The Christian-Ewell Scholarship

The application is due by noon on Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

This scholarship provides support for a student to engage in summer research on topics related to Latin America. Mr. Bruce Christian '73 established the endowment which funds the Fellowship. The award is made in honor of Judith Ewell, Newton Professor of History, for her work at the College. The link for the online application can be found on the main CC Summer Scholarships PageApplication components are the same as general Charles Center Summer Scholarships. Applicants must be sure to select "Christian-Ewell Scholarship" on their online Charles Center Summer Research Funding Application and are encouraged to also select all scholarships for which they are eligible.

Previous Christian-Ewell projects

  • Kathryn McElheny: Enhancing Self-Efficacy in Community-Led Health Initiatives (Dominican Republic)
  • Diya Uthappa: Measuring Infrastructure Development using DTRA (Nicaragua)
  • Jeff Rohde: Geo-spatial data collection within Esfuerzo de Paraiso, Dominican Republic
  • Katherine Brown: The Role of Quechua and Representations of Indigenous Culture in the Formation of Peruvian National Identity 
  • Andrew Squires: The impact of a non-governmental organization on the lives of Peruvian brazil nut harvesters
  • Sebastian Salgado-Flores: Discovering Maya Attitudes towards Maya Archaeology: Developing the Relationship between Researchers and Descendant Communities in the Lacandon Jungle
  • Jennifer Kenyon: The Other Campaign’s Effects on Mexican National Discourse
  • Lilli-Marie Mann: New Destinations, Transnational Transitions: Migrants and Their Families in Williamsburg, VA and Central Mexico
  • Adriana Harvey: Redefining Ethnicity through Modern Indigenous Textile Productions in Mexico and Ecuador