Lauren Fedewa, a masters degree candidate in the history department and the Miller Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Vermont, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Germany in history from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Fedewa will conduct research on the establishment and operation of German foreign child-care facilities during the Second World War. She will be affiliated with the Historisches Seminar at the Leibniz University in Hannover.
Fedewa is one of over 1,900 U.S. citizens who will conduct research, teach English, and provide expertise abroad for the 2018-2019 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement as well as record of service and leadership potential in their respective fields.