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Winners of Competitive Fellowships & Awards

DePauw University is proud of our students who have won a nationally competitive scholarships. Read news stories from DePauw and elsewhere to learn who they are and what they have been doing.

Major Fellowship and Award Recipients, 2012-13

BARRY M. GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP Premiere undergraduate scholarship for students who intend to pursue a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.

Goldwater Scholarship Winner

Goldwater Honorable Mention

CRITICAL LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIP Supports intensive summer language institutes in thirteen critical foreign languages.

DACOR BACON HOUSE FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP Provides tuition expenses for one year of full-time graduate study to an outstanding senior who plans a career in international affairs. 

  • Neisha M. Washington 

FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM GRANTS Flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.

  • Kumar Kartik Amarnath '13, Research/Study Grant, "Development and Disability:  Spatial Access and Agency for Kuala Lumpur's Blind Population," Malaysia

  • Brittni E. Crofts '13, English Teaching Assistantship, Vietnam

  • Ian B. Davidson, Professor in the School of Music at Texas State University and 1980 graduate of DePauw University, Visiting Scholar Grant to visit Tumaini University, Makumira, Tanzania

  • Katlin V. Kraska '13, Research/Study Grant, "Community Empowerment and Wildlife Conservation Enhancement through Technology," Indonesia

  • Juliana O. Odetunde '07, Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowship for the Study of Public Health in Salvador, Brazil

  • Kendall C. Quisenberry, English Teaching Assistantship, Malaysia

  • David Tykvart '13, English Teaching Assistantship, Czech Republic

Please visit the Fulbright at DePauw program page to view a complete list of DePauw University's Fulbright recipients.

BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP Supports a greater diversify the kinds of students who study abroad and the countries and regions in which they study.

  • Phua Xiong  (Yunnan Province, China / Fall 2012) 

  • Olivia C. Flores (Buenos Aires, Argentina / Spring 2013)

  • Shaquoia D. Gulley (Segovia, Spain / Spring 2013)

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF) GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP Supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

Major Fellowship and Award Recipients, 2011-12

DAAD (GERMAN ACADEMIC EXCHANGE SERVICE) SCHOLARSHIP Supports scholars in a range of academic fields for a year or more of research in Germany

  • Jonathan D. Cripe '12, Gravitational Wave Research at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Hannover, Germany)

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF) GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP for outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines

BARRY M. GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP Premiere undergraduate scholarship for students who intend to pursue a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering

FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM GRANTS Flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government

  • Kara L. Bischak '12, English Teaching Assistantship with a focus on India's Three Language Formula, India
  • Samuel T. Holley-Kline '12, Research/Study Grant: "Ancient Pyramids, Modern Populations:  Totonic Perspectives on El   Tajin, Mexico
  • Stewart E. Jones '12, English Teaching Assistantship with a focus on Women Students and Creative Expression, Malaysia
  • Case M. Nafziger '12, English Teaching Assistantship with a focus on Korean Folk and Pop Music, South Korea

Please visit the Fulbright at DePauw program page to view a complete list of DePauw University's Fulbright recipients.

BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP Supports study abroad

  • Hermes R. Grullon '13 (semester of study in El Salvador and Nicaragua)
  • Sasha M. Pena '13 (semester of study in the United Kingdom)

WOODROW WILSON INDIANA TEACHING FELLOWSHIP Supports talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need Indiana secondary schools.

  • Joshua M. Yoder '11

PICKERING UNDERGRADUATE FOREIGN AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP  Supports outstanding undergraduates who are preparing academically and professionally to enter the United States Department of State Foreign Service.

Major Fellowship and Award Recipients, 2010-11

DAVIES-JACKSON SCHOLARSHIP for post-graduate study at St. John's College, Cambridge University (Two recipients nationally)

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF) GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP for outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines

  • Nishita Trisal '07
  • Andrew Kehr '09 (Honorable Mention)
  • Nicole Stone '09 (Honorable Mention)

BARRY M. GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP Premiere undergraduate scholarship for students who intend to pursue a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering

FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT ENGLISH TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP Flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government

Please visit the Fulbright at DePauw program page to view a complete list of DePauw University's Fulbright recipients.

FULBRIGHT-MTVU AWARDto pursue projects around an aspect of international contemporary or popular music as a cultural force for expression (Four recipients nationally)

CRITICAL LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIP for intensive summer study abroad, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State

INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC POLICY FELLOWSHIP for education and training experiences critical to entry and advancement in international affairs careers

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA) PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP to help students initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research

  • Gregg Wagner '08

BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP for study abroad

  • Ashley Adora Castillo '13  (China)
  • Olivia Telfair '12 (Ecuador)
  • Kiran Wadia '12 (India)
  • Anna Kung '11 (South Korea)
  • Kelly Kish '12 (Ecuador)
  • Matthew Norton '12 (Senegal)

Download a list of DePauw University Award Recipients, 2008-2012