Annual Graduate Student Recognition Celebration

The next Graduate Student Recognition Celebration will take place on April 14, 2016

The Graduate Student Recognition Celebration, which began in 1999, recognizes students who receive prestigious fellowships and awards. These honorees are making a significant contribution to the mission of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in a wide variety of fields of study.

The event was held on April 9, 2015, beginning with research poster presentations at 3 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony at 4 p.m. and a reception directly following the ceremony.

The honorees include the following:

2015 GEAB Impact Award Winners for Research Benefitting the State of North Carolina

Boka W. Hadzija Award for Distinguished University Service by a Graduate or Professional Student

Dean's Award for Significant Contributions to Graduate Education

Dean's Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Graduate School Leadership Development Scholars

Honorary Society Inductees

Frank Porter Graham Honor Society

The Order of the Golden Fleece

GPSF UNC Academic Research Conference Honorees

Humanities

Poster
  • First place: Harper Ragin*, Mathematics
  • Second place: Carlee Forbes, Art History
Talk
  • First place: Adam Engel, English and Comparative Literature
  • Second place: Haley Smyser *, Communication Studies

Social Sciences

Poster
  • First place: Richard Takacs, Public Administration
  • Second place: Megan Garrett, Public Administration
Talk
  • First place: Austin Rick*, Sociology
  • Second place: Jim Kuras, Geography

Natural Sciences

Poster
  • First place: Matthew Powers*, Biology
  • Second place: Elaine Snyder, Physics and Astronomy
Talk
  • First place: John Paul Balmonte, Marine Sciences
  • Second place: George Allen, Geological Sciences

Biological and Health Sciences

Poster
  • First place: Jessica Nesmith, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Second place: Lee Hong, Microbiology and Immunology
Talk
  • First place: Mrinalini Ramanan, Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • Second place: Julia Dunn, Microbiology and Immunology

*denotes undergraduate award recipient

The GPSF Graduate Student Awards for Excellence in Mentorship

Carolina Center for Public Service Community Engagement Fellows (2014)

Prestigious External Fellowship Winners

  • Anthropology

  • Katherine Barrett, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Lindsay Bloch, Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants; Research Fellowship from the International Center for Jefferson Studies, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
  • Maia Dedrick, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship; Society of Ethnobiology's Ecological Knowledge Research Fellowship
  • Cassandra Hartblay, Disability Studies Conference Travel Scholarship
  • Kelly Houck, Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants
  • Elisabeth Nebie, Wadsworth International Fellowship; P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship
  • Andrew Ofstehage, Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grants; Fulbright-IIE Research Grant
  • Guy Shalev, NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant
  • Barbara Justine Williams, NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant
  • Art

  • Klint Ericson, Peter Buck Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Elizabeth Fischer, Walter Read Hovey Memorial Fellowship
  • Laura Fravel, Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Robley Holmes, Chateaubriand Fellowship
  • Biochemistry and Biophysics

  • Justin Black, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Onur Dagliyan, HHMI International Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Alakananda Das, HHMI International Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Cassandra Hayne, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program; Merchant Scholarship
  • Rebecca Pollet, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

  • Jessica Coyle, NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant; NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Fletcher Halliday, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Julia Olszewski, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kayla Peck, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Sophia Tintori, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Asad Ahmad, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Christopher O'Connor, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Fellows - National Institute on Aging
  • Andrew Satterlee, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Emily Smith, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Joseph Temple, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH
  • Biostatistics

  • Pedro Luiz Baldoni, Brazilian Ministry of Education/CAPES Foundation and Fulbright Commission/U.S. Department of State Scholarship
  • Nicolas Ballarini, Argentine Presidential Fellowship in Science and Technology (BEC.AR)
  • Emily Butler, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Erika Helgeson, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Rongrong Qu, Fulbright Fellowship for Non-U.S. Students
  • Kin Yau Wong, Croucher Foundation Scholarship for Doctoral Studies
  • business administration

  • Jonathan Keeney, Airport Cooperative Research Program - Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues
  • Cell and Molecular Physiology

  • James Dunleavey, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Matthew Geden, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Klara Klein, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Chemistry

  • Mary Jeanette Aiken, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Samuel Anderson, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Seth Barrett, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Tessa Carducci, National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship; Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry Travel Award
  • Annelise Gorensek, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Javier Grajeda, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kelley Hammon, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Katelyn Houston, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Elizabeth Keenan, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Seokhyoung Kim, Kwanjeong Overseas Scholarship
  • Amber Koenig, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Scott Krabbe, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Travis Lajoie, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Michael Little, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Caitlin McMahon, American Chemical Society Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Njamkou Noucti, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Colleen O'Neil, NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students
  • Christopher Pinion, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Nicholas Pinkin, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Ryan Quinn, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kyle Reeves, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Evan Reynolds, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Courtney Roberts, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Nathan Romero, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kevin Schultze, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Robert Sharpe, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Matthew Smola, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Christopher Turlington, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Sara Turner, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • City and Regional Planning

  • Lindsay Braun, Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Transportation Fellowship
  • Gwen Kash, Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Transportation Fellowship
  • Erik Vergel-Tovar, Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship
  • Classics

  • Erika Weiberg, Bert Hodge Hill Fellowship, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece
  • Computer Science

  • Andrew Maimone, NVIDIA Fellowship
  • Sean Sanders, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Tetsuya Takahashi, Japanese Student Services Organization Student Exchange Support Program (JASSO)
  • Bryan Ward, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Joshua Welch, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Dentistry

  • Tanya Al-Talib, Research Award, Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Mohammad Atieh, American Academy of Operative Dentistry - 2014 Ralph Phillips Student Research Award
  • Emily Batson, Student Research Award, American Association for Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Matt Brown, Research Award, Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Thomas Covington, Research Award, Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Kristin Dillow, Student Research Award, American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)
  • Camille Guez, Research Award, Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Heather Hendricks, Research Award, Southern Association of Orthodontists
  • Shilia Hu, Singapore Government Scholarship
  • Jessica Holloman, ADEA/Crest Oral-B Scholarship for Dental Hygiene Students Pursuing Academic Careers
  • Elena Kan, Graduate Student Research Grant, American Endodontic Association
  • Brittany Minichbauer, Student Research Award, American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)
  • Jeffrey Parker, Graduate Student Research Grant, American Endodontic Association
  • Thatsanee Saladyanant, Royal Thai Government Fellowship; International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Colgate Research in Prevention Travel Awards
  • Robert Timothy, Albert G. Richards Graduate Student Research Grant Award, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Shaoping Zhang, American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Educator Scholarship
  • Dramatic Art

  • Colleen Dobson, Barbara Matera Award for Costume Making
  • Ecology

  • Clare Fieseler, National Geographic Society/Waitt Foundation Grant
  • Kaylyn Gootman, Duke Progress Energy Fellowship
  • Chris Hakkenberg, NASA Earth & Space Science Fellowship
  • Danielle Keller, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Chris Payne, Great Lakes National Scholarship
  • Economics

  • Jose Campillo-Garcia, CONACYT (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) Scholarship
  • Marcela Parada Contzen, Becas Chile Scholarship
  • Christian Posso, Central Bank of the Republic of Colombia Fellowship; Colfuturo-Colciencias (Colombia government agency)
  • Education

  • Naa Dede Addy, American Educational Research Association Minority Fellowship
  • William Jackson, Black Male Achievement Fellowship, Open Society Foundation's Campaign for Black Male Achievement and Echoing Green
  • English and Comparative Literature

  • Michael Clark, Folger Shakespeare Library Short-Term Fellowship
  • Lauren Du Graf, Residential Fellowship, Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France; Dissertation Research Fellowship in the Humanities, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin; Research Fellowship, Manuscript and Rare Book Library, Emory University, Atlanta
  • Tyler Easterbrook, Society for Literature, Science and the Arts Travel Grant
  • Meredith Farmer, Chemical Heritage Foundation Allington Fellowship; Smithsonian Institution Dibner Library Resident Scholar Fellowship; Bakken Museum of Electricity and Life Visiting Research Fellowship
  • Eric Meckley, Duke Divinity School's Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection Mini-Grant
  • Jittima Pruttipurk, Royal Thai Government Fellowship
  • Robin Smith, Bittner Award
  • Paul Stapleton, International Association for Neo-Latin Studies, Conference Travel Bursary
  • Krista Turner, Shakespeare Association of America Travel Grant; Molina Fellowship in the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences at the Huntington Library
  • Katherine Walker, King's College London International Partnership Scholarship
  • Environmental Sciences and Engineering

  • Maura Allaire, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Ariel Atkinson, National Water Research Institute Fellowship
  • Rachel Baum, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Alma Beciragic, W. Wesley Eckenfelder Jr. Scholarship (Brown and Caldwell)
  • Elizabeth Christenson, American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowship
  • Kristen Downs, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship
  • Benjamin Foster, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Katie Friedman, NSF GROW Travel Award
  • Sarah Hatcher, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Panitan Jutaporn, Royal Thai Government Fellowship
  • Ciao-Kai Liang, Scholarship for Studying Abroad (Taiwan Ministry of Education)
  • Eliot Meyer, Hydro Research Fellowship
  • Osborn Kwena Mwenesa, Rotary Scholarship
  • Nur Aisyah Nasution, Fulbright Fellowship for Non-U.S. Students
  • Hang Nguyen, Vietnam Education Foundation Fellowship
  • Jamie Smedsmo, Krell Fellowship
  • Yuqiang Zhang, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Graduate Partnership Program
  • Epidemiology

  • Brett Doherty, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Graduate Partnership Program
  • Danielle Durham, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Shakia Hardy, Gates Millennium Scholarship
  • Elizabeth Rogawski, P.E.O. Scholarship
  • Diana Sanchez, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Nalyn Siripong, NIH (NIDA) Drug Abuse Dissertation Research (R36)
  • Exercise and Sport Science

  • Travis Anderson, National Collegiate Athletics Association Post-Graduate Scholarship
  • Eric Trexler, NSCA Foundation Graduate Student Research Grant- Master's Level; BioLayne Foundation Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Diana Chong, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Alisha Coffey, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kelsey Gray, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Alicia Greenwalt, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Tivka Hayes, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Julie Holsclaw, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Michael Meers, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Joy Meserve, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Aging
  • Jessica Nesmith, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Mira Pronobis, Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Fellowship
  • Danielle Rogers, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kristina Schaefer, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Casey Schmidt, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Esteban Terzo, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • David Wyatt, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Geography

  • Christopher Jones, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Maggie Kovach, EPA-STAR (Science to Achieve Results) Fellowship; NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant
  • Sarah Schmitt, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Hillary Smith, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Pavithra Vasudevan, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Willie Wright, Ford Foundation Diversity Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Geological Sciences

  • Daniel Bowman, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program; Seismological Society of America Travel Grant
  • German studies

  • Matthew Feminella, Fulbright Award Netherland-America Foundation Fulbright Grant
  • Global studies

  • Romi Brammer, Rotary Foundation Grant
  • Geysar Gurbanov, Rotary International Peace Fellowship
  • Rainier Jaarsma, Fulbright Fellowship for Non-U.S. Students
  • Aybolek Ovezova, Rotary International Peace Fellowship
  • Health Behavior

  • Gabriela Arandia, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-related Research
  • Steffani Bangel, National Council of Jewish Women Irma M. Isaacson Memorial Scholarship; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Mary Murphy Scholarship; P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education
  • May Chen, Silicon Valley Community Foundation - Tang Scholarship
  • Christina Galardi, Student scholarship to attend International Making Cities Livable Conference
  • Joseph Lee, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Cristina Leos, Gates Millennium Scholarship
  • Joy Massey, Gates Millennium Scholarship
  • Jennifer Moss, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Marta Mulawa, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Mental Health
  • Laura Villa-Torres, CONACYT (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) Scholarship
  • Health Policy and Management

  • Kei Alegria-Flores, UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship
  • Elizabeth Blodgett, Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy Dissertation Completion Grant
  • Ila Broyles, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Health Services Research Dissertation Award (R36)
  • Ximena Calvo, Becas Chile Scholarship
  • Rachel Dolin, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Daniel Douthit, NAHSE 19th Annual Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition Scholarship
  • Camille Grant, NAHSE 19th Annual Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition Scholarship
  • Emilia Ndely, NAHSE 19th Annual Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition Scholarship
  • Laura Pinheiro, National Cancer Institute's Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
  • History

  • Christina Carroll, Ronald S. Love Prize, Western Society for French History
  • Jeffrey Erbig, American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship
  • Trevor Erlacher, Title VIII Program for Research and Training on Eastern Europe and Eurasia
  • T. Evan Faulkenbury, Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin; Grant-in-Aid from the Rockefeller Archive Center; Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Research Fellowship from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
  • Gary Guadagnolo, Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship
  • Ann Halbert-Brooks, Cuban Heritage Collection Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Scott Krause, Bielefeld Graduate School for History and Sociology Visiting Fellowship
  • Daniele Lauro, Nippon Foundation Fellowship
  • Joshua Lynn, Humane Studies Fellowship
  • Sarah McNamara, Phillips Exeter Dissertation Fellowship
  • Dasa Mortensen, Association for Asian Studies - China and Inner Asia Council (CIAC) Small Grant
  • Jeanine Navarrete, Kathryn Conway Preyer Fellowship from Wellesley College
  • Louis Porter, American Council Title VIII Dissertation Fellowship; Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Fellowship
  • Benjamin Reed, Huntington Library Research Fellowship; Jay Kislak Dissertation Fellowship at the Library of Congress
  • Stephen Riegg, Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Fellowship
  • Human Movement Science

  • Barnett Frank, American College of Sports Medicine Biomechanics Interest Group Award
  • Ilana Levin, American Physical Therapy Association Section on Pediatrics Grant
  • Derek Pamukoff, American College of Sports Medicine Biomechanics Interest Group Student Research Award; American College of Sports Medicine - Doctoral Student Research Grant; American Society of Biomechanics Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Eric Sobolewski, National Strength and Conditioning Association Doctoral Graduate Research Grant
  • Information and Library Science

  • Olivia Dorsey, Paul Evan Peters Fellowship, Coalition for Networked Information
  • Bailey Jones, Scottie W. Cox Memorial Scholarship
  • Rhonda Jones, Association of Research Libraries Diversity Award
  • Kathryn McNeirney, Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
  • Caroline Simpson, Institute of Museum and Library Services ESOPI Fellowship
  • Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Mariana Abdalla, Rotary World Peace Fellowship
  • Brian Dykens, U.S. Coast Guard Communication and Journalism Program
  • John FitzGerald, U.S. Coast Guard Communication and Journalism Program
  • Elise Stevens, Mass Communication and Society Division Research Grant, Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)
  • Marine Sciences

  • John Paul Balmonte, Marine Technology Society Scholarship
  • Justin Baumann, National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship; Rufford Foundation Small Grant
  • Adrienne Hoarfrost, Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations Graduate Student Fellowship
  • Ian Kroll, NOAA NMFS/Sea Grant Graduate Fellowship in Marine Population Dynamics
  • Stephanie Wear, Nature Science Fellowship
  • Varvara Zemskova, Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship
  • Maternal and Child Health

  • Rebeccah Bartlett, Rotary World Peace Fellowship
  • Sang Hang, Vietnam Education Foundation Fellowship
  • Hai Ryung Sung, Rotary World Peace Fellowship
  • Andra Wilkinson, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Mathematics

  • Zeliha Kilic, Turkish Ministry of National Education Scholarship
  • Sutipoj Promtapan, Royal Thai Government Fellowship
  • Microbiology and Immunology

  • Denise Allard Trout, Peripheral Nerve Society/Inflammatory Nerve Consortium Meeting Travel Fellowship
  • Kariisa Ankunda, American Society for Microbiology Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Kyle Arend, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Julia Dunn, American Association of Immunologists Careers in Immunology Fellowship; Coalition for Life Sciences Capitol Hill Day Travel Award
  • Melissa Ellermann, American Society for Microbiology Travel Award
  • Morgan Goheen, NRSA F30 for MD/PhD Students National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Melinda Grosser, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Laurel Kartchner, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program; NAS-USAID Research and Innovation Fellowship Program
  • Jennifer McGraw, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Perry Tsai, NRSA F30 for MD/PhD Students National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Nicholas Vitko, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Music

  • Molly Barnes, American Musicological Society - Ora Frishberg Saloman Fund for Musicological Research
  • Gina Bombola, James and Sylvia Thayer Short-Term Research Fellowship - UCLA Library Special Collections
  • Christopher Bowen, American Musicological Society Jan LaRue Travel Fund for European Research; Fulbright U.S. Student Program
  • Samuel Brannon, Newberry Library Charles Montgomery Gray Fellowship
  • Neurobiology

  • Daniel Albaugh, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Nicole Crowley, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Rebecca Fanelli, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Anel Jaramillo, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Katharine Liang, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Fellows - National Institute on Aging
  • Ayumi Nakamura, Eunice Kennedy Shriver NIH/National Institute of Child Health & Human Development Intramural Research Training Award; American Federation for Aging Research
  • Jennifer Ocasio Adorno, Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD)
  • Bomi Oladosu, Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD)
  • Alice Stamatakis, NRSA Fellowships for Minority Students (F31) NIH - National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Kim Williams, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institutes of Mental Health
  • Cortney Winkle, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Nursing

  • Nakia Best, Faculty Scholarship Award, National League for Nursing, Foundation for Nursing Education
  • Kayoll Galbraith, Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholarship
  • Lauren Hamilton, Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholarship
  • Einav Srulovici, Spencer Scholarship
  • Ya-Ke Wu, Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan) Government Scholarship
  • Chifundo Zimba, Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award
  • Nutrition

  • Kate Abel, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation 2M20 Mead Johnson Nutrition Scholarship Fund
  • Samantha Attard, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Claire Bailey, N.C.A.A. Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Loneke Blackman, The Commission of Dietetic Registration Doctoral Scholarship from The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation
  • Brittany Crump, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Lydia J. Roberts Memorial Scholarship in Public Health Nutrition
  • Trisha Grevengoed, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate Research Programs, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Beth Hopping, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Rouba Kouwatli, Fulbright Fellowship for Non-U.S. Students
  • Nancy Lopez Olmedo, Conacyt (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) Scholarship
  • Eli Lovell, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Diversity Award
  • Dalia Stern, Conacyt (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) Scholarship
  • Benjamin White, CDR Diversity Scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation for 2014-2015
  • occupational science

  • Valerie Fox, Society for the Study of Occupation: USA, Dissertation Award
  • Anne Kirby, Society for the Study of Occupation: USA, Dissertation Award
  • Adrienne Miao, Society for the Study of Occupation: USA, Dissertation Award
  • Pathology

  • James Byrnes, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Nicole Fleming, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Julia Geddings, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Izna Ali, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) First Year Graduate School Fellowship
  • Adam Friedman, American Chemical Society Division of Biological Chemistry Travel Award
  • Kyle Konze, American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Medicinal Chemistry Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Colin O'Banion, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Tejash Patel, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Tojan Rahhal, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Andrew Roberts, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Catherine Slota, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Health Services Research Dissertation Award (R36)
  • Corbin Thompson, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Xiaomeng Wan, China Scholarship Council Scholarship
  • Kevin Watt, Eunice Kennedy Shriver NIH/National Institute of Child Health & Human Development Intramural Research Training Award
  • Nicole Zane, NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Intramural Research Training Award; PhRMA Pre Doctoral Fellowship
  • Pharmacology

  • Nicole Baker, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Marissa Cann, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Carrie Rubel, American Heart Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Philosophy

  • Jennifer Kling, Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • Sylvia Kocieda, Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Jordan MacKenzie, SSRC Canada Fellowship
  • Craig Warmke, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Grant
  • Physics and Astronomy

  • Nathan Frank, North Carolina Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Christopher Frazer, North Carolina Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Andrew Loheac, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Thomas Osburn, North Carolina Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Political Science

  • Kiran Auerbach, Title VIII Combined Research and Language Training Fellowship, American Councils for International Education
  • Devin Christensen, Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship
  • John Curiel, Pi Sigma Alpha Howard Penniman Graduate Scholarship
  • Psychology

  • Carrie Adair, Mind and Life Institute 1440 Award for Real-World Contemplative Research
  • Sierra Bainter, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Donte Bernard, Ford Foundation Diversity Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Jon Casachahua, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health Related Research Program
  • Domenic Cerri, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Yen-Ping Chang, The Taiwan Ministry of Education Study Abroad Scholarship
  • Sophie Choukas-Bradley, American Psychological Foundation Henry David Research Grant
  • Melanie Fischer, American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award
  • Teague Henry, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Mary Higgins, National Institute of Mental Health Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research Program
  • Adam Hoffman, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program; Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology Graduate Research Grant
  • Suzannah Isgett, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Ryan Jacoby, Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Keenan Jenkins, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Shawn Jones, Ford Foundation Diversity Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Yang Liu, ETS Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellowship Program
  • Brett Major, Mind and Life Institute 1440 Award for Real-World Contemplative Research
  • Jacqueline Nesi, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Adrianne Pettiford, RTI International Professional Development Award
  • Chelsea Schein, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kelly Sheppard, Sigma XI Grants-in-Aid of Research Grant
  • Jessica Solis, NRSA Fellowships for Minority Students (F31) NIH - National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Public Administration

  • Giorgi Alasania, International Center of Education (IEC), Government of Georgia
  • Allison Hawkins, North Carolina City and County Management Association/John Milton Gold Scholarship
  • Eric Reese, Fugiel Scholarship, National Federation of Municipal Analysts
  • Public Health Leadership

  • Callie Brown, NRSA Fellowship (F32) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Marie Lina Excellent, Fulbright Fellowship for Non-U.S. Students
  • Jessica Friedman, N.C. Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Scholarship
  • Manish Kumar, Rotary World Peace Fellowship
  • Public Policy

  • Yuna Kim, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship
  • Phillip Sounia, Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy Program (ASP3)
  • Rehabilitation counseling and psychology

  • Eden Garner, N.C. Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies Scholarship
  • Religious Studies

  • Matthew Dougherty, Ruth B. Fein Prize, American Jewish Historical Society
  • Candace Mixon, American Institute of Iranian Studies Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Travis Proctor, Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship; Phi Delta Theta Foundation Graduate Fellowship
  • Leif Tornquist, American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowship; Robert L Platzman Memorial Fellowship, University of Chicago Library
  • Social Work

  • Caroline Evans, P.E.O. National Scholar Award
  • Jane Hughes, NIH T32 Predoctoral Fellowship (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
  • Chelsea Kolander, NASW Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial MSW Scholarship
  • Krysta Reeves, Business and Professional Women's Foundation Career Advancement Scholarship
  • Tonya VanDeinse, Robert L. Schneider Influencing State Policy (ISP) Dissertation Award
  • Sociology

  • Bruce Foster, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Atiya Husain, Ford- Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Moira Johnson, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Laura Krull, NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Charles Seguin, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Speech and Hearing Sciences

  • Jillian Kowalski, Gamma Phi Beta Foundation Eleanor Garm Hemminger Financial Aid Fellowship
  • Thomas Page, American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation New Century Scholars Program Doctoral Scholarship
  • Nancy Quick, SERTOMA Scholarship for Communicative Disorders; National AMBUCS Scholarship
  • Statistics and Operations Research

  • Kelly Bodwin, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Gen Li, ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Award; IMS Laha Travel Award
  • Toxicology

  • Garrett Ainslie, FASEB MARC/ASPET Travel Award
  • Emma Bowers, Society of Toxicology Graduate Student Travel Award
  • Andres Henriquez Coria, Fulbright Fellowship for Non-U.S. Students
  • Alisa Suen, Anita Payne Scholarship, Frontiers in Reproduction Conference
  • Deirdre Tucker, NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE); Society of Toxicology Graduate Student Travel Award; Teratology Society Annual Meeting Graduate Student Travel Award
  • Phillip Wages, Society of Toxicology Graduate Student Travel Award
  • Dana Walsh, Society of Toxicology Graduate Student Travel Award