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


Master List of Winners & Finalists: 2008-present


University of Rochester Winners & Finalists 2017-18

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AMGEN SCHOLARSHIP

Allen M. Chen ’19 from Clarence, NY

B.S., Neuroscience

 

CHINESE GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Cherish Blackman ’18 from Rochester, NY

B.A., East Asian Studies; Russian

Jacqueline Tran ’18 from Brooklyn, NY

B.A., Anthropology

  

CRITICAL LANGUAGE SCHOLARSHIP

John W Cole ’19 from Elyria, OH

B.A., Economics; International Relations

Joy Nichols ’19 from Washington, DC

B.A., Health, Behavior & Society

Jacqueline Tran ’18 from Brooklyn, NY

B.A., Anthropology

 

DAAD-RISE SCHOLARSHIP

Diwas Gautam ’20 from Ilam, Nepal

B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Collin Gwilt ’20 from Liverpool, NY

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Muhammad Hadi ’19 from Muscat, Oman

B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Carly Haft ’19 from San Diego, CA

B.A., Biology; Health, Behavior & Society

Shemmar Jackson ’20 from St. Catherine, Jamaica

B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Megan Kice ’20 from Memphis, MO

B.S., Microbiology

Yunke “Claudia” Ren ’20 from Hefei, China

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Adina Ripin ’20 from Old Saybrook, CT

B.S., Physics

Erin Sumfleth ’20 from Callicoon, NY

B.S., Optical Engineering

Lauren Testa ’19 from Glen Rock, NJ

B.S., Molecular Genetics

Aime Laurent Twizerimana ’20 from Nyabihu, Rwanda

B.S., Chemical Engineering

Javon Walker ’19 from Brooklyn, NY

B.S., Electrical & Computer Engineering

Isaac Wong ’19 from Phoenix, AZ

B.S., Computational Biology, B.A., Computer Science

Sifan Ye ’20 from Shanghai, China

B.S., Computer Science

Victor Zhang ’19 from Lexington, MA

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Dingzhe Zheng ’19 from Wenzhou, China

B.S., Optical Engineering

 

DAVIS PROJECTS FOR PEACE FELLOWSHIP

Shingirai Dhoro ’20 from Masvingo, Zimbabwe

B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering

Bienfait Mugenza ’21 from Kigali, Rwanda

B.A., Political Science

Philemon Rono ’21 from Nairobi, Kenya

B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Ashley Tenesaca ’20 from New York, NY

B.A., Computer Science

 

FREEMAN-ASIA (AWARD FOR STUDY IN ASIA)

Andrew Lee ’19 from Astoria, NY

B.A., Chemistry

Jin Kim ’19 from Glenview, IL

B.A., Political Science

 

FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM

Laura Cowie-Haskell ’18 from Marshfield, MA

B.A., Anthropology

Ella De Falco ’18 from Skaneateles, NY

B.A., Linguistics

Oleaser Johnson ’18 from University Heights, OH (declined)

B.A., French; Linguistics

Amelia Kelly ’18 from Camillus, NY

B.A., Anthropology; History

Reva Peer ’18 from Roseville, CA

B.S., Biological Science: Molecular Genetics

Joseph Plvan-Franke ’17 T5'17 from Syracuse, NY

B.A., Computer Science; Linguistics

Erin Straight ’17 from Wolcott, NY

B.A., International Relations; Spanish

Alexis Wallace ’18 from Carthage, NY

B.A., Political Science; Russian

 

Semi-Finalists

Cherish Blackman ’18 from Rochester, NY

B.A., East Asian Studies; Russian

Annamarie Forestiere ’18 from Pulaski, NY

B.A., Business; Music

Lauren Oey ’18 from Mountain Lakes, NJ

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

 

Alternates

Meg Cutting ’18E from Salem-Keizer, OR

B.M., Organ Performance

Crystal Lee ’18 from Rochester, NY

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

Erin Straight ’17 from Wolcott, NY

B.A., International Relations; Spanish

 

GAITHER JUNIOR FELLOWSHIP

Finalist

Junwei Pan ’18 from Huai’an, China

B.A., Mathematics; Economics

 

GATES CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP

Levan Bokeria ’14 T5'14 from Tblisi, Georgia

B.A., Brain & Cognitive Sciences; Philosophy

Garrett Rubin ’12E T5’13 from Roseville, CA

B.M., Voice Performance

 

BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Shareef Alwarashneh ’19 from Burbeck, PA

B.A., Linguistics

Jainy Anderson ’20 from Post Falls, ID

B.A., Epidemiology

Sadyn Angeles ’19 from Bronx, NY

B.A., Health, Behavior & Society; Gender, Sexuality, &

Women’s Studies

Kylee Bartlett ’19 from Williamstown, NY

B.S., Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Mahima Joshi ’19 from Henderson, NV

B.A., Health, Behavior & Society

Sun Young Kim ’18 from Cresskill, NJ

B.S., Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Lindsey Medalla ’19 from Jamaica, NY

B.S., Mechancial Engineering

Aisha Mohamed ’19 from Saint Paul, MN

B.A., Health Policy; Political Science

Sarah Ogunji ’19 from Bronx, NY

B.A., Digital Media Studies

Parmanand Pheku ’19 from Jamaica, NY

B.S., Business

Emily Radford ’19 from Londonderry, NH

B.A., Psychology; Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies

Rachel Siciliano ’19 from Rochester, NY

B.A., Psychology

 

Alternate

Joseph de la Cerda ’20 from Dallas, TX  

B.S., Business

 

BARRY M. GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP

Allen Chen ’19 from Clarence, NY

B.S., Neuroscience

Audrey Goldfarb ’19 from Victor, NY

B.A., Biology

 

Honorable Mention

Fiona Nichols-Fleming ’19 from West Berlin, VT

B.S., Physics & Astronomy

 

HERTZ FELLOWSHIP

Finalist

Hayden Carder ’18 from Hinsdale, IL

B.S., Chemistry

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE of HEALTH ACADEMY ENRICHMENT FELLOWSHIP

Oluwatobi Abubakare ’18 from Richmond, TX

B.A., Language and Brain Development

 

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

Hayden Carder ’18 from Hinsdale, IL

B.S., Chemistry

Ethan Gyllenhaal ’17 from Oak Park, IL

B.S., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Ramsey Ismail ’13 from Staten Island, NY

B.A., Anthropology; Japanese

Carla-Keyana Macias-Cervantes ’16 from Brooklyn, NY

B.A., Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Lauren Oey ’18 from Mountain Lakes, NJ

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

Megan Routzong ’16 from Springfield, OH

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Ryan Rubenzahl ’18 from Lowville, NY

B.S., Physics & Astronomy

Brittany Schutrum ’18 from Elmira, NY

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Janet Sorrells ’18 from Harvard, MA

B.S., Biomedical Engineering

Alexander Teghipco ’14 from Mira Loma, CA

B.A., Brain & Cognitive Sciences; Philosophy

 

Honorable Mentions

Alice Chen ’16 from Bradford, PA

B.A., Anthropology; Biology

Mitchell Gordon ’16 from Wilmette, IL

B.S., Computer Science

Christopher Melnychuk ’16 from Carlsbad, CA

B.A., Chemistry


SMART (SCIENCE, MATHEMATICS & RESEARCH FOR TRANSFORMATION) SCHOLARSHIP

Semi-Finalist

Daniel Busaba ’21 from Poughkeepsie, NY

B.S., Computer Science

 

TEACHING ASSISTANT PROGRAM IN FRANCE (TAPIF)

Perry DeMarche ’18 from Denver, CO

B.A., Anthropology


YENCHING SCHOLARSHIP

Finalist

Cherish Blackman ’18 from Rochester, NY

B.A., East Asian Studies; Russian