Eizenstat Grantees

Meet the undergraduates selected for the Frances Taylor Eizenstat '65 Undergraduate Israel Travel Grant Program in 2015-2016. 

For further information about the awards and deadlines for applications

Undergraduate Grantees 2015-2016

Our first two grantees for 2015-2016 are Sophie Brickman '16 who double-majors in Psychology and Health: Science, Society and Policy; and Gabriel Sanders '17 whose double-major is Economics and Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies.

At the Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma this Winter: "I always thought I wanted to work with people in a clinical setting, which I still enjoy, but my work at the center has helped me discover how much I love research." More from Sophie's blog...

Gabriel has completed a Spring semester abroad at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem examining "the intricacies and complexities surrounding Israeli and Palestinian identity."  More from Gabriel's blog...

They are joined by the three more students in Israel over the summer: Camille Brenner '17, majoring in African and Afro-American Studies and volunteering on Kaima Farm, working alongside Israeli youth who have dropped out of school; Jared Kraay '19, majoring in Near Eastern & Judaic Studies and doing research at Shalem College; and Austin Shanabrook '18, majoring in Anthropology and Near Eastern & Judaic Studies, interning with the Israeli Antiquities Authority excavations in the ancient city of Hazor. See details from Austin's blog..., Camille's blog..., Jared's blog...


For details of 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 grantees