Jeffrey Thibert, Paul and Maureen Stefanick Director

Dr. Thibert identifies promising candidates for national fellowships, helps these candidates discern which opportunities fit best with their interests and goals, and advises them throughout all stages of the application process. His goal is to ensure that the reflection and preparation that goes into the fellowship process has value for applicants, whether or not they win the awards. Read more.

Dr. Thibert is the primary advisor for the following fellowships:

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  • Rhodes Scholarship
  • Marshall Scholarship 
  • Mitchell Scholarship 
  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program
  • Schwarzman Scholarship

Elise Rudt, National Fellowships Senior Program Manager

Elise is the primary advisor for the fellowships listed below.  Read more.


  • Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA)
  • Truman Scholarship
  • Freeman-ASIA and Gilman Scholarship
  • Boren Scholarship and Critical Language Scholarship
  • Pickering and Rangel Fellowships
  • Princeton in Africa/Asia/Latin America
  • Udall Scholarship
  • Gaither Junior Fellows Program 
  • Scoville Peace Fellowship
  • Coro Fellowship 
  • Luce Scholars Program 

Emily Hunt, Student Engagement Program Coordinator

Emily is the primary advisor for the fellowships listed below.  Read more. 


  • Fulbright Study/Research Grant
  • NSF GRFP and other STEM Graduate Fellowships
  • NSF REUs and other external summer undergraduate research opportunities
  • Churchill Scholarship
  • Lilly Graduate Fellows Program
  • Yenching Academy
  • Michel David-Weill Scholarship at Sciences Po
  • Goldwater Scholarship

Kathleen Schuler, Assistant Director for Student Engagement

Kati advises students on the fellowship listed below. Read more.

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  • US-UK Fulbright Commission Summer Institutes