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Four Taubman College students among UM students awarded II Individual Fellowship

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Four Taubman College students among UM students awarded II Individual Fellowship

The University of Michigan International Institute (II) awarded nearly $170,000 to 47 UM students for summer travel abroad for research and internships through its Individual Fellowship program. Of the 47 UM students awarded fellowships, four are representing Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning:

  • Catherine Guido, M.U.P. (urban and regional planning), Germany – $5,000
    Urban planning and design internship
  • Nicholas Ho, M.Arch. (architecture), China – $4,500
    Disappearing and Emerging Urbanism in Beijing's Urban and Rural Villages
  • Conrad Kickert, Ph.D., (architecture), The Netherlands – $5,000
    Active Spaces – Attractive Spaces (The Hague Research)
  • Michelle Lam, M.U.P. (urban and regional planning), Germany – $3,000
    Does Dessau Provide a New Model & Prototype for Planning Shrinking Cities?

The highly competitive, merit-based Individual Fellowship program is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in a UM degree program. More than 200 students applied for the prestigious competition, which awards individual fellowships of up to $5,000. The scholarships were awarded in June 2011.

Last year, M.U.P.'11 graduate Andrew Broderick's blog was featured about his travel to China: iimichigan.wordpress.com/author/andrewbroderick. To read about some of the fellowship recipients' research and internship experiences, visit iimichigan.wordpress.com.

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