Fellowships and Opportunities


Jackson Ellis–Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (Germany)

Name: Jackson Ellis

Class Year: 2019

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Major(s): Politics (Global), German

Opportunity and Year: Fulbright Program for U.S. Students, 2019-20

Project Summary: I will be teaching English in Germany for one year.

How did W&L prepare you for this opportunity? W&L’s excellent German department gave me the skills to prepare myself for the opportunity, and professors helped me with my application. I had a lot of resources along the way.

Why did you apply for this opportunity? Dr. Youngman and Dr. Prager suggested it to me and I got excited about it

Post-graduation Plans: I would like to go work in government.

Extracurricular Involvement:

Peer Counseling
German Club
Pi Kappa Phi
WLUR Radio Host
Associate Class Agent

Off-campus Experience:

AFS Cultural Exchange Izmir, Turkey
Spring Term Abroad in Berlin
German American Exchange Internship with Uniexperts in Cologne, Germany

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