Two William & Mary undergraduates will soon enter into research careers, each backed by a strong vote of confidence from the National Science Foundation.
The Goldwater Foundation has announced that William & Mary student Christopher Travis ‘19 has been named a Goldwater Scholar. Ruth Ann Beaver ‘20 was also named an Honorable Mention.
The scholarships are awarded to sophomores and juniors nationwide who are committed to careers in the environment, Native health care or Tribal public policy.
W&M maintained its exceptional track record with the Fulbright program with 12 grads heading abroad for the 2017-18 academic year.
Zachary Nimmo, a junior and Monroe Scholar at W&M, is one of 240 recipients nationwide from a pool of more than 1,200 applicants.
The scholarships are reserved for sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue careers related to the environment or American Indian nations.
The Fulbright grants enable the scholars to live abroad for a year teaching, studying, conducting research or working in a variety of fields.
Austin Spivey '16 will travel to Oman in the fall as part of an intensive language study program.
Alexandra Granato ’16 will spend the month of June in Warsaw, Poland, with Humanity in Action, an international education organization focused on human rights and diversity.
Becca Brown ’16 is one of just 14 students nationwide selected for the program by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
International relations major Rebecca Schectman ’16 will spend a year working in Asia as a Luce Scholar, a nationally competitive fellowship program
William & Mary has once again been named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. student grant recipients, the Chronicle of Higher Education announced today in its annual list of leading Fulbright-producing institutions.
Recent William & Mary graduate Sam Pressler ’15 has been awarded a highly competitive Echoing Green Fellowship, the global nonprofit organization announced today.
The award of $30,000 must be applied to defray the cost of graduate school.
William & Mary has logged an unusual "clean sweep" in a prestigious national scholarship program, with all four of the university's nominees winning Goldwater Scholarships.
Two William & Mary undergraduates will study in the United Kingdom this summer as part of the Fulbright Summer Institute, one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs in the world.
Ashley Fidler was just named a recipient of a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of 40 awarded in the United States. The Gates Scholarship will allow her to pursue an MPhil degree at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.
Thirteen recent William & Mary graduates have been awarded Fulbright U.S. student grants, tying an institutional record set in 2010
The scholarships and fellowships are designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students with resources to acquire language skills and experience in countries critical to the future security and stability of the U.S.