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Fellowships Stories

  • Anjali Rangaswami

    Anjali Rangaswami '21, a sociology major, has won a Fulbright award to study caste, gender, and sexual harassment in higher education in India.

  • Ryan Nazari

    Ryan Nazari '21, an English and philosophy major, has won a Fulbright award to serve as an English Teaching Assistant in Armenia.

  • Jocelyn Chi

    Jocelyn Chi '21, a psychology and marketing major, has won a Fulbright award to serve as an English Teaching Assistant in Taiwan.

  • Armand Aibara

    Armand Aibara '21, a political science and German major, has won a Fulbright award to serve as an English Teaching Assistant in Germany.

  • Samantha Bennett

    Samantha Bennett '19 has secured a Rotary Global Grant to support her graduate studies in international development.

  • Alexandra Rivera

    Alexandra Rivera '21 has been named a National GEM Consortium fellow. The program will fund her graduate degree in engineering and her internship in nuclear chemical science.

  • Ciara Moezidis

    Ciara Moezidis '21 won a Critical Language Scholarship, which she will use to strengthen her proficiency in Persian over an 8-week period this summer.

  • Jasmyn Burdsall

    Jasmyn Burdsall '20 has been named a Knight-Hennessy Scholar. This highly-competitive award funds graduate studies at Stanford University for emerging leaders aiming to solve complex problems.

  • Abby Alvarez

    Abby Alvarez '22 was named a winner of the Truman Scholarship, a premier graduate fellowship for those pursuing careers as public service leaders.

  • Omar Hamade

    Omar Hamade '19, was named a Schwarzman Scholar, a prestigious program sometimes referred to as the “Chinese Rhodes.”

  • Max Bjorni

    Max Bjorni '21, a double major in neuroscience and biology, is the first Santa Clara University student to win the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship in over a decade.

  • Mariana Perera

    Political science, Spanish, and communication major Mariana Perera ’20, has won a Fulbright Scholarship to study disability rights policy in Brazil.

  • Griffin Garner

    Environmental studies senior Griffin Garner '20 has won a Fulbright Scholarship to evaluate best practices in developing climate resilience for smallholder coffee farmers in Uganda.

  • Bridget Woody

    Bioengineering senior Bridget Woody '20 has won a Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research into how past technological innovations historically affected the colonized slave populations in Jamaica, as a way to inform modern-day, ethical engineering innovation.

  • Erin Ronald

    Erin Ronald, a 2019 sociology and environmental studies major, has won a Fulbright Scholarship to research urban climate mitigation policy in several cities in Sweden.

  • Ciara Moezidis

    Junior Ciara Moezidis, a political science and communications major, was named as a Finalist for the Truman Scholarship, a premier fellowship for those pursuing public service.

  • Katie O’Neil

    Katelyn (Katie) O’Neil, who graduated in December with degrees in environmental studies and Spanish, has won a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English and work on a project devoted to sustainability in Cali, Colombia, starting October 2019.

  • Arelí Hernández

    Senior ethnic studies, political science, and Spanish triple major Arelí Hernández has won a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English and work on a community-based project in Tunja, Colombia, starting July 2019.

  • Samantha Bennett

    Senior environmental studies and psychology major Samantha Bennett has won a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Bangalore, India. She is researching women’s participation in economic development activities, specifically in the field of clean-energy technology and entrepreneurship.

  • Beau Scott

    Beau Scott was one of only 60 students nationwide chosen for the Coro Fellows program, which develops emerging leaders to work and lead across different sectors by equipping them with knowledge, skills, and networks to accelerate positive change.

  • James Wang

    Senior James Wang, an environmental science and electrical engineering major, has won a Fulbright Scholarship to research “hybrid-supercapacitors” —a new form of energy storage with potential benefits for renewable energy—in the Paris suburb of Cachan in France.