Sherese Bonner was a Leonard D. Schaeffer Fellow in 2019 while studying at the University of Virginia. The Presidential Management Fellows Program is the Federal Government’s premier leadership development program for advanced degree holders. Following completion of an MPA from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Government in May 2023, Sherese will be appointed to a two-year, full-time Federal position with salary and …
Alumna Named 2022-23 Black Voices in the Public Sphere Fellow
Maya Jenkins (2019 Harvard Fellow) brings her interest in colonially-conditioned interracial solidarities to her editorial role at Boston Review. Building on past archival research, Maya will work with writers to uncover the historical ties that bind communities of color to one another and to explore the ways that artists, organizers, and everyday folks are working to build power for themselves and …
2020 Schaeffer Fellow Named Rhodes Scholar
2020 Schaeffer Fellow Elizabeth Guo has been named a Rhodes Scholar! Elizabeth is a current senior at Harvard University majoring in Physics and will study mathematical and theoretical physics, and social science of the internet as a master’s student at Oxford. After attending Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, Elizabeth will pursue a J.D. at Harvard Law School, where she has …
LDSF Alum Completes Internship with the Brookings Institution
Sherese Bonner (2019 Schaeffer Fellow, University of Virginia) is a current graduate student pursuing a Masters of Public Administration at UNC-Chapel Hill. This summer, she completed an internship with The Brookings Institution’s Center for Effective Public Management. She co-authored a blog post with Senior Fellow John Hudak focusing on some recommended revisions to the Community Reinvestment Grant under the Cannabis Administration and …
2016 Schaeffer Fellow Named Eisenhower Global Scholar
Samuel Vilchez Santiago is named an Eisenhower Fellowships 2021-2022 Global Scholar and will graduate from the University of Oxford, Blavatnik School of Government with a Master of Public Policy.
2019 Schaeffer Fellow explores the Asian American experience through poetry
When senior Lucy Chuang (2019 Schaeffer Fellow, Princeton University) learned of the March 16 shootings in Atlanta, she opened her poetry journal. In the days that followed, she wrote several poems dedicated to the Asian women who were killed.
2019 Fellow awarded Fulbright research grant to Spain
Jenna Mazza (2019 Schaeffer Fellow) graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in International Relations and a B.A. in Spanish. Jenna completed her Schaeffer Fellow internship with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office. She is a 2020-2021 Fulbright U.S. Student Program recipient of a Study/Research grant to Spain. Learn more about Jenna’s application experience below: What motivated …
2019 Schaeffer Fellow awarded competitive Schwarzman Scholarship
Karthik Ramesh (2019 Schaeffer Fellow) graduated from Princeton University in 2021 with a B.A. in Economics and was one of four Princeton grads selected for the Schwarzman Scholarship to study in Beijing.
Harvard Schaeffer Fellow Named Rhodes Scholar
In keeping with his Harvard concentration, DeVaughn plans to pursue a degree in history at Oxford, focusing on the travels of Frederick Douglass, Ida B. Wells, and Malcolm X in the United Kingdom, the political philosophies they brought with them, and the insights into American racism they gained while abroad. Read full story here.
Schaeffer Fellow named 2019 USC Valedictorian
As the proud child of Vietnamese refugees, Giang has spent her time at USC tackling education disparities at a local, national and international level.