Our Corbett Scholars share a lot of the experiences that many students do while abroad – but they also have unique and exciting ones that are all their own.
The Corbett British Columbia-Washington International Exchange Program is special because it asks participants to consider the Canada-U.S. relationship in everything they do. During their year abroad, they will encounter some of the nuances that define this close political and cultural relationship. They will learn about the specific features of the Pacific Northwest ecosystem, study the differences between Canadian and American policies on healthcare, education, climate and more, and will see in action the shared values and cultural touchstones that are unique to our region.
As they do these things, we have asked them to share with us. Keep up with their experiences by watching this news space!
Early morning, May 18th, 2016, past, current, and future Corbett Fellows had breakfast together at the University Club with Gary and Consuelo Corbett, who piloted the Corbett Fellowship. This breakfast is for fellows to share their experiences with one another and with the Corbetts. See photos …
Originally posted: October 2015 On September 17, Katie and I flew from Vancouver to Ottawa for the Killam Fall Orientation, a two-day affair where about 30 Killam Fellows met one another and a group of Fulbright Canada Scholars. The first day of events was September 18, opening with breakfast and a tour of the Parliament
Originally posted: June 2014 Our first Corbett Fellow, Issac Stockdale, will spend next year studying at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. Isaac is currently a junior Political Science major with an Art History minor. Isaac has enjoyed his diverse experiences at UW and is excited to broaden his perspective through studying at
Original posting: February 2013 University of Washington (UW) undergraduates will now have more opportunities to study in British Columbia, Canada, thanks to the Gary and Consuelo Corbett Canada U.S. Fellowship Program. The program will provide funding for a full academic year abroad at either the University of British Columbia (UBC) or the University of Victoria