ONIF's annual Recognition Celebration honors the hard work of our students and alumni who submitted competitive fellowship applications during the academic year. 

Although this year's brunch was cancelled due to COVID-19, please enjoy the media below, which highlights our 2019-2020 fellowship candidates.

2020 ONIF Celebration Video

Shout-outs to Mentors & Recommenders

Gratitude Compilation


Kevin Chang, '21 BS Biochemistry, 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholar

Thank you Dr. David Moffet, Professor of Chemistry at Loyola Marymount University


Edgar Grajeda, '19 MA Educational Studies, 2020-21 Fulbright Finalist ETA to Taiwan 

Thank you Dr. Ernesto Colín, Assistant Professor in the Specialized Program in Urban Education at Loyola Marymount University.


Jaida Macklin, '20 BA English, 2020-21 Fulbright Semi-Finalist ETA to South Korea 

Thank you Dr. Stefan Bradley, Professor and Chair of African American Studies; Lisha Maddox, Director of Student Success; and Dr. Nathan Sessoms, Director of Black Student Services (all at Loyola Marymount University).


Elena Martinez, '22 BS Applied Mathematics, 2020 Barry Goldwater Applicant 

Thank you Dr. Anna Bargagliotti, Professor of Mathematics; Dr. Edward Mosteig, Professor of Mathematics; Dr. Emily Jarvis, Professor of Chemistry; and Dr. Ray Toal, Professor of Computer Science (all at Loyola Marymount University).


Hallie Ryan, '20 BS Biology, 2020-21 Fulbright Alternate ETA to Spain 

Thank you Dr. Alexandra Neel, Associate Professor and Director of Humanities; Dr. Amir Hussain, Professor of Theological Studies; and Katie Peters, Research Assistant (all at Loyola Marymount University).


Contact fellowships@lmu.edu for more information about ONIF services.