2014-15

Rhodes Scholarship

Provides full financial support for a degree or degrees at the University of Oxford for those who demonstrate "outstanding scholarly achievements, [excellent] character, [a] commitment to others and to the common good, and...potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead." The Rhodes Scholarships are the "oldest and most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world."

Alex Coccia

Alex Coccia

Class of 2014, Africana Studies and Peace Studies, Glynn Family Honors Program, Kellogg Institute International Scholar

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Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Seeks to build international cooperation as it increases mutual understanding between the people of the US and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.

Undergraduate and undergraduate alumni recipients are listed below. For information about graduate student recipients, please contact the Graduate School Office of Grants and Fellowships at gradgrants@nd.edu.

Study/Research Grant

Eric Donahue

Eric Donahue
  • Class of 2015, Biological Sciences, Glynn Family Honors Program; Minor: German
  • Germany - "Genetic Analysis of Kidney Development for the Treatment of Pediatric Renal Cancers"

Claire Donovan

Claire Donovan
  • Class of 2015, French; Minor: International Development Studies
  • Togo - "Micronutrient Fortification and Maternal Health in Togo: A Model for Sustainable Aid"

Christina Gutierrez

Christina Gutierrez
  • Class of 2015, Political Science and Romance Languages and Literatures, Hesburgh-Yusko Scholar, Kellogg Institute International Scholar
  • Italy - Fulbright/Casten Family Foundation Award at the University of Gastronomic Sciences

Kimberly Hagel

Kimberly Hagel
  • Class of 2015, Biological Sciences
  • France - "The Role of Chloride Channels in Autism"
    • Alternate

Julia Hermann

Julia Hermann
  • Class of 2015, Political Science and Spanish
  • Finland - "Bridging the Political Divide: Finland's Solution to East-West Politics"
    • Alternate

Alexis Pala

Alexis Palá
  • Class of 2015, Anthropology; Minor: Theology, Kellogg Institute International Scholar
  • Chile - "Yo Existo: A Project to Change Perceptions about People with Disabilities in Chile"

English Teaching Assistantship

Kathyne Bascom

Kathryne Bascom

Deandra Cadet

Deandra Cadet
  • Class of 2015, Political Science and Peace Studies, Kellogg Institute International Scholar
  • Guatemala
    • Declined

Leila Green

Leila Green
  • Class of 2015, English; Minor: Education, Schooling, and Society
  • South Africa

Erin Hattler

Erin Hattler
  • Class of 2014, Anthropology, German
  • Germany
    • Declined

Kendra Reiser

Kendra Reiser
  • Class of 2015, Psychology, Glynn Family Honors Program; Minor: Education, Schooling, and Society
  • Indonesia

Rachel Ruddick

Rachel Ruddick
  • Class of 2015, Biological Sciences; Minors: German and Education, Schooling, and Society
  • Germany

Ryan Schultheis

Ryan Schultheis
  • Class of 2015, Political Science and International Economics; Minor: Business Economics
  • Mexico

Luce Scholarship

Supports a one-year professional placement and cultural immersion experience in Asia for individuals who have had limited experience of Asia and a record of high achievement, outstanding leadership ability, and clearly defined interests with evidence of potential for professional accomplishments.

Matthew Hing

Matthew Hing
  • Class of 2015, Spanish and Pre-Health studies, Glynn Family Honors Program; Minor: Peace Studies
    • Declined for Kellogg Institute for International Studies International Development Fellowship

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Provides funding for research-based study leading to a master’s or doctoral degree in science (including social sciences), technology, engineering, and math (STEM). [Note: Only recipients and honorable mentions who were ND undergraduates at the time of application are listed below.]

Ashley Armstrong

Ashley Armstrong
  • Class of 2015, Mechanical Engineering
  • Sorin Scholar

Patrick Marino

Patrick Marino
  • Class of 2015, Mechanical Engineering and Physics

Annie Stephenson

Annie Stephenson 
  • Class of 2015, Physics

Goldwater Scholarship

For outstanding sophomores and juniors who have exceptional potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences or engineering.

Michael Dinh

Michael Dinh 
  • Class of 2016, Biological Sciences and Psychology, Glynn Family Honors Program

Robin Lawler

Robin Lawler
  • Class of 2016, Chemical Engineering
    • Honorable Mention

Boren Scholarship

Provides support to undergraduates pursuing the study of languages and cultures currently underrepresented in study abroad programs and critical to national security.

Ethan Beaudoin

Ethan Beaudoin 
  • Class of 2016, Political Science and Arabic; Minor: Peace Studies
  • Studying Kurdish in Turkey, Academic Year 2015-16

Sienna Wdowik

Sienna Wdowik
  • Class of 2017, Arabic and Political Science, Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program, Glynn Family Honors Program, Kellogg Institute International Scholar
  • Studying Arabic in Jordan, Academic Year 2015-16

Critical Language Scholarship

The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a fully-funded overseas language and cultural immersion program for American undergraduate and graduate students.

Rose Doerfler

Rose Doerfler
  • Class of 2016, Dual degree in Chinese and Chemical Engineering
  • Chinese

Sophie Spartz

Sophie Spartz
  • Class of 2018, Chinese
  • Chinese

US-UK Fulbright Commission Summer Institutes

Provide first-year students and sophomores the opportunity to experience an exciting academic program at a highly regarded UK University, explore the culture, heritage and history of the UK and develop their academic ability by improving presentation, research and communication skills.

Olivia May

Olivia May
  • Class of 2018, First Year of Studies, Glynn Family Honors Program
  • Durham University Summer Institute

Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson
  • Class of 2017, IT Management; Minors: Science, Technology and Values and Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program
  • Queen's University Belfast Summer Institute

Gilman Scholarship

Offers grants for undergraduate students to pursue academic studies abroad who have been traditionally underrepresented in study abroad, including students with high financial need, in underrepresented fields such as the sciences and engineering, with diverse ethnic backgrounds, with disabilities, and of nontraditional age.

Moira Horn

Moira Horn 
  • Class of 2017, Gender Studies and Pre-Health Studies
  • Puebla, Mexico, Fall 2015

Areli Rodriguez

Areli Rodriguez
  • Class of 2017, Information Technology Management and History
  • China, Summer 2015

Stacie Skwarcan
  • Class of 2018, Art Studio and Environmental Earth Sciences dual degree
  • Perth, Australia, Fall 2015

Juan Velazquez
  • Class of 2017, Aerospace Engineering
  • Singapore, Fall 2015

Udall Native American Congressional Internship

"Provides American Indian and Alaska Native students with the opportunity to gain practical experience with the federal legislative process in order to understand first-hand the government-to-government relationship between Tribes and the federal government."

Tyler Barron

Tyler Barron
  • Class of 2015, Sociology, American Studies

Austrian Teaching Assistantship

Provides prospective teachers of German and/or graduates with an interest in Austrian studies with opportunities to work at secondary schools throughout Austria.

Eric Donahue

Eric Donahue
  • Class of 2015, Biological Sciences, Glynn Family Honors Program; Minor: German
    • Declined

Rachel Ruddick

Rachel Ruddick
  • Class of 2015, Biological Sciences; Minors: German and Education, Schooling, and Society
    • Declined

DAAD Study Scholarship

Funding for graduating seniors with a well-defined study or research project that makes study at universities in Germany essential.

Eric Donahue

Eric Donahue
  • Class of 2015, Biological Sciences, Glynn Family Honors Program; Minor: German

Joseph Stratmann

Joseph Stratmann
  • Class of 2015, Philosophy and German