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 Coordinator

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 
  • Coro Fellowship 
  • Luce Scholars Program 

Jenny Claire Smith, Undergraduate Research Advisor

Jenny is the primary advisor for these research-based fellowships listed below.  Read more. 

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  • Gates Cambridge Scholarship 
  • Churchill Scholarship
  • Goldwater Scholarship
  • Beinecke Scholarship 
  • Lilly Graduate Fellows Program
  • Yenching Academy 
  • Fulbright Study/Research

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