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."
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Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Seeks to build international cooperation and mutual understanding between the people of the US and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.
Undergraduate and undergraduate alumni finalists are listed below. For information about graduate student finalists, please contact the Graduate School Office of Grants and Fellowships at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sara Abdel-Rahim, Greece
"Preparatory Education for Refugees - The Greek Case"
Class of 2017, Political Science
Kiley Adams, India
“Finding India's Missing Disabled Population”
"I have never been so holistically challenged before. Academically, my research is as complex as the lives it looks to describe. Personally, I must create and recreate parts of identity daily as my new culture constantly shifts the meaning I extract from both myself and my surroundings. It has been immensely challenging in ways I never expected and likewise immensely fulfilling. I wouldn't trade the 100+ degree, mosquito-filled days for anything."
Class of 2017, Biological Sciences
Austin Hagwood, Papua New Guinea
“Spirit of the Sepik: Logging and Ethnobotany in Papua New Guinea”
Class of 2015, English
Matthew O’Neill, Germany
“Total Synthesis of Jerantinine: A Potential Cancer Therapeutic”
Class of 2017, Biochemistry
Rachel Wallace, United Kingdom
“Technology Entrepreneurship MSc at University College London”
Class of 2017, Environmental Engineering and Philosophy
English Teaching Assistantship
Haley Adams, Poland
Class of 2017, Biological Sciences and Anthropology
David Arney, Poland
"My Fulbright experience in Poland has given me the opportunity to meet amazing fellow grantees, make new friends with my co-workers and students, and be exposed to different thoughts and ideas. Moving to a country that I had never visited before and experiencing its culture has allowed me to learn a lot about myself and forced me out of my comfort zone."
Class of 2017, Finance and Applied & Computational Mathematics and Statistics
Madeline Cole, Taiwan
"I am currently a Fulbright ETA in Yilan County, Taiwan. This is my first time living in a country where I don't speak the language, and it's the first time I have visited Asia. Over the first three months of the program I have experienced an incredible amount of personal growth. The friends I have made prove that when you step out of your comfort zone, great things can happen! I have received incredible hospitality from the local community and have broadened my cultural horizons."
Class of 2016, History
Dana Drysdale, South Korea
"Teaching English in South Korea for the past two months has been an unforgettable and life-changing experience. I am so thankful that Fulbright allowed me to live in South Korea with a home stay family and teach English in an elementary school. Every day I am so impressed by my students and their kindness and excitement. It is wonderful to look forward to going to work every day!"
Class of 2017, English
Alexa Fedynsky, Brazil
Class of 2017, Anthropology, Spanish, and French
Bianca Fernandez de la Torre, Argentina
Class of 2011, Anthropology
John Gadient, Germany
Class of 2017, International Economics with German
Madeline Hahn, Spain
Class of 2016, Sociology and Spanish
Maya Jain, Peru
Class of 2017, Theology
Alex Joyce, Argentina
Class of 2017, Spanish and Film, Television, and Theatre
Claire Kouatli, Jordan
Class of 2017, Arabic and Pre-Health Studies
Lauren Morisseau, Rwanda
Class of 2015, Anthropology
Sarah Neuberger, Argentina
Class of 2016, Political Science
Joseph Rebagliati, Spain
Class of 2017, International Economics with Spanish
Peter Stankiewicz, Russia
Class of 2017, Biochemistry and Russian
Hansel Weihs, South Korea
Class of 2017, Aerospace Engineering and Japanese
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Supports a full graduate degree at the University of Cambridge for individuals with outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential, and a commitment to improving the lives of others.
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Class of 2017, applied and computational mathematics and statistics
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Gilman Scholarship aims to diversify the kinds of students who study and intern abroad and the countries and regions where they go.