Each year, students receive a variety of national fellowships, scholarships, and grants. If you are considering applying, you may find it helpful to explore their examples. 


Fulbright recipients are granted one year to study, conduct research, or teach in one of 150 countries.

Lauren Antin '23 — Germany ETA
Anna Gianneschi '23 — Jordan ETA
Lucy Langan '23 — Spain ETA
Trey Spadone '20 — Indonesia research grant

Anna Brown '21 — Mexico research grant
Gregory Fucheck '21, MAT '22 — Senegal ETA
Sarah Neubecker '22 — Brazil ETA
Jenny Lundt '19 — Bulgaria ETA (declined)
Elisabeth Pezzuto '22 — Germany research grant
Kelly Reiling '22 — Taiwan ETA
Alex Wilson '17 — Brazil research grant (declined)

Cole Grumbach '21 — UAE research grant 
Sophie Karp '21 — Germany research grant (declined) 
Nora Mulroy '21 — Taiwan ETA (declined) 
Charlotte Saltzgaber '20 — Spain ETA 
Christina Weiler '21 — Spain ETA 

Eli Bergen '19 — Germany ETA
Matthew Bousquet '20 — Germany research grant
Renee Congdon '20 — Spain ETA (declined)
Megan DuBois '20 — Taiwan ETA (declined)
Jeremy Harwin '20 — Taiwan ETA 
Hannah Ritchey '20 — Sweden research grant
Anna Santiago '18 — Spain ETA 
Trey Spadone '20 — Tajikistan ETA

Scott Adler '19 — Norway research grant
Miranda Gilgore '18 — Germany ETA
Elizabeth Gonzales '19 — Taiwan ETA
Graham Grieve '18 — Italy ETA
Sophie Louaillier '18 — Bulgaria ETA 
Jenny Lundt '19 — Malaysia ETA
Chao Nguyen '19 — South Korea ETA
Cynthia Melendez Quan '19 — Colombia ETA 
Sarah Wylie '18 — Morocco ETA

Kevin Iglesias '17 — Brazil research grant
Amanda Liberman '17 — Kazakhstan ETA

Watson Fellowship

The Watson Fellowship is a $40,000 award for independent exploration and travel on a topic of interest to you outside the United States for one year after college graduation.

Minjoo Kim '20

Sohee Ryuk '15 — Unveiling the Layers of Identity: Ethnic Koreans in the Former Soviet Union

Srikar Gullapalli '13 — Government for the People: Local Accountability Structures and Political Dialogue
Rebekah Ward '13 — Unraveling Bias and Conviction: Roma Cultural Communication and Activism

Shae Frydenlund '10 — The Yarsagumba Effect: Documenting the Ecology of Medicinal Plant Markets
Jennifer Rusciano '10 — Bittersweet: Exploring the Light and Dark Sides of Cocoa Production

Sachiko Schuricht '09 — Cubing Across Cultures: Documenting the Rubik's Resurgence

Udall Scholarship

55 scholarships are awarded each year to sophomores and juniors committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.

Keegan Kessler '23

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is awarded to college students who intend to pursue research careers in the fields of science, mathematics, and engineering.

Jacob Watts '21

Public Policy and International Affairs Program (PPIA)

A fully-funded fellowship program that provides training and support for students pursuing graduate school in public policy, international affairs, public administration, or a related field. Students participate in a Junior Summer Institute (JSI), a seven-week summer program of classes and co-curricular activities.

Thomas Dunia '22

Victoria Basulto '21

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

The CLS is a program of the U.S. Department of State. It offers intensive summer language institutes in 13 critical foreign languages.

Charlotte Birsh '23 — Arabic

Shannon Ayres '23 — Arabic (declined)
Abigail Flynn '22 — Arabic 
Kate Maro '22 — Arabic 


Harleen Kaur '21 — Punjabi
Kate Maro '22 — Arabic 
Elizabeth Moore '20 — Arabic 
Hanna Ramirez '21 — Chinese 
Lauren Sobran '22 — Persian

Thomas Dunia '22 — Swahili
Trey Spadone '20 — Indonesian (declined)
Melissa Verbeek '21 — Arabic

Kailey Jackett '21 — Hindi  
Adriana Kartanadi '22 — Chinese 
Trey Spadone '20 — Indonesian

Freeman-ASIA Grant

This award provides funding for US undergraduates to undertake study abroad programs in East and Southeast Asia.

Kate Valete '23 — South Korea

Elizabeth Gonzales '19 — China
Louise Zhang '18 — Korea

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students to participate in study and intern abroad programs worldwide.

Ismaaeel Abdur-Rahmaan '25 — South Africa
Jeysha Ayende Rodriguez '24 — Australia 
Brianna Botello '25 — Spain
Jon Eaton '24 — Taiwan
Ariel Missaghieh '24 — Australia  
Tai Pham '25 — Taiwan
Gianna Woods '24 — Ireland

Kate Alonso '24 — Belgium
Kate Valete '23 — South Korea

Maggie Aulman '24 — New Zealand

Ethan So '21 — England
Dvorah Southland '21 — Russia

Shamarcus Doty '20 — Jamaica 
Jeustin Navarro '20 — Jamaica 
Alexandra Newlon '20 — Hungary
Barbara Roundy '19 — Australia
Danielle Zarnick '21 — South Africa


Projects for Peace Grant

This grant provides a $10,000 award for a summer project that will focus on the study and amelioration of contemporary conflicts and on efforts to resolve them.

Siena Frost '19 and Daniel Miller '19

Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship

This fellowship offers funding for two-year graduate programs in international affairs, mentorship within the US State Department, paid internships and other professional development, all to facilitate entry into the US Foreign Service. 

Shamarcus Doty '20

Ranissa Adityavarman '16

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

The GRFP is the biggest nationally competitive fellowship in the United States. It provides support to graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend and a cost of education allowance for tuition and fees. Further, they have access to opportunities for professional development available to NSF-supported graduate students.

Christopher Deng '22
Lauren Horstmyer '22
Leon Nichols '23
Brianna Jepsen '20

Emma Krasovich '15
Julieanne Montaquila '21
Maryann Webb '18

Humberto Ochoa '17
Jacob Watts '21