UNH student receives fellowship to support families and communities in New Hampshire

DURHAM — Miriam Arsenault has been awarded a $3,500 John G. Winant Fellowship to support New Hampshire nonprofits and government agencies this summer.

This competitive fellowship is awarded to exceptional University of New Hampshire students with an interest in the nonprofit and public sectors. To be considered for a Gov. Winant Fellowship, the applicant must be a New Hampshire resident and a rising junior, senior, or new alumni in good academic standing. Applicants work with organizations to identify a summer role that supports the mission of the New Hampshire organization and also furthers the student’s professional knowledge.

Arsenault will work with Northern Human Services' speech and language pathologists staff in her hometown of Berlin. As a communications sciences and disorders major, Arsenault hopes to give back to her hometown, in Berlin, by working alongside therapists to provide speech therapy for children.

The Winant fellowship program was established in 1982 in memory of the late New Hampshire Governor John G. Winant to encourage the professional development of undergraduates at the University of New Hampshire with a strong commitment to public service. The fellowship is awarded and administered by the Carsey School of Public Policy at UNH, and applicants are chosen by an independent review panel. For more information, visit: carsey.unh.edu/winant-fellowship.

AresenaultMiriam Arsenault has been awarded a $3,500 John G. Winant Fellowship to support New Hampshire nonprofits and government agencies this summer. (COURTESY PHOTO)