Arabic

Fellowships and National Awards

Ever since the Claremont McKenna Arabic Program started in 2008, Arabic Program students from all five Claremont Colleges have received distinguished fellowships and national awards to pursue their Arabic language study and interest in the Middle East. Below is a list of the students who received these fellowships and awards.

Fulbright Program

Jennifer Good, Claremont McKenna College
Jennifer Good is a finalist for the research Fulbright in Oman, 2013

David Myer, Claremont McKenna College
David Myer is a finalist for the research Fulbright in Morocco, 2012

Rio Fischer, Claremont McKenna College
Rio Fischer is a finalist for the research Fulbright in Morocco, 2012

Olivia Uranga, Claremont McKenna College
Olivia Uranga is a finalist for the research Fulbright in Bahrain, 2012

Krysten Hartman, Claremont McKenna College
Krysten Hartmen received the research Fulbright in Kuwait, 2011

Jake Scruggs, Pomona College
Jake Scruggs received the research Fulbright in Egypt, 2011

Sam Brown, Pitzer College
Sam Brown received the research Fulbright in Morocco, 2011

Rebekah Binz, Claremont McKenna College
Rebekah Binz received the teaching Fulbright in Amman, Jordan, 2010


Boren Awards

Alexandra Gutowski, Pomona College
Aleandra Gutowski received the Boren Scholarship for her study abroad in Amman, Jordan, 2012

Melissa Carlson, Claremont McKenna College
Melissa Carlson received the Boren Scholarship for her study abroad in Amman, Jordan, 2011

Cav Walters
Cav Walters received the Boren Scholarship for his study abroad in Amman, Jordan, 2011


Critical Language Scholarship

Dante Toppo, Claremont McKenna College
Dante Toppo received the Critical Language Scholarship in Morocco, 2013

Isabel Hendry, Scripps College
Isabel Hendry received the Critical Language Scholarship in Morocco, 2013

Samantha Morse, Pitzer College
Samantha Morse received the Critical Language Scholarship in Oman, 2013

Stacy Wheeler, Scripps College
Stacy Wheeler received the Critical Language Scholarship in Oman, 2013

Megan Peterson, Scripps College
Megan Peterson received the Critical Language Scholarship, 2012

Aleandra Gutowski, Pomona College
Aleandra Gutowski received the Critical Language Scholarship in Muscat, Oman, 2011 and the CLS Alumni Development grant for intensive dialect training, 2012

Alice Chan, Pomona College
Alice Chan received the Critical Language Scholarship in Amman, Jordan, 2011

David Franzel, Claremont McKenna College
David Franzel received the Critical Language Scholarship in Morocco, 2010

Rebekah Binz, Claremont McKenna College
Rebakah Binz received the Critical Language Scholarship for Alexandria, Egypt, 2010 (Declined to accept Fulbright)


Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Camille Cole, Pomona College
Camille Cole received the Gates Cambridge Scholarship for her research in Iraq’s environmental systems, 2012


Watson Fellowship

Anoush Suni, Pomona College
Anoush Suni received the Watson Fellowship for Arabic language study in Amman, Jordan, 2009


Georgetown Qatar Scholarship

Alexandra Gutowski, Pomona College
Alexandra Gutowski received the Georgetown Qatar Scholarship for a year of Arabic study in Doha, 2013


Written by Melissa Carlson ’13, Professor of Arabic Bassam Frangieh’s Research Assistant