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Edward Guiliano ‘78, PhD, Global Fellowship Program

The Edward Guiliano, PhD ‘78, Global Fellowship Program provides students with the opportunity to broaden their perspectives by engaging with the world beyond Stony Brook University and their local communities. The goal of the Guiliano Global Fellowship program is to give Stony Brook students the opportunity to have a truly-enriching transformational educational experience.

There are two programs: one for undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences, and one for full-time doctoral students in the humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences. Click on the appropriate link below for details, eligibility guidelines and application information. 

Graduate Student Application Information  

Undergraduate Student Application Information 


Application Deadlines: 
We appreciate that it is difficult due to the COVID-19 pandemic to make travel plans. We are accepting applications in anticipation of some travel being possible, depending on location. We will also be flexible with deferrals of receipt and spending of funds due to the pandemic. However, use of funds may not be deferred beyond graduation as this is a Fellowship Program for matriculated students. Our ability to fund travel abroad is based on SUNY policy for when study abroad programs will be resumed. Please address these contingencies in your application. Students are urged to consider travel opportunities within the United States.

Fall deadline: October 1  (Projects will take place during the Winter Session or spring semester, pending potential travel restrictions due to COVID-19) 

Spring deadline: March 1 (Projects will take place during the Summer Session or fall semester, pending potential travel restrictions due to COVID-19)

Please submit any questions here. 

Fall 2018 Inaugural Recipient: 

Andrew Rimby , PhD candidate, Department of English
Project: " The Kiss of Walt Whitman: Oscar Wilde Reading Whitman From England to America."

Summer 2019 Recipients:

Aishani Gupta , graduate student, Department of History
Project: “ The Shrine's City: Pilgrimage, Politics, and the Making of Colonial Ajmer, 1818-1947

Isabel Murcia-Estrada , graduate student, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature
Project: " Finding Concha de Albornoz: After the Traces of a Writer Without Writings"

Hayley Rein , undergraduate, Department of Psychology
Project: " Investigating Health Disparities in India to Develop and Deliver Immediate Interventions in Clinical and Community Settings "

Kachun Leung, undergraduate, Departments of Art and Psychology
Project: " Appropriating Modernism: Art of the Japanese American Internment Camps

Stephanie Millner, undergraduate, Department of Political Science
Project: " Explore St. Petersburg!- Study Abroad" 

Courtney Taylor , undergraduate, Department of English
Project:  "Jenkins: An All-American Outing"

Winter 2019 Recipients: 

Ximena Lopez Carillo , pursuing a PhD in History; "Chicano Psychology: Race, Scientific Activism, and the Politics of Knowledge, 1969-1986"

Valerie Moyer, pursuing a PhD in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies; "Regulating Hormones in International Women's Track and Field"  

Lydia Myers , undergraduate senior, Human Evolutionary Biology major with a second major as Anthropology;  "A Lorisiform-like humerus from the middle Miocene at Napude, Kenya"

Katina Singh, undergraduate senior, Biology major and Health, Medicine, and Society minor;  "From the Land of Many Waters"

Summer 2020 Recipients:

Kay Sohini Kumar, pursuing a PhD in English; "Resistance During the Fall of the World’s Largest Democracy," Delhi, India

Lance Boos, pursuing a PhD in History; "Print and Performance: The Musical Marketplace in Revolutionary and Early National America," London, Summer 2020

Deanna Tabibzada, undergraduate political science major; "Addressing Student Voter Disenfranchisement in Wisconsin"

Stephanie Hwang, undergraduate junior in Business management/English and minor in Korean Studies; "An Exploration of Mental Health in South Korea" 

Fall 2020 Recipients: 

Graduate Recipients:

Annu Daftuar, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies: "Global Fertility Markets: Regulation and Reproductive Justice "(New Delhi, India)

Bonnie Soper, History: "Vying for Influence Through Suffering: Martyrs and Politics in Early Eighteenth-Century Scotland and England" (Aberdeen, Scotland)


Undergraduate Recipients:

Yashasvi Bajaj, Psychology: "Qualitative Analysis of COVID-19 and QOL in Poverty-Stricken Communities" (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Marzan Rahman Noshin, Biology: "The Unheard Voices of Substance Abuse Victims in Micronesia" (Pohnpei, Micronesia)

Spring 2021 

Graduate Recipients:

Javier Gastón-Greenberg,  Hispanic Languages, Literature and Culture: "Hero Genesis - Comics and Identity Formation in Revolutionary Cuba" (Havana, Cuba)

Fernando Amador II, History: "Children of the Land: Identities, Landscapes & Migrations from Rural Mexico" (Mexico City)

Undergraduate Recipients:

Noor Imran,  Philosophy: "A Woman’s World So Far: Did She Ever Have a Place Among Us?" (Paris, France)

Alice Mo, Philosophy: "Colorado Summer Seminar in Philosophy" (University of Colorado—Boulder)