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Major Fellowship and Award Students, 2016-2017

DePauw University is proud of our students and alumni who have won, or who were selected as an alternate or honorable mention for, a nationally competitive scholarship!

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Amgen Scholars Program Cutting-edge summer undergraduate research program in science and biotechnology at world-class institutions in the US, Europe and Japan.

Amber Watson '19, (Global Health)

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Premiere undergraduate scholarship for students who intend to pursue a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.

Elizabeth Aguilar '18, (Biochemistry)

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.

Margaret Rocha '18 (Sociology), Australia, spring 2017

Peter Gorman '18 (Global Health), Switzerland, spring 2017

Etruscan Foundation Fellowship Supports participation in field schools or archaeological fieldwork at Etruscan and indigenous sites of non-Greek Italy from the Neolithic through the 1st Century BCE.

Rebecca Kern '19 (Classical Studies), Umbra Institute Trasimeno Archaeology Field School

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Grants Flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.

Olivia Flores '14 (English Literature), English Teaching Assistantship, Colombia

Kaela Goodwin '17 (English Literature, Education Studies),  English Teaching Assistantship, Thailand

Christine Kim '17 (English Literature, Political Science), English Teaching Assistantship, Thailand

Mallory Hasty '17 (English Writing, Religious Studies), English Teaching Assistantship, Malaysia

Jacqueline Rueda '17 (Education Studies), Interdisciplinary Studies Research, Brazil

Sarah Salazar '17 (Psychology), English Teaching Assistantship, Colombia

Sara Scully '13 (Philosophy), English Teaching Assistantship, Taiwan

Gesenia Viviescas '17 (Religious Studies), English Teaching Assistantship, Taiwan


Sandra Bertin '15 (Interdisciplinary), Islamic Studies Research, Morocco

Elizabeth Bjordal '14 (Spanish, Philosophy), English Teaching Assistantship, Ecuador

Conner Gordon '16 (Political Science), Political Science Research, Kosovo

Jazmin Lesane '17 (Communication), English Teaching Assistantship, Andorra

Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award Recognizes 15 outstanding college juniors and seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence in American history or American studies as well as a commitment to public service, leadership, and community involvement.

Midori Kawaue, ’17, History and French

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

Kristin Otto, ’14, Cultural Anthropology (via Indiana University)


A historical list of Fellowship Students can be found here.