North Park senior Chase Friel and recent graduate Joel Beyar C’22 have been named recipients of the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program award.
Friel, a double-major in biblical and theological studies and politics and government,
will use her Fulbright grant to pursue a Master’s Degree in Inequalities, Interventions, and New Welfare State at the University of Turku in Finland. During the two-year program, she will receive a full-tuition scholarship and additional funds to pursue studies and research on social policy and intervention design.
Joel Beyar, who received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Arabic Studies, will use his Fulbright award to work in the Middle Eastern country of Jordan as an English teaching assistant at a local school. He will also receive funding to continue studying the Arabic language.
In addition, Theodore Hallam C’22, was named a Fulbright semi-finalist and will receive a smaller award to work as an English Teaching Assistant in Lithuania.