Honorees & Recipients

Breakthrough Teaching Fellowship | 2022

  • Rachel Meilak, '23 BS Mathematics


DAAD RISE | 2022

  • Alexis Chun, '23 BS Biology
  • Halley Dante, '23 BS Biology


Ebell Scholarship | 2021-22

  • Chanya Jeffries, '23 BA Communication Studies 
  • Alexis Mendez, '23 BS Mechanical Engineering


Fulbright U.S. Student Program | 2022-23

  • Veronica Backer-Peral, '22 BS Applied Mathematics, and Computer Science, BA History, Study to France
  • Annie Heckman, '22 BS Biochemistry, ETA to Taiwan
  • Marianne Hayes, '22 BA Psychology, ETA to Taiwan
  • Henry Truong, '22 MA Urban Education, ETA to Vietnam


GEM Fellowship | 2022

  • Elena Martinez, '22 BS Applied Mathematics and Computer Science


Gilman Scholarship | 2022-23

  • Samuel Bonilla ’22, fall virtual study abroad
  • Alessandra Gargour ’24, fall study abroad in the UK
  • Sofia Lucio ’23, summer study abroad in Italy
  • Eva De La Cerda ’22, fall virtual study abroad


LAGRANT Scholarship | 2022

  • Priya Dutta, '24 BBA Marketing
  • Faith Nishimura, '23 BBA Marketing


National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program | 2022

  • Elena Martinez, '22 BS Applied Mathematics and Computer Science


Newman Civic Fellowship | 2022

  • Camila Robles Ruiz, '23 BA Theater Arts


North American Language and Culture Assistants Program | 2022-23

  • Kathleen McGann, '22 BA Communication Studies


Research Experiences for Undergrads | 2022

  • Catherine Channel, '24 BS Biology- Harvard REU in Kidney Medicine
  • Alexis Chun, '23 BS Biology- Microbial Friends & Foes REU program Cornell
  • Veronica Gomes, '23 BA Political Science- Ralph Bunche Summer Institute
  • Madison Maille, '22 BS Biology- Amgen Scholars Program at Duke University


US Teaching Assistants in Austria | 2022

  • Nina Perl, '22 BA Spanish


For award recipients and honorees from previous years, please review the tabs below.

  • AmeriCorps is a federal program that engages service-minded Americans in intensive community service at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country

  • Boren Scholarships fund study abroad by U.S. undergraduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Boren Fellowships fund research and language study proposals by U.S. graduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests. Boren Scholars and Fellows study a wide range of critical languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, and Swahili. Boren Awards are available to students of all proficiency levels who are committed to enhancing their skills.


    • 2010- Justin Fabish, LLS, '10 Law; Location: China


    • 2019- Elizabeth Guhl, '21 BA Political science, Urban Studies, Study to South Korea
  • The Capital Fellows Programs are made up of four fellowship programs, administered by the Center for California Studies. These nationally recognized public policy fellowships offer unique experiences in policy-making and development in each branch of government. Capital Fellows are placed at some of the highest levels of California state government and assist state legislators, senior-level executive staff, and court administrators with a broad range of public policy issues and projects and are typically given assignments with a significant amount of responsibility and challenges.

    • 2018 Senate Fellows Program- Delphert Smith (Class of 2018, BA Communication Studies)
    • 2013 Executive Fellows Program - Natalie Hernandez (Class of 2013, BA Urban Studies)
    • 2013 Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellows Program- Sarah Palacios (Class of 2013, BA Political Science)
  • 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.

    Summer 2019

    • Leah Hartgens (Class of 2020, MA Modern Languages)- Language: Mandarin
    • Bridget O'Connor (Class of 2021, BS Computer Science, Animation)- Language: Japanese


    • Harman Brah (Class of 2019, BS Biochemistry)- Language: Punjabi
    • Fabia Zakarian (Class of 2020, BS Biology)- Language: Hindi

    Summer 2018

    • Sharon Nat, BA Psychology- Language: Punjabi; Country: India
    • Kaisara Walton, BA Political Science- Language: Mandarin, Country: China

    Summer 2017

    • Alexandra Berger, MA Yoga Studies- Language: Hindi; Country: India

    Previous CLS Scholars

    • David Acevedo- Language: Arabic; Country: Tunisia
    • Nathan Aderhold- Language: Arabic; Country: Jordan
    • Joe Dowalds- Language: Arabic; Countries: Morocco and Jordan
  • The Ebell Scholarship was established for undergraduates who have completed their first year of studies. Scholarships are $5,000 per year for students attending a four-year university. Scholarships continue for a maximum of three years while the student is enrolled as an undergraduate and maintains Ebell eligibility requirements.

    2021 Scholars

    • Chanya Jeffries, '23 BA Communication Studies 
    • Alexis Mendez, '23 BS Mechanical Engineering

    2020 Scholars

    • Shanequewa Love, '21 BA African American Studies
    • Selena McLurkin, '22 BA Psychology

    2019 Scholars

    • Nicole Alaverdian, '20 BA Environmental Studies
    • Autumn Collins, '20 BA Multimedia Arts
    • Gaby Guerrero, '21 BA Theological Studies & BA Marketing
    • William Oxley, '21 BS Finance
  • The Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship offers academic funding of up to $37,500 annually for tuition, room and board, books, mandatory fees and some travel expense, for the junior and senior years of undergraduate study, OR a two-year master’s degree program in an IT-related field. Fellows also receive an appointment in the Foreign Service as an Information Management Specialist upon successful completion of the program and the State Department’s requirements. Fellows agree to a minimum five-year commitment upon entry into the Foreign Service.


    • Yolanda Nosakhare (Class of 2021, BA International Relations)
  • The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers research, study, and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries to recent graduates and graduate students.

     2019-20 Program Year2018-19 Program Year2017-18 Program Year2016-17 Program Year

    2022-23 Grantees, Alternates, & Semi-Finalists

    Veronica Backer-Peral, '22 BS Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, BA History, Study to France- Finalist

    Annie Heckman, '22 BS Biochemistry, ETA to Taiwan- Finalist

    Marianne Hayes, '22 BA Psychology, ETF to Taiwan- Finalist

    Henry Truong, '22 MA Urban Education, ETA to Vietnam- Finalist

    Tessa Muller, '22 BA Political Science, Study to Italy- Alternate

    Malia Thorton, '22 BA Political Science, ETA to Spain 

    Victor Hernandez, '22 BA Philosophy and Psychology, ETA to Spain

    Kaitlyn Kessler, '21 BA Film Production, ETA to Czech Republic 

    Kamilah Roca-Datzer, '22 BS Biology, ETA to Spain 

    Amna Siddiqui, '22 MA Urban Education, ETA to Turkey


    2021-22 Grantees, Alternates, & Semi-Finalists

    Carlo Juntilla, ’20 MA Educational Policy and Leadership, ETA to Taiwan- Grantee

    Jaida Macklin, '20 BA English, ETA to S. Korea- Grantee

    Fassa Sar, '18 BA Political Science, Study to the UK- Grantee 

    Rebecca Davenport, '21 BS Biology, Study to the UK- Alternate

    Alyssa Miree, '17 BA Communication Studies, ETA to Italy- Alternate

    Sophia Notter, '21 BA International Relations, Research to EU/Belgium- Alternate

    Jyoti Uppal, '19 MA Urban Education, ETA to India- Alternate

    Morrissa Berman, '19 MA Urban Education, ETA to Uruguay- Withdrawn

    Stephanie Calasanz Miño, '21 MA Urban Education, ETA to Ecuador- Semi-Finalist

    Jaime Garnica, ETA to Spain- Semi-Finalist

    Edgar Grajeda, '19 MA Educational Studies, ETA to Taiwan- Withdrawn

    William Lighthart, '21 BA History and International Relations, Study to New Zealand- Semi-Finalist

    Amanda Meegan, '21 BBA in Marketing Analytics, Study to Australia- Semi-Finalist

    Marianna Moore, ’20 MA in Special Education, ETA to the Netherlands- Semi-Finalist

    Rachel Nguyen, '21 BS Computer Science, Study to Taiwan- Semi-Finalist

    Alexia Thorpe, '19 MA Urban Education, ETA to Colombia- Semi-Finalist

    Sophia Venables, '21 BA Psychology, ETA to Spain- Semi-Finalist

    Matthew Williams, '20 BA English, ETA to Italy- Semi-Finalist


    2020-21 Grantees, Alternates, & Semi-Finalists

    Morissa Berman (Class of 2019, MA Urban Education)- Finalist ETA to Uruguay

    Anderson de Andrade (Class of 2019, MA Urban Education)- Semi-Finalist ETA to Mexico

    James (Will) Corvin (Class of 2019, MA Urban Education)- Finalist ETA to Spain

    Senay Emmanuel (Class of 2020, BA Political Science)- Semi-Finalist ETA to Greenland

    Cecilia Estupiñan Gomez (Class of 2017, MA Urban Education)- Finalist ETA to Mexico

    Edgar Grajeda (Class of 2019, MA Educational Studies)- Finalist ETA to Taiwan

    Emily Harrison (Class of 2019, MA Urban Education)- Finalist ETA to India

    Saemyi Jeong (Class of 2018, Preliminary Teaching Credential)-Alternate ETA to Czech Republic

    Margaret Kathryn LaFountain (Class of 2020, MA Urban Education)- Finalist ETA to Taiwan*

    Hannah Lyford (Class of 2020, BS Biology)- Semi-Finalist Study to Australia

    Jaida Macklin (Class of 2020, BA English)- Semi-Finalist ETA to South Korea

    Jennifer Mendez (Class of 2019, MA Higher Education Administration)- Finalist ETA to Romania

    Olivia Round (Class of 2019, BA Political Science)- Semi-Finalist Study to Canada

    Hallie Ryan (Class of 2020, BS Biology)- Finalist ETA to Spain 

    *Declined due to Covid-19 

    2019-20 Grantees, Alternates, & Semi-Finalists

    Sofia Dueñas (Class of 2019, MA Urban Education)- ETA to Spain

    Anna Joyce (Class of 2017, BA Psychology & Theology)- Study to Israel

    Samantha Leung (Class of 2019, BA Psychology)- ETA to Taiwan

    Carlos Mesa-Baron (Class of 2019, BA International Relations)- Binational Internship Program to Mexico

    Carmina Portea (Class of 2018, MA Urban Education)- ETA to Spain

    Clara Brackbill (Class of 2017, BA Political Science)- Alternate ETA to Rwanda

    Samantha Davis (Class of 2019, BA Philosophy)- Alternate ETA to Croatia

    Lindsay Grosvenor (Class of 2018, BA Psychology)- Alternate ETA to Malta

    Guadalupe Bobadilla (Class of 2019, MA Higher Education Administration)- Semi-Finalist ETA to Turkey

    Laura Galang (Class of 2019, BS Economics)- Semi-Finalist ETA to Malaysia

    Edgar Grajeda (Class of 2019, MA Educational Studies)- Semi-Finalist ETA to Spain

    Dillon Rinauro (Class of 2019, BS Biochemistry)- Semi-Finalist Open Study to the UK

    Stephanie Smith (Class of 2019, BA Sociology)- Semi-Finalist ETA to South Africa


    2018-19 Grantees, Alternates, & Semi-Finalists

    Andrea Castellanos (Class of '17, MA Special Education)- ETA to Spain

    Jesse Jovel (Class of '14 & '12, MA Education & BA History)- ETA to Colombia

    Nadine Iskandar (Class of '17, BA Political Science)- Study/Research to Belgium, University of Leuven in European Studies

    Lauren Rowland (Class of '18, BA Liberal Studies)- ETA to Laos

    Annie Strugatsky (Class of '18, BA Liberal Studies)- ETA to Indonesia*

    Simone Wilson (Class of '16, BA Psychology)- ETA to South Korea

    Nicholas Ventigan (Class of '18, BS Health & Human Sciences)- Alternate ETA to Poland

    Xaida Wright (Class of '18, BA Biochemistry)- Alternate ETA to Poland

    Clinton Carl (Class of '15, MA Philosophy)- Semi-Finalist ETA to Germany

    Puja Iyer (Class of '17, Preliminary Teaching Credential)- Semi-Finalist Study/Research to Morocco


    2017-18 Grantees, Alternates, & Semi-Finalists

    Jacob Axelrad (Class of '17, MA Urban Education)- ETA to Malaysia

    Alex Napior (Class of '17, BS Biology)- Study/Research to El Salvador

    LaShyra Nolen (Class of '17, BS Health & Human Sciences)- ETA to Spain

    Olivia Shimmels (Class of '17, BS Mechanical Engineering)- ETA to Poland

    Clara Brackbill (Class of '17, BA Political Science)- Semi-Finalist Study/Research to Zambia

    Adam Coupal (Class of '16, BA Entrepreneurship)- Semi-Finalist ETA to Germany

    Gabreelyn Daniels (Class of '17, MA Counseling)- Semi-Finalist ETA to Greece

    Ashley Osborne (Class of '17, MA Counseling)- Semi-Finalist Study/Research to Norway

    Chase Speicher (Class of '17, BA English)- Semi-Finalist ETA to Taiwan


    2016-17 Grantees, Alternates, & Semi-Finalists

    Matthew Alvarez (Class of '16, MA Special Education)- ETA to Brazil

    Ryan Beitz (Class of '16, MA Philosophy)- Study/Research to Finland

    Jake Coronel (Class of '16, MA Secondary Education)- ETA to Mexico

    Nina Lepp (Class of '16, BS Mechanical Engineering)- ETA to Poland

    Monique Monsour (Class of '12, BA Screenwriting)- ETA to Malta

    Alana Slavin (Class of '16, BA Economics)- Partnership Study Award to the Netherlands

    Lauren Thurmond (Class of '16, MA Educational Sciences) - ETA to Greece

    Anne Walther (Class of '11, JD)- Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship to Guatemala

    Iftin Abshir (Class of '15, BS Chemistry & Screenwriting)- Semi-Finalist Study/Research to the UK

    Hannah Bredberg (Class of '12, BA Music)- Semi-Finalist Study/Research to the UK

    Taylor Kay (Class of '15, BA Urban Studies)- Semi-Finalist Study/Research to the Netherlands

    Alexis Maynard (Class of '16, BS Chemistry)- Semi-Finalist Study/Research to Ghana

    Quinn Painter (Class of '14, BS Natural Science) Semi-Finalist ETA to Germany


    2015-16 Grantees, Alternates, & Semi-Finalists

    Nicholas Aldredge (Class of '17, MA Urban Education)- ETA to Colombia

    Ronald Gomez (Class of '16, MA Urban Education)- ETA to Dominican Republic

    Kristy Koenes (Class of '17, MA Special Education)- ETA to Poland

    Stephanie Wang (Class of '17, MA Special Education)- ETA to Taiwan

    Nicole Ostlundm (Class of '14, BA Psychology)- Semi-Finalist ETA to Norway


    2014-15 Grantees

    Janna Brancolini (Class of '14, JD)- Study/Research to Italy

    Alexi Brooks (Class of '14, BSE Civil Engineering)- ETA to Cyprus

    Griffin Gosnell (MFT)- ETA to Thailand


    2013-14 Grantees

    Rina Agee (Class of '15, MA Education)- ETA to Malta

    Nolan Rivkin (Class of '13, BA History)- ETA to Germany


    2012-13 Grantee

    Crischell Bacarro (Class of '13, BA Art History)- Study/Research to Philippines


    2011-12 Grantees

    Daniel Gray- ETA to Germany

    Mallory Massie (Class of '11, BA English)- ETA to Peru


    2010-11 Grantees

    Ginamarie Vollucci (Class of '10, BA European Studies)- ETA to Germany


    2009-10 Grantees

    Charles Lu (Class of '10, MA Secondary Education)- ETA to Taiwan

    Kimberly Sanchez (Class of '10, Elementary Credential)- ETA to Taiwan


    2008-09 Grantees

    Jose Cabrera (Class of '05, Extension)- Study/Research to Mexico

    Ellen Krause (Class of '08, BA History)- ETA to Germany

    Joseph Sandino (Class of '05, BA Music)- Study/Research to Indonesia

  • Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

    Fall 2018

    • Ariana Siordia (Class of 2020, BA Finance)- Study to South Korea
  • The Gates Cambridge Scholarship offers full-cost scholarships to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.


  • The GEM Fellowship offers MS and Ph.D. level students an outstanding opportunity and access to dozens of the top Engineering and Science firms and Universities in the nation. 


  • The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic competitiveness.

    Samuel Bonilla ’22, fall virtual study abroad 
    Alessandra Gargour ’24, fall study abroad to the UK
    Sofia Lucio ’23, summer study abroad to Italy
    Eva De La Cerda ’22, fall virtual study abroad


    Cameo Brown, '22 BA Psychology & Communications, fall study abroad to Italy
    Jorian Palos,'23 BA International Relations, fall study abroad to Spain
    Alexander Salonga, '23 BA Film, spring study abroad to Germany


    Cameo Brown '22 BA Psychology & Communications- Alternate Fall 2020 study abroad grant to Italy


    Jenica Garcia, '21 BA Animation- Summer 2020 study abroad grant to Italy*

    *Cancelled due to Covid-19


    Asa Allegra-Berger- Fall 2018, Germany
    Courtney Spears- Spring 2019, Germany
    Deric Wanland- Summer 2019, Alternate to Croatia


    Megan Castillo- Summer 2018, Ghana
    Mia Clark- Summer 2018, Ghana
    Matthew Stirling- Summer 2018, UK


    Abigail Goad- Fall 2016, Spain


    Aaishah Kelani- Fall 2015, Germany
    Marina Marmolejo- Fall 2015, Spain
    LaShyra Nolen- Fall 2015, Spain


    Jasmin Coleman- Spring 2015, Germany
    Nadine Del Rosario- Spring 2015, Germany
    Marianna Hernandez- Spring 2015, Argentina
    Charnise Taylor- Spring 2015, Germany
    Niya Wright- Fall 2015, UK


    Hunter Braverman- Summer 2014, Germany
    Tyler Kidd- Summer 2014, Hong Kong
    Jacob Mehari- Summer 2014, Germany
    Cecilia Ramirez- Summer 2014, Germany
    Rochelle Kwan- Fall 2013, Denmark
    Marisol Castellanos- Fall 2013, Germany


    Yasmin Almanaseer- Summer 2013, Jordan
    Anisah Farah- Summer 2013, Italy
    Raeesah Reese- Summer 2013, Jordan
    Luis Ventura- Summer 2013, France
    Bianca Villasenor- Summer 2013, Spain
    Kiana Otsuka- Spring 2013, UK
    Ramya Pratt*- Spring 2013, Germany
    Tierney Finster*- Fall 2012, El Salvador


    Jasmine Panosian- Summer 2012, Germany
    Karrena Gordon- Spring 2012, Germany

    *Declined the award


    About the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

  • The Barry Goldwater Scholarship strives to provide support to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. The goal of the Goldwater Foundation is to help ensure that the U.S. is producing the number of highly-qualified professionals the Nation needs in these critical fields.

    Scholar Recipients

    • 2021: Elena Martinez, '22 BS Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
    • 2020: Kevin Chang '21, BS Biochemistry
    • 2013: Zily Burstein
    • 2007: Vivian Vallin

    Honorable Mentions

    • 2018: Dillon Rinauro '19, BS Biochemistry


  • Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program is a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns, and villages throughout Japan. Being a JET is an opportunity to work and to represent the United States as cultural ambassadors to Japan. Most participants serve as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) and work in public and private schools throughout Japan; some work as Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs) as interpreters/translators.


    • Cierra Gilmore (Class of 2019, BA English)
  • Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom.



    • Aaishah Kelani, BS Mechanical Engineering, '18

    Previous Years

    • Janelle Ruiz
    • Allison Weinrich

    About Marshall Scholarships

  • The Millennium Fellowship is a semester-long leadership development program on your campus to take your social impact to the next level

    Fall 2020

    • Alex Alford (Class of 2021, BA Film and Television Production)
    • Lucy Brandstrader (Class of 2021, BA Liberal Studies)
    • Cameo Brown (Class of 2022, BA Psychology & Communication Studies)
    • Raymond Cangkimvo (Class of 2023, BA Math & Theology)
    • Mackenzie Clark (Class of 2021, BA Film and Television Production & Spanish)
    • Kelsie Constable (Class of 2022, BA Environmental Studies)
    • Rebecca Davenport (Class of 2021, BS Biology)
    • Roberta Ferraz Dal Lago Garcia (Class of 2023, BSE Engineering)
    • Taylor Flanagan (Class of 2021, BS Mathematics)
    • Reilly Grzywacz (Class of 2022, BA Environmental Studies)
    • Jessica Laar (Class of 2022, BA Psychology)
    • Leigh Lewis (Class of 2021, BA Psychology)
    • William Lighthart (Class of 2021, BA International Relations & History)
    • Fosse Lin-Bianco (Class of 2021, BSE Electrical Engineering)
    • Isabella Lucero (Class of 2021, BA Political Science & Communication Studies)
    • Amanda Meegan (Class of 2021, BBA Marketing)
    • Andrew Seaman (Class of 2022, BS Computer Science)
    • Maya Wazana (Class of 2022, BA Psychology & BBA Entrepreneurship)
    • Megan West (Class of 2021, BSE Electrical Engineering)
    • Kyle Wilson (Class of 2021, BA Psychology)
  • NALCAP funds American college students and graduates- who are native-like speakers of English - to partner with elementary and secondary schools in Spain to bolster language programs, as language assistants (TAs) under the supervision and guidance of teachers in Spain.


    • Sophia Venables '21, BA Psychology
    • Claudia Evans '21, BA Political Science
  • The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. The five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000 to the institution.

    Fellowship Recipients


    • Cassandra Nickles, Civil Engineering


    • Ann Arhar, Biochemistry
      • Lauren Thurlow, Biochemistry


      Honorable Mentions


      • Candice Cross, Ecology
      • Samuel Lardy, Chemical Synthesis
      • Kelly Hunter, Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods
      • Nicole Froidevaux, Social Psychology


      • Daniel Ruiz, Atmospheric Chemistry
      • Alexander Santiago, Chemical Biology
      • Tauras Vilgalys, Social Science


      • Michelle Rose, Computer Engineering
      • Thomas Zachariah, Political Science


    • The George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.



      • Lacey Smith, '16 BS Health & Human Sciences, '16



      • Aaishah Kelani, '18 BS Mechanical Engineering, '18


      • Aaishah Kelani, '18 BS Mechanical Engineering, '18
    • The Newman Civic Fellowship recognizes and supports community-committed students who are changemakers and public problem-solvers at Campus Compact member institutions. Fellows are nominated by their president or chancellor on the basis of their potential for public leadership.


      • Camila Robles Ruiz, '23 BA Theater Arts


      • Hannah Stewart, '22 BA English


      • Alaysia Barker-Vaughn, '23 BA Political Science
    • The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans honors the contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States. Each year, we invest in the graduate education of 30 New Americans—immigrants and children of immigrants—who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field. Each Fellow receives up to $90,000 in financial support over two years, and they join a lifelong community of New American Fellows

      • 2019 Scholar- Diana Delgado Cornejo (Class of 2018, BA Modern Languages and Literature)
    • Rhodes Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead.


      • Jessica Vargas
      • Andrew Heck
      • Susan Herdzina

      About the Rhodes Scholarship

    • The Schwarzman Scholars Program provides a one-year, fully-funded master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Taught in English, the program is designed to build a global community of future leaders who will serve to deepen understanding between China and the rest of the world.


      • 2020: William Lighthart, '21 BA History and International Relations
    • The Truman is a highly competitive, merit-based award offered to U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals from Pacific Islands who want to go to graduate school in preparation for a career in public service. For more information about LMU's campus process, visit this page.


      • 1990- Gary S. Brown


      • 2015- Alana Slavin, '16 BA Economics & Spanish
      • Aram Nadjarian
      • Beth Shaw
      • Miguel Centeno
      • Greer Gosnell

      About Truman Scholars

    • Udall Scholarships are awarded to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment.

      Honorable Mentions

      • Gena Gammie

      About the Udall Scholarship

    • Clarendon Scholar

      • 2011- Sean Grant

      Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program

      • 2021- Sophie Notter, Finalist, '21 BA International Relations
      • 2019- Charity Waddy, '19 BS Mechanical Engineering
      • 2016- Lara Dobson
      • 2015- Kyle Peerless

      Coro Fellowship

      • 2020- Alden Lundy, '20 BA Political Science


      • Leonardo Gonzalez-Smith*, '21 BS Biology

      *Cancelled due to Covid-19

      Davies Jackson Scholarship

      • Gabriela Jauregui- Finalist
      • Krystal Velasquez- Finalist

      Greater Research Opportunity-Environmental Protection Agency Fellowship

      • Amanda Ballard
      • Sergio Gonzalez
      • Robert Reynolds
      • Laura Terada
      • Lauren Carlson

      Harvard Summer Venture in Management Program

      • 2019- Patrick Utz (Class of 2020, BS Computer Engineering)

      Institute for Responsible Citizenship Scholar

      • 2015- Delphert Smith

      Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Fellowships

      • Haydee Cuza, UCLA, Ph.D.
      • Nikia Clarke, Cambridge University, M.Phil. & Oxford University, D.Phil.

      Lilly Fellows

      • Maureen Fitzsimons, Field of Study: English; UC Irvine
      • Kevin Brown, Field of Study: Theology; Boston College

      Meridian Fellowship

      • Brian Canave, BA Political Science and BA Asian & Pacific Studies, '14- Finalist

      National Institutes of Health, Post Baccalaureate Fellowship

      • Jan Clement Santiago

      Princeton in Asia Fellowship

      • Brian Canave, BA Political Science and BA Asian & Pacific Studies, '14, Finalist

      Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship

      • 2019 Alternate- Tommy Jung Hoon Lee, '20 BBA Marketing

      Ralph Bunche Summer Institute Scholar

      • Priscilla Torres

      The Repair the World Fellowship 

      • 2019- Emily Erves (Class of 2019, BA Psychology)- Placement: Miami, FL

      Rotary Scholarships

      • Melissa Paulsen, Area of Study: Business, New Zealand
      • Cynthia Salim, Area of Study: Human Rights Law, United Kingdom
      • Sheila Safaradan, Area of Study: Business, Peru
      • Stephanie Felix, Area of Study: International Development, Netherlands
      • Catherine Bereznay, Area of Study: International Development, South Africa
      • Emily Dorn, Area of Study: Special Education, Ecuador
      • Aram Nadjarian, Area of Study: International Relations, United Kingdom
      • Jake Jensen, Area of Study: Rotary Peace Fellow, Thailand

      Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship

      • 2017- Marcus Myers
      • 2017- Marisa Carino
      • Anna Diaz
      • Raeesah Reese

      Teaching Assistant in France Program (TAPIF)

      • 2020-21- Simone Scott, '20 BA Screenwriting and French

      Teach Thailand Corps

      • 2021- Alyssa Miree, Semi-Finalist, '17 BA Communication Studies
      • 2020- Katie Calo, '19 BA English*

      *Declined due to Covid-19

      The Via Global Community Fellowship

      • 2019 Fellow to Indonesia- Laura Galang (Class of 2019, BS Economics)