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2016-2017 National Fellowship and Scholarship Winners

Since the Fellowships Office was established in 1994, University students have won 845 national awards totaling more than $26.5 million for advanced academic study. This year, 286 national applications were submitted. To date, 82 advanced to the finalists round, and of those, 57 have won scholarships. These 57 awards winners have earned more than $2,367,524 for academic study. University faculty members serve on scholarship committees and assist students in preparing their applications.

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BOREN SCHOLARSHIP
Grants awarded to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests
Stefanie Feltwell (declined) - Senior, International Business & Economics, (Korea), NC (SCHC)
Nicholas Ferguson - Freshman, International Business, (China), OH
Mariah Stewart (Alternate) - Sophomore, Russian & International Studies, SC (Capstone)

CONGRESS-BUNDESTANG YOUTH EXCHANGE FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
Awards for year of study and internship in Germany
Kate Kacsur (Finalist) - Senior, Environmental Science, SC (SCHC)

DAAD RISE INTERNSHIP SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
Awards for summer research in Germany
Alexis Bantle - Sophomore, Biological Sciences, NC (SCHC)
Justin DuRant - Junior, Biological Sciences, SC (SCHC)
William Rivers - Sophomore, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, SC (SCHC)

DAAD RISE PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP IN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
Awards for summer or fall internship in Germany
Sky Jaques - Junior, Chemical Engineering, TN (SCHC)

FREEMAN-ASIA SCHOLARSHIP
Awards for study in Asia
Cindy Son - Junior, Finance & Global Supply Chain Management, SC

FULBRIGHT-CLINTON PUBLIC POLICY FELLOWSHIP
Year-long public policy professional placement in a foreign government
Binda Niati (Recommended) - PhD, Education, (Ivory Coast), Kinshasa, DRC

FULBRIGHT SUMMER INSTITUTE TO THE UK
Funding for summer study at one of ten UK institutions
Jane Marryat - Freshman, Biological Sciences, (Scotland), NC (SCHC)

FULBRIGHT GRANT
Grants for nine months of research, study, and teaching abroad.
Victoria Belcher - Senior, Business Economics, (ETA, Brazil), TN (SCHC)
Caroline Blount - Senior, German, (ETA, Germany), IL (SCHC)
Selena Dyer - Senior, German, (ETA, Germany), SC
Ian Giocondo - Senior, Music Education, (Germany), SC
James Jacocks - Masters, Rhetoric & Composition, (ETA, South Korea), SC
Chelsea Morris - Senior, German & Linguistics, (ETA, Germany), GA (SCHC)
Mark Rodehorst - Masters, Creative Writing, (ETA, Macau), LA
Julia Whitehead - Senior, International Business, (Mexico), VA (SCHC)
Kevin Anneken (Alternate) - Senior, Management Science, (Uraguay), OH (SCHC)
Anais Parada(Alternate) - PhD, Anthropology, (Ecauador), IL
William Welsh (Alternate) - Senior, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, (Fineland), SC (SCHC)
EmmaLing Campbell (Recommended) - Senior, Biological Sciences, (Australia), SC (SCHC)

GATES CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP
Fully funds a graduate degree at Cambridge University in the UK
Harshita Jain (International Finalist) - Senior, BARSC, SC(SCHC)

GEM NATIONAL CONSORTIUM FELLOWSHIP
For underrepresented masters and doctoral STEM students
De'Aira Bryant - Senior, Computer Science, SC
Blakeley Hoffman - Senior, Computer Science & Mathematics, SC (SCHC)

BENJAMIN A. GILMAN SCHOLARSHIP
Up to $4500 for undergraduates to participate in study abroad programs
Erin Bagwell - Senior, International Studies, (Jordan), SC
Frazier Bostic - Sophomore, Public Relations, (China), SC
Allison Broschart - Junior, Criminology & Criminal Justic, (France), SC
Caleb Bullard - Junior, International Business & GSCOM, (UAE), VA (Capstone)
Jimmy Hepburn - Junior, Mathematics & Philosophy, (Hungary), SC (Capstone)
Grace Lee - Junior, Management, (South Korea), SC
Eric Patterson - Junior, Marketing, (China), SC

BARRY M. GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP
Up to $7,500 scholarships for undergraduate study and research in mathematics, natural sciences or engineering
Mara Cowen - Junior, BARSC & Biological Sciences, SC (SCHC)
Kevin Field - Junior, Biological Sciences, NJ (SCHC)
Kayla Gardner - Junior, Marine Science, NC (SCHC)
Jacob Baltzegar (Honorable Mention) - Junior, Chemical Engineering, SC(SCHC)

KNOWLES SCIENCE TEACHING FELLOWSHIP
Provides professional support for individuals teaching high school STEM courses
Alison Schriro (Finalist) - Masters, Secondary Mathematics Education, NY (SCHC)

MARINE TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLE (ROV) COMMITTEE SCHOLARSHIP
Up to $8,000 for students working with or on ROVs
Jory Fleming - Senior, Marine Science & Geography, SC (Capstone)

MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP
Two years of graduate funding to the UK
Carl Garris (Finalist) - Senior, BARSC, SC (SCHC)

MOUNT VERNON LEADERSHIP FELLOWSHIP
Summer leadership program for sophomores
Rebekah Parris - Sophomore, Chemistry, SC (SCHC)
Olivia Reszczynski - Sophomore, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, SC (SCHC)

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF) DOCTORAL DISSERTATION IMPROVEMENT GRANT
$20,000 awarded to doctoral students for dissertation support
Samantha Yaussy - PhD, Anthropology, FL

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF) GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP
$138,000 fellowship awarded for three years of graduate degree support
De'Aira Bryant - Senior, Computer Science, SC
Brock Fletcher - Senior, Biomedical Engineering, SC (SCHC)
Laquita Grissett - 2016 Graduate, Biological Sciences, SC (SCHC)
Dylan Madisetti - Senior, Mechanical Engineering, Roseau, Dominica (SCHC)
Mackenzie Meece-Rayle - 2016 Graduate, Chemistry, SC
Michele Repetto - 2011 Graduate, Marine Science, PA (Capstone)
Paris Smalls - 2016 Graduate, Geophysics
Elizabeth Yankovsky - 2015 Graduate, Physics, SC
Joseph Andrews(Honorable Mention) - 2015 Graduate, Electrical Engineering, VA (SCHC)
Alexandra Hooks (Honorable Mention) - 2011 Graduate, Marine Science, SC (Capstone)
Alicia LaMarche (Honorable Mention) - PhD, Mathematics, OH
Kelly McCabe (Honorable Mention) - 2016 Graduate, Marine Science & Chemistry, MO
Drew Patterson (Honorable Mention) - 2015 Graduate, Electrical Engineering (SCHC)
Sydney Pullen (Honorable Mention) - 2011 Graduate, Anthropology

NOAA HOLLINGS UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
$28,000 awarded to sophomores in majors supporting NOAA's programs and missions
Alexis Bantle - Sophomore, Biological Sciences, NC (SCHC)
Casey Brayton - Sophomore, Marine Science, SC (SCHC)
Patrick McKenzie - Sophomore, Biological Sciences, SC (SCHC)

PRESIDENTIAL MANAGEMENT FELLOWS PROGRAM
Leadership development and two year appointment with the Federal Government
Marlene Johnson-Moore - 2015 Graduate, J.D., DC

PRINCETON IN ASIA
One year service-oriented internship in Asia
SummerBrook Lawson - Senior, Political Science, (China), NC

RHODES SCHOLARSHIP
Two years of funding for graduate work at Oxford in the UK
Jory Fleming - Senior, Marine Science & Geography, SC (Capstone)

ROBERT NOYCE TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Financial support to graduate students preparing to be K-12 STEM teachers
Andrew Lyons - 2016 Graduate, Mathematics, NC (SCHC)

HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP
$30,000 award to college juniors who intend to pursue graduate study and careers in public service.
Nick Santamaria (Finalist) - Junior, Political Science, NY (SCHC)

MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIP
$5,000 award for undergraduate students pursuing careers related to environmental public policy or Native American or Alaskan Native students pursuing health care or tribal public policy.
Casey Brayton - Sophomore, Marine Science, SC(SCHC)

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
CRITICAL LANGUAGES SCHOLARSHIP

Awards for intensive summer overseas study in critical need foreign languages
Adriana Bowman - Junior, Economics, (Chinese), SC (SCHC)
Justin Mellish - Masters, Higher Education & Student Affairs, (Korean), MS
Anna Witkin (Alternate) - Senior, International Studies & Russian, (Russian), OH (SCHC)

WHITAKER FELLOW INTERNATIONAL
Study abroad funding for graduate studies in biomedical engineering
Ryan Geiser - Senior, Biomedical Engineering, (UK), OH (SCHC)

JANE M. KLAUSMAN WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARD
$7,000 award from Zonta International for women with demonstrated achievement and potential in business
Stefanie Feltwell - Senior, International Business & Economics, SC (SCHC)

 

 

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