Fellowships and Scholarships
Thanks to the opportunities for research, service and experiential learning available to students and the support they receive from faculty and staff, many students go on to win prestigious post-graduate scholarships and fellowships to fund their continuing education and fuel their passions, both in the U.S. and abroad.
W&L ScholarsAt Washington and Lee, we have a long tradition of educating smart, ambitious students who have the ability and desire to make a difference.
Hashim Syed ’19 Fulbright
Hashim won a Fulbright Open Study/Research Award to study in Morocco for nine months. Syed is a biology major and a Middle East and South Asia studies minor.
Jackson Ellis ’19 Fulbright
Ellis won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Germany. Ellis double majored in politics and German.
Taylor Reese ’19 FAO Schwartz Fellowship
Reese won a two-year, paid experience in the world of social impact that includes focused professional development at leading nonprofits in Boston, New York City and Philadelphia. Reese is an English major and studio art minor.
Zainab Abiza ’19 Davis Project for Peace
Zainab attended the PPIA Junior Summer Institute at Princeton, a seven-week program designed to prepare students from diverse backgrounds for graduate study and careers in public policy.
Christopher McCrackin ’20 Beinecke
A double major in classics and English, McCrackin won a Beinecke Scholarship to fund his graduate studies. McCrackin will pursue a master’s in either comparative literature or English with a focus in early modern studies.
Laura Bruce ’20 Goldwater
Bruce, won a highly competitive Goldwater Scholarship, which promotes research careers in science, mathematics and engineering. Bruce is a physics major and plans to pursue a doctorate in experimental/applied physics.
Xinxian Wang ’21 Davis Project for Peace
Wang will conduct a two-phase project implementing efforts known as Shanshi Jihua (“Eat with A Plan”) at an elementary school in Fengcheng City, Liaoning, China.