Fellowships Latest News

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Luz Castro, Study Abroad, Gilman Scholarship

With the award of a prestigious national scholarship, Luz Castro ’17 will travel to Argentina this fall to study social movements and human rights. Castro received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which announced its recipients... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Destiny Murillo

When physics and astronomy major Destiny Murillo ’17 looks up at the stars at night, she sees more than most people would. This past summer, Murillo, a recipient of a Whittier College Fellowship for Underrepresented Students in STEM (Science,... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Robert Condo '15 poses with students in Japan

Life after Whittier took a global direction for recent graduate Robert Kondo ’15 who began working as an international ambassador for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program upon graduation. Kondo teaches English and strives to foster... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
2016 Republican National Convention logo

In a highly competitive presidential election year, three Whittier College students will have the opportunity of a lifetime to experience democracy first-hand at this summer’s presidential national conventions. Two Richard Nixon National... More

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Aimme Real, Fulbright Award, Whittier College Class of 2016

Recently minted graduate Aimme Real Arrayga '16, has been awarded a Fulbright Award and will study immigrant women's rights in Argentina. Real was among five students from the College who were semi-finalists for the Fulbright U.S. Student... More

Friday, May 27, 2016
Mario Almaraz

Mario Almaraz '17, an art major, was awarded a prestigious Getty Multicultural Internship at the Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) this summer. The CSPG, located in Culver City, archives more than 85,000 protest graphics from the... More

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Alex Hackworth ’16 is a storyteller, part artist, part technician, and aspiring cinematographer who’s made the most of his Whittier experience both on and off campus. Using his extensive technical and people skills, Hackworth serves as the... More

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Luz Castro, Congressional Internship

Luz Castro ’17, a first-generation student majoring in Spanish and political science, is headed to Washington, D.C. this summer where she will participate in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's (CHCI) Internship Program.  CHCI aims to... More

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Edwin Bennett, Biochemistry, Class of 2016

Edwin Bennett, a senior majoring in biochemistry, has tutored children in math, presented at a biology academic conference, volunteered at local hospitals, and even found time to build homes in Mexico with Amor Ministries. Next Stop: UCLA's School... More

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Xochitl Ramirez, Class of 2016

​While at Whittier Xochitl Ramirez, a senior majoring in Spanish and business, wrote her own screenplay, interned for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and led M.E.Ch.A. to be one of the best student organizations on campus. Major: Spanish and... More