IA alumni Colby Young and Susannah Pratt win national prizes
Two alumni of the International Affairs (IA) dual majors program have won prestigious national post-baccalaureate grants.
Colby Young is the recipient of a Madison Fellowship which funds graduate education for students who wish to teach American history, government, and ethics at the seconary level. Young graduated from UNH in 2005 with a dual major in political science and international affairs and was also a member of the University Honors Program. Since graduating, he has studied and taught in several South American countries, and he received the news about the Madison Fellowship while teaching English in South Korea.
Currently Young is working on a Master of Arts in Teaching Social Studies at Boston University. He will complete his field work during the spring semester at Boston Latin High School. Following graduation in May 2008, he will participate in the Madison Institute at Georgetown University.
Susannah Pratt '07 (IA/political scince) has been awarded a two-year scholarship to participate in the Chinese Flagship Language Program through Brigham Young University (BYU). The grant provides her with full tuition at BYU for the first year. During the second year Ms. Pratt will continue the program in Nanjing, China, attending Nanjing University and completing an internship. The grant will cover her flight to China, her tuition, and a monthly living stipend.