Ph.D. student in history, University of North Carolina
At Grinnell, Alex received mentorship and guidance through her Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, a program designed for underrepresented students to increase the diversity of faculty in higher education.
After graduating in 2020, Wardlaw spent a year teaching 11th-grade chemistry for English language learners in Philadelphia and furthering her education at the Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education on a Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship.
Hill was awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, a one-year grant for purposeful, independent exploration outside the U.S. His project took him to China, Brazil, Senegal, Jamaica, and Dominican Republic to explore Black masculinity and martial arts.
Through his Mentored Advanced Project, Ben realized he can make a significant environmental impact and through the College’s social justice ideals, he realized he wants that impact to be socially just.
Blake explored widely across the curriculum, nurturing his myriad interests in music history, political science, and policy, which allowed him to develop flexibility and nimbleness in all his pursuits.
Raghav's multiple passions and ability to communicate well with people across disciplines, from the sciences to the humanities, have helped him succeed at Mastercard, where he’s able to discuss strategy and market needs as well as technology.
Through mentored research, Amaris developed more confidence to pursue her own ideas and knowledge. And through rich global learning opportunities, she developed the ability to thrive in settings around the world.