The Samuel F. Babbit Kirkland College Fellowship "is awarded to the female graduate who best exemplifies the spirit of individual learning that was associated with Kirkland College, to assist her in meeting expenses of pursuing an advanced degree."
Katherine Goldman '14 has been awarded the 2014 Samuel F. Babbitt College Fellowship to pursue a degree in Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She hopes to eventually work in a clinic that provides quality healthcare to underserved women.
Karen G. Johnston '89 spent two decades as a social worker after graduating from Kirkland College. She recently returned to school and has been awarded the 2014 Samuel F. Babbitt College Fellowship to pursue a Master of Divinity degree at Andover Newton Theological School. She hopes to be ordained as a Unitarian Universalist minister upon completion of her degree.
Ashley Sutton '13 has been awarded the 2013 Samuel F. Babbitt College Fellowship to pursue a doctorate in Clinical Psychology researching and working closely with survivors of trauma and sexual violence.
Meghan Woolley '13 has been awarded the 2013 Samuel F. Babbitt College Fellowship to pursue graduate studies at St. Andrews College in Medieval and gender history.
Lydia Rono '11 has been awarded the 2011 Samuel F. Babbitt College Fellowship. She will be attending graduate school in the Fall pursuing a Ph.D. in organic chemistry. When she graduates she intends to return to her native Kenya and give back by providing avenues for girls and women to learn.