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Graduate student Danielle Dirks receives prestigious fellowship
Dirks awarded Harrington Fellowship for 2009-10
Posted: June 24, 2009
Graduate student Danielle Dirks has been awarded the Donald D. Harrington Graduate Fellowship, one of the highest awarded to graduate students at the University of Texas, for the academic year 2009-10.The Donald D. Harrington Graduate Fellows Program was established by Sybil Harrington as a tribute to her late husband. She envisioned a program that would support gifted and ambitious young scholars at The University of Texas at Austin, at a level that would equal or exceed the levels of prestigious longstanding programs at other institutions around the world. These talented students would, in turn, share their knowledge and success with future generations, perpetuating the legacy and memory of Don Harrington for all time. The University of Texas at Austin is privileged to be the home of this preeminent graduate research program. The Harrington Fellows Program is designed to attract outstanding master's and doctoral candidates from around the world.