Fellowships Office

Congratulations to Recent UR Fellowship Winners, Finalists, & Alternates!


Winners & Finalists: 2004-present


National & International Student Fellowships: University of Rochester Winners & Finalists AY 2014-15

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Amgen Scholars Program

Justin Delafontaine

’16

Rye Brook, NY

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

 

Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women's Affairs (BMBF) Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program

Kathryn F. Conheady

’15

Rochester, NY

B.A., History

Matthew H. Adrian (Alternate)

GS/ESM

Pine, CO

M.M., Performance & Literature

Boren Scholarship

Christian M. Wooddell (Tanzania, 2015-16)

’17

Farmington, MO

B.A., Anthropology

 

Critical Language Scholarship

Aaron Schaffer (Turkey)

’16

Rochester, NY

B.A., International Relations

 

DAAD-RISE (German Academic Exchange Service - Research Internships in Science & Engineering) Scholarship

Luke P. Daily

’16

Lake Grove, NY

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Claire R. W. Kaiser

’17

Lake Forest Park, WA

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Tianyi "Linda" Liu

’16

Haikou, China

B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Zhaoyu Nie

’17

Wuhan, China

B.A., Optics

Nathaniel S. Potrepka

’17

Silver Spring, MD

B.S., Computer Science / Audio & Music Engineering

Zhenzhi "Jane" Xia

’16

Wuxi, China

B.S., Optical Engineering

So Han Florence Yip

’17

Hong Kong, China

B.S., Mechanical Engineering

 

Davis Peace Grant: Fellows

Eyram J. E. Adedze

’16

Kasoa, Ghana

B.A., Economics / Psychology

Rose Mbaye

’16

Dakar, Senegal

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Mame Coumba Mbodji

’17

Dakar, Senegal

B.S., Business

Zanga Ben A. Ouattara

’16

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

B.S., Computer Science

 

Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship: Honorable Mention

Nathaniel J. Lindsey (Honorable Mention)

’10/T5’11

Skaneateles, NY

B.S., Interdepartmental Engineering

 

Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program: Scholars

Jacek Blaszkiewicz (France)

GS/ESM

Staten Island, NY

Ph.D., Musicology

Kathryn F. Conheady (Germany)

’15

Rochester, NY

B.A., History

Lauren A. Kee (Philippines)

’15

Newton Center, MA

B.A., Economics

Benjamin E. Landwersiek (Spain)

’15

Phoenix, NY

B.S., Neuroscience / B.A., Spanish

Melissa Zgouridi (Austria)

’14E/T5’15

Fullerton, CA

B.A., Applied Music / Musical Arts

Samantha R. Whalen (Malaysia)

’15

Wilton, NY

B.A., Anthropology

 

Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program: Alternates

Carly J. Gordon (Alternate to Italy)

’15E

Boca Raton, FL

B.M., Applied Music; B.A., Brain & Cognitive Sciences / Italian

 

Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program: Finalists

Kelly N. Guerrieri (Finalist, UK)-

‘14/T5’15

Monroeville, PA

B.A., Archaeology, Technology & Historical Structures

Jennifer M. Hansler (Finalist, Spain)

’15

Twinsburg, OH

B.A., English / Spanish

Rachel S. Milner (Finalist, S. Korea)

’15

Rockville, MD

B.S., Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Grace E. Wagner (Finalist, UK)

’15

Syracuse, NY

B.A., English / History

 

Gates Cambridge Scholarship: Scholar             

Anjalene Whittier (Scholar)

’14

Rochester, NY

B.A., Psychology

 

Gates Cambridge Scholarship: Finalist              

Jyothi Purushotham (Finalist)

’13

Honeoye Falls, NY

B.S., Molecular Genetics

 

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship: Scholars

Nathalia K. Botero

’16

Spring Hill, FL

B.S., Molecular Genetics

Eric Y. Chen

’16

Hackensack, NY

B.S., Molecular Genetics

Claude D. Galette

’16

Eagle Lake, FL

B.A., Psychology

Angel Huang

’16

Fresh Meadows, NY

B.A., Psychology

Charlotte L. Humes

’16

Bardstown, KY

B.A., Math

Jenna R. Register

’16

Buffalo, NY

B.S., Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Matthew Sisto

’16

Rochester, NY

B.A., History / Japanese

Victoria Stepanova

’15

Brooklyn, NY

B.A., Health, Behavior, & Society

Cinthia E. Welch

’15

Fairport, NY

B.A., Japanese / B.A., Health, Behavior, & Society

 

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship: Alternates

Abner Aquino  (Alternate)

’16

Brooklyn, NY

B.S., Electrical & Computer Engineering

Thao-Nhi H. Dang (Alternate)

’16

Cheektowaga, NY

B.A., Business

Darya Nicol  (Alternate)

’16

Aurora, CO

B.A., Political Science

Elisabeth R. P. Watson (Alternate)

’16

Bedford, MA

B.A., Financial Economics

 

Goldwater Scholarship: Scholars

Brian D. McDonald

’16

Carmel, IN

B.A., Math

Steven B. Torrisi

’16

Tivoli, NY

B.S., Physics / B.A., Math

 

Goldwater Scholarship: Honorable Mentions

Jonathan B. Curtis (Honorable Mention)

’16

Port Washington, NY

B.S., Physics / B.S., Applied Math

Madeleine R. Laitz (Honorable Mention)

’16

Rochester, NY

B.S., Chemical Engineering

 

Hertz Fellowship: Finalist

Nathaniel J. Lindsey

’10/T5’11

Skaneateles, NY

B.S., Interdepartmental Engineering

 

Humanity in Action Fellowship

Madalina Ciocanu (Finalist)

’17

Aurora, CO

B.A., Anthropology

 

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Oxford-Cambridge Scholarship             

Jakob M. Seidlitz (Cambridge)

’13

Reston, VA

B.S., Brain & Cognitive Sciences

                                   

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program: Fellows

Emily J. Greenwood

GS

Genola, UT

Ph.D., Psychology

Sierrah M. Grigsby

’13

Beaumont, TX

B.S., Biochemistry

Keywan A. Johnson

GS

Rochester, NY

Ph.D., Chemistry

Sarah Joseph

’14

Mount Kisco, NY

B.S., Molecular Genetics

Catherine E. Lambert

’13/T5’14

Elmira, NY

B.S., Geological Sciences; B.A., English

Nathaniel J. Lindsey

’10/T5’11

Skaneateles, NY

B.S., Interdepartmental Engineering

Evan A. Ranken

GS

Bernalillo, NM

Ph.D., Physics

Carly J. Sombric

’13

Dublin, OH

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Stephanie Swartz

’13

Wakefield, RI

B.S., Physics

Jacob VanderBurgh

’14

Rochester, NY

B.S., Cell & Developmental Biology / Biomedical Engineering

Tessa M. Woodruff

GS

Clyde, OH

Ph.D., Chemistry

 

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program: Honorable Mentions

Louis W. Baum (Honorable Mention)

’13

Newark, DE

B.S., Physics

Owen R. Colegrove (Honorable Mention)

’14

Newark, NY

B.S., Physics

Justin T. Fleming (Honorable Mention)

’13

Mexico, NY

B.S., Brain & Cognitive Sciences; B.A., Linguistics

Rachel E. Kelemen (Honorable Mention)

’13

Merion Station, PA

B.S., Chemistry

Cameron LaPoint (Honorable Mention)

’13

Henrietta, NY

B.A., Economics / History / Math

Linda Liu (Honorable Mention)

GS

Ridge, NY

Ph.D., Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Leigha A. MacNeill (Honorable Mention)

’12

Boxford, MA

B.A., Psychology / English

Kevin P. McClelland (Honorable Mention)

’15

Edmonds, WA

B.S., Chemistry

Michael D. Melnick (Honorable Mention)

’10

Rochester, NY

B.S., Neuroscience

Francis Mollica (Honorable Mention)

GS

Brooklyn, NY

Ph.D., Brain & Cognitive Sciences

John M. Nicosia (Honorable Mention)

’13

Fairport, NY

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Ryan D. Ribson (Honorable Mention)

’14

Rochester, NY

B.S., Chemistry

James Shanahan (Honorable Mention)

’14

Bolyston, MA

B.S., Chemistry

Rianne D. Stowell (Honorable Mention)

GS

Coopersburg, PA

Ph.D., Neurosciences

Kaitlyn Blundell Webster (Honorable Mention)

’14

Blairstown, NJ

B.A., International Relations

Max A. Winkelman (Honorable Mention)

’14

West Harrison, NY

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

 

Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program

Justine A. King (Finalist)

’15

Middletown, NY

B.A., International Relations

 

SMART (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation) Scholarship

Ian Gabalski

’16

Webster, NY

B.S., Physics

 

Udall Scholarship

Anna L. Parker (Honorable Mention)

’16

Chardon, OH

B.S., Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

 

Whitaker International Fellowship

Michael R. Silverstein (Switzerland)

’15

Sharon, MA

B.S., Biomedical Engineering