Three UWA graduates receive Fulbright scholarships to study abroad

Taryn Foster and Joshua Dunne.
Taryn Foster and Joshua Dunne.

THREE UWA graduates have been awarded Fulbright scholarships and will study abroad next year in each of their chosen fields.

UWA graduate Joshua Dunne completed a Bachelor of Philosophy with Honours in Political Science and International Relations and is currently working as a Study Abroad Assistant in UWA’s Global Learning Office.

In September 2019, he will move to the US to pursue a Masters’ Degree in Global Affairs and International Security at one of Yale University, Columbia University or Georgetown University.

Dr Taryn Foster, a UWA postdoctoral fellow at the Australian Institute of Marine Science, will use her scholarship to work on an idea to upscale coral restoration at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco from July next year.

Holly Ransom, who completed a Bachelor of Law and Arts at UWA, majoring in Economics, was awarded the Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship.

Ms Ransom is a UWA International Excellence Ambassador and CEO of Emergent, a company specialising in disruptive strategy and building leadership capacity to execute change.

She will use her Fulbright Scholarship to pursue a Master of Public Policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School, and focus on emerging technology ethics and governance.