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Tinker-Walker and IDP Travel Fellowships

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Students are encouraged to include overseas field experience in their research, internship, or practicum. Through the International Development program’s endowed Irene Tinker-Millidge Walker Fellowship, students can receive financial support to offset the costs of study.

Recently, students have used this fellowship to work with:
  • South Pacific Business Development (SPBD), Tonga
  • Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Haiti
  • Iracambi Atlantic Rainforest Research and Conservation Centre, Brazil
  • BRAC, Uganda
  • Reproductive and Child Health Alliance (RACHA), Cambodia
  • Peace Corps, Tanzania
  • ChildFund, Laos
  • People Against Suffering Oppression and Poverty (PASSOP), South Africa
  • Inyathelo, South Africa
  • Health Poverty Action and Movimiento de Mujeres Nidia White, Nicaragua
  • World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Global Campaign for Education, South Africa
  • USAID, Liberia
  • Population Services International- Rwanda (Malaria and Child Health and Planning)
  • CHF International- Rwanda
  • Population Services International- Mali (Reproductive Health)
  • Thai Binh Foundation- Vietnam (Education)
  • IFPRI- Ghana (Agriculture)
  • BaGA Maidi Development Trust- South Africa (Education)
  • IRC- Ethiopia (Cultural Orientation for Refugees)
  • HOPE- Republic of the Congo (Microfinance)
  • UNHCR- Israel (Disability and Chronic Illness among Refugees)
  • ZOA Refugee Care- South Sudan (Food Security and Livelihoods)
  • Global Giving Foundation- Turkey and Armenia (Disability and Education)

 

Meet the Summer 2014 Fellows!

Mukhaye testing water in Brazil.

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Erin working in Tonga.

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