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PhD Student Receives Prestigious Grant

Grant will allow Alyssa Evans to continue working in Germany with the Karlstadt-Edition team.
Alyssa Evans
Alyssa Evans, current Seminary PhD candidate

Alyssa Evans, PhD candidate, is the recipient of a research grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Her award is in the research grants for doctoral candidates and young academics and scientists category, and will allow her to continue working with the Karlstadt-Edition team. 

“It is an honor to be named an award recipient,” said Evans. “I am excited to have the opportunity to extend my time at the University of Göttingen and continue my research. I am looking forward to making use of the resources and the engaging community of scholars in Göttingen, as it has already strengthened my dissertation work.”

Each year the DAAD supports more than 100,000 German and international students and researchers around the globe—making it the world’s largest funding organization of its kind. Supported from public funds, the DAAD promotes international academic cooperation, through the exchange of students and academics.

Fulbright scholar Evans recently completed her time at the University of Göttingen, where she worked with leading scholars in Reformation studies on the first critical edition of Andreas Karlstadt’s letters and works

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