Award Recipients

LMU Honorees

Fulbright U.S. Student Program: 

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study, and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students.

2018-19 Program Year*

*Finalist notifications will be sent between March and May of 2018.

  • Clinton Carl (MA in Philosophy, Class of 2015)- ETA to Germany- Semi-Finalist
  • Andrea Castellanos (MA in Special Education, Class of 2016)- ETA to Spain- Semi-Finalist
  • Nadine Iskandar (BA in Political Science, Class of 2017)- Study/Research and Partnership Award to Belgium- Semi-Finalist
  • Puja Iyer (Preliminary Teaching Credential 2017)- Study/Research Award to Morocco- Semi-Finalist
  • Jesse Jovel (BA in History, Class of 2012; MA in Education, Class of 2014)- ETA to Colombia- Semi-Finalist
  • Lauren Rowland (BA in Liberal Studies, Class of 2018)- ETA to Laos- Semi-Finalist
  • Annie Strugatsky (BA in Liberal Studies, Class of 2018)- ETA to Indonesia- Semi-Finalist
  • Nicholas Ventigan (BS in Health & Human Sciences, Class of 2018)- ETA to Poland- Semi-Finalist
  • Simone Wilson (BA in Psychology, Class of 2016)- ETA to South Korea- Semi-Finalist
  • Xaida Wright (BS in Biochemistry, Class of 2018) ETA to Poland- Semi-Finalist

2017-18 Program Year

  • Jacob Axelrad (MA in Urban Education, Class of 2017)- ETA to Malaysia
  • Alex Napior (BS in Biology, BA in Spanish, Class of 2017)-  Study/Research Award to El Salvador
  • LaShyra Nolen (BS in Health & Human Science, Class of 2017)- ETA to Spain
  • Olivia Schimmels (BS in Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2017)- ETA to Poland
  • Clara Brackbill (BA in Political Science, Class of 2017)- Study/Research Award to Zambia- Semi-Finalist
  • Adam Coupal (BA in Entrepreneurship, Class of 2016)- ETA to Germany- Semi-Finalist
  • Gabreelyn Daniels (MA in Counseling, Class of 2017)- ETA to Greece- Semi-Finalist
  • Ashley Osborne (MA in Counseling, LPCC, Class of 2017)- Study/Research Award to Norway- Semi-Finalist
  • Chase Speicher (BA in English, Class of 2017)- ETA to Taiwan- Semi-Finalist

2016-17 Program Year

  • Matthew Alvarez (MA in Special Education, Class of 2016)- ETA to Brazil
  • Ryan Beitz (MA in Philosophy, Class of 2016)- Study/Research Award to Finland
  • Jake Coronel (MA Secondary Education, Class of 2016)- ETA to Mexico
  • Nina Lepp (BSE in Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2016)- ETA to Poland
  • Monique Mansour (BA in Screenwriting & BA in Sociology, Class of 2012)- ETA to Malta
  • Alana Slavin (BA in Economics & BA in Spanish, Class of 2016)- Study/Research and Partnership Award to Netherlands
  • Lauren Thurmond (MA in Educational Sciences, Class of 2016)- ETA to Greece
  • Anna Walther (JD, Class of 2011)- Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship
  • Iftin Abshir (BS in Chemistry and BA in Screenwriting, Class of 2015)- Semi-Finalist
  • Hannah Bredberg (BA in Music, Class of 2012)- Semi-Finalist
  • Taylor Kay (BA in Urban Studies, Class of 2015)- Semi-Finalist
  • Alexis Maynard (BS in Chemistry, Class of 2016)- Semi-Finalist
  • Quinn Painter (BS in Natural Science, Class of 2014)- Semi-Finalist

2015-2016 Program Year

  • Nicholas Aldredge (MA in Urban Education, Class of 2017)- ETA to Colombia
  • Ronald Gomez (MA in Urban Education, Class of 2016)- Summer 2015 ETA to Dominican Republic
  • Kristy Koenes (MA in Special Education, Class of 2017)- ETA to Poland
    • Stephanie Wang (MA in Special Education, Class of 2017)- ETA to Taiwan
    • Nicole Ostlund (BA in Psychology, Class of 2014)- Study/Research Award to Norway, Semi-Finalist

    Marshall Scholarship:

    Marshall Scholarships finance Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study. 

    • Aaishah Kelani (BS in Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2018)- Finalist

    Mitchell Scholarship: 

    The George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program is a nationally competitive award for U.S. citizens designed to introduce and connect future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to public service.

    • Aaishah Kelani (BS in Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2018)- Semi-Finalist
    • Lacey Smith (BS in Health and Human Sciences, Class of 2016)- Lacey is studying Immunology and Global Health at Maynooth University during the 2018-18 academic year.

    Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX):

    The CBYX for Young Professionals funds American and German Young Professionals to study or intern and immerse themselves in each other's countries for a year.

    • Kyle Peerless (Mechanical Engineering major, Class of 2015)
    • Lara Dobson (Sociology major, German minor, Class of 2015)

    Critical Language Scholarship:

    The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers fully-funded summer language institutes for U.S. university students and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

    • Sharon Nat (BA in Psychology, Class of 2019)- Proposed study of Punjabi- Summer 2018- Semi-Finalist
    • Kaisara Walton (BA in Political Science, Class of 2019)- Proposed study of Mandarin- Summer 2018 - Semi-Finalist
    • Alexandra Berger (MA in Yoga Studies, Class of 2017)- Studied Hindi in Jaipur, India- Summer 2017

    Truman Scholarship:

    The Harry S. Truman Scholarship provides grants for graduation education to U.S. college juniors and seniors who have demonstrated leadership potential and a commitment to public service.

    • Alana Slavin (Economics major, Spanish major, Biology minor)- Finalist

    Meridian Fellowship Program:

    The Meridian Fellowship Program for recent graduates invites Fellows to engage in multi-party collaborative problem solving. 

    • Brian Canave (Political Science major, Asian and Pacific Studies major, Class of 2014)- Finalist

    Princeton in Asia Program:

    The Princeton in Asia Program sponsors students to Asia in order to foster mutual appreciation and cultural understanding. Princeton in Asia Fellows teach in kindergartens, secondary schools, polytechnics and universities; they work with international and local nonprofits as well as some of Asia’s most innovative businesses and social enterprises; they write for newspapers and create content for news platforms with an international reach. 

    • Brian Canave (Political Science major, Asian and Pacific Studies major, Class of 2014)- Finalist

     

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