAS senior Maya Daiter has been admitted to the US Teaching Assistantship program in Austria.* Maya is on the pre-med track and majoring in German and minoring in history. She is also receiving a Certificate from the Center of Leadership. In Austria, she will be teaching English at a secondary school in Rohrbach-Berg during the academic year 2020/2021. She also studied in Freiburg, Germany, through IES during Fall 2018. As co-chair of the GUAB (German Undergraduate Advisory Board), she works closely with mentor Ingrid Zeller.

 

WCAS senior Sam Cole has been admitted to the US Teaching Assistantship program in Austria.* Sam is majoring in German and Political Science and has strong interests in education in addition to international law and business. In Austria, he will be teaching English at a secondary school (Gymnasium) near Vienna and Graz during the academic year 2020/2021. A former participant of Northwestern’s Berlin summer program (2019), he works closely with mentor Ingrid Zeller.

 

WCAS graduate (2018) Hector Macias Nuño has been selected to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program in Mexico. As an undergraduate at Northwestern University, Hector majored in German and Sociology and studied abroad for a year in Munich through the Lewis & Clark Junior Year Abroad Program.  He plans to continue pursuing his interests in social studies and multilingual education while teaching in his home country during the year 2020/2021. His mentors and advisers include Alejandro Carrión and Elisabeth Smith, and, in the German Department, Ingrid Zeller and John Paluch.

 

*The US Teaching Assistantship program is administered by Fulbright Austria (the Austrian-American Educational Commission) on behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF).

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