Annual Graduate Student Recognition Celebration

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 is held each year in April, beginning with the awards ceremony at 4 p.m. and followed by a reception with research poster presentations.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
4:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony
4:30-5:30 p.m. Research Poster Presentations and Reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres
Alumni Hall in the George Watts Hill Alumni Center

The honorees include the following:

2017 GEAB Impact Awards for Research Benefitting the State of North Carolina

2017 Horizon Awards for Research Benefitting the State of North Carolina

Excellence in Graduate Student Services Award

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

The GPSF Graduate Student Awards for Excellence in Mentorship

Graduate and Professional Student Federation UNC Academic Research Conference Honorees GPSF Awards: Oral Presentations

GPSF Awards: Poster Presentations

Sigma XI Travel Awards: Oral Presentations

Sigma XI Travel Awards: Poster Presentations

Frank Porter Graham Graduate and Professional Honor Society Inductees

Order of the Golden Fleece Inductees

Graduate School Leadership Development Scholars

Carolina Center for Public Service Community Engagement Fellows (2016)

Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, Inductees

Prestigious External Fellowship Winners

  • American Studies

  • Joshua Parshall, American Studies Association Travel Award; Association for Jewish Studies Travel Award
  • Mathew Swiatlowski, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Research Grant Award
  • Anthropology

  • Katherine Barrett, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Paolo Bocci, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Grant
  • Orisanmi Burton, Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
  • Maia Dedrick, Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
  • Aaron Delgaty, Japan Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
  • Isaura Godinez, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Ampson Hagan, American Institute for Maghrib Studies Saharan Crossroads Fellowship
  • Mary Margaret Morgan-Smith, NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant
  • Cailey Mullins, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Elisabeth Nebie, Borlaug LEAP Fellowship; International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Vaia Sigounas, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Art History

  • Daniel Ackerman, Decorative Arts Trust Research Grant, Summer 2016
  • Kimberly Bobier, Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art
  • Katherine Calvin, Northeastern Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Travel Award
  • Miranda Elston, Paul Mellon Center Research Support Grant, Spring 2017
  • Klinton Ericson, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Tyson Scholar of American Art
  • Carlee Forbes, Royal Museum of Central Africa Travel Award, Summer 2016
  • Lee Hyejin, J. Paul Getty Museum Graduate Curatorial Intern; UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies Pre-doctoral Fellowship
  • Massie Minor, National Gallery of Art Internship
  • Alexandra Wellington, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship
  • Biochemistry and Biophysics

  • Amy Byrnes, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Cassandra Hayne, NSF GROW Travel Award
  • Hyunna Lee, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Andrew Lerner, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Jacob Matson, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Mrinalini Ramanan, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Gordon Research Conference Carl Storm Travel Award; European Federation of Lipids International Symposium for Plant Lipids Travel Grant
  • Edhriz Siraliev-Perez, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

  • Sherry (Hui-Xiao) Chao, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students
  • Robert Corty, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Institute of Mental Health Research
  • Rachel Haggerty, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Jessime Kirk, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Katrina Kutchko, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Patrick McCarter, NRSA Fellowship for Minority Students (F31) NIH - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Andrew Morgan, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students
  • Biological and Biomedical sciences

  • Anne Talkington, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Biology

  • Rebecca Adikes, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Christopher Akcali, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Vanessa Bezy, Guardians of Nature Environmental Education Program
  • Vincent Boudreau, Fonds de Recherche en Sante du Quebec Doctoral Training Award
  • Gina Calabrese, Sigma XI Grants-in-Aid of Research Grant; Southwestern Association of Naturalists Howard McCarley Student Research Fellowship
  • Sofia De La Serna Buzon, Society for the Study of Evolution Rosemary Grant Award
  • Patrick Kelly, Sigma XI Grants-in-Aid of Research Grant
  • Stephanie Monroy-Eklund, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kayleigh O'Keeffe, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Avery Paxton, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Julia Samson, HHMI International Student Research Fellowship
  • Sophia Tintori, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Stephanie Cone, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Matthew Disalvo, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Jasmine Edelstein, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Bretta Fylstra, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Christopher Giardina, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
  • Justin Huckaby, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Ange Gloria Nyankima, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Sarah Shelton, National Cancer Institute F99/K00 Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition
  • Biostatistics

  • Pedro Baldoni, Science without Borders - CAPES (Brazil) Full PhD scholarship
  • Erika Helgeson, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Shaina Mitchell, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Busola Sanusi, Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship
  • Kin Yau Wong, Croucher Foundation Scholarship for Doctoral Studies
  • Business Administration

  • Lorien Stice-Lawrence, American Accounting Association Doctoral Dissertation Award for Innovative Research in Accounting Education
  • Cell Biology and Physiology

  • Bailey Altizer, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Matthew Geden, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Patrick Lang, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Cancer Institute
  • Brooke Matson, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
  • Chemistry

  • Anginelle Alabanza, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Tessa Bartges, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Quinton Bruch, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Victoria Davis, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Tyler Farnsworth, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Jennifer Fulton, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Javier Grajeda, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • David Hill, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Katelyn Houston, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Ahmed-Rufai Ibrahim, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Elizabeth Keenan, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Seokhyoung Kim, Kwanjeong Overseas Scholarship
  • Michael Little, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Desiree Matias, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Shannon McCullough, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Michael McLaughlin, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Jonathan Meyers, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Tyler Motley, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Christopher Pinion, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Megan Schutzbach, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Francesca Sorbara, Rotary Peace Fellowship
  • Alexandra Sullivan, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kenneth Swanson, American Society for Mass Spectrometry Small Conference Travel Award
  • Wesley Swords, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Nicholas Tay, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Michael Turlington, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Erika Van Goethem, North Carolina Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Ian Vonwald, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Adam Woomer, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Greg Woss, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Dillon Yost, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • City and Regional Planning

  • Lindsay Braun, Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Transportation Fellowship
  • Amand Martin, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Joseph Seymour, Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Transportation Fellowship
  • Mary Wolfe, Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Transportation Fellowship
  • Classics

  • Cicek Beeby, Archaeological Institute of America Anna C. & Oliver C. Colburn Fellowship
  • Catharine Judson, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece Homer A. and Dorothy B. Thompson Fellowship
  • clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling

  • Dana Cea, North Carolina Rehabilitation Association T.L. McClellan Memorial Scholarship
  • Communication

  • Megan Wood, National Communication Association Advancing the Discipline Grant
  • Heather Woods, National Communication Association Advancing the Discipline Grant
  • Computer Science

  • David Dunn, NSF EAGER Grant
  • Wei Lui, Google Research Award
  • Patrick Poirson, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Tetsuya Takahashi, Japanese Student Services Organization Student Exchange Support Program (JASSO)
  • Sirion Vittayakorn, Royal Thai Government Scholarship
  • Joshua Welch, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Human Genome Research Institute
  • Dramatic Art

  • Emily Plonski, Southeastern Theater Conference Young Scholars Award
  • Dentistry

  • Krista Andersen, North Carolina Dental Foundation Freedland Advanced Dental Education Fellowship
  • Kevin Byrd, Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08) NIH - National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
  • Daniel Crossen, 2016 American Association of Endodontics Foundation Research Grant
  • Peter Green, 2016 Radiology Centennial Scholarship
  • Eman Hefni, Saudi Arabia Cultural Mission Scholarship
  • Bruno Herrera, American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Educator Scholarship
  • Ashley Hill, Southern Association of Orthodontists Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Christina Jackson, Southern Association of Orthodontists Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Christian Johnson, Southern Association of Orthodontists Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Brittany Kurzweg, Albert G. Richards Graduate Student Research Grant Award, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Beau Meyer, 2016 American Academy of Pediatric Residents Recognition Award
  • Zhe Miao, Tang Li-xin Education Foundation Outstanding Student's Award
  • Josiah Rich, Southern Association of Orthodontists Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Ying Wan, Southern Association of Orthodontists Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Bryan Whitecotton, Southern Association of Orthodontists Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Economics

  • Ning Fu, Mathematica Policy Research Summer Fellowship
  • Andrew Hanson, Penn Institute for Economic Research (PIER) Workshop on Quantitative Tools for Macroeconomic Policy Analysis Scholarship
  • Education

  • Danielle Allen, American Educational Research Association Travel Grant
  • Orlando Dobbin Jr., North Carolina School Counselor Association Graduate Student Scholarship
  • Dalila Dragnic-Cindric, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • William Jackson, Camelback Ventures Fellowship Olivia Scott, Gates Millennium Scholarship
  • Torri Staton, Waste Industries Poinsettia Scholarship
  • John Wachen, AAAS Emerging Leaders in Science and Society (ELISS) Fellow
  • Jerry Wilson, Southern Education Leadership Initiative (SELI) Scholar - Southern Education Foundation
  • English and Comparative Literature

  • Meredith Farmer, The Melville Society/New Bedford Whaling Museum Walter E. Bezanson Fellowship
  • Grant Glass, Association of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) Student Bursary; Association of Computing in the Humanities (ACH) Travel Bursary; Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) Scholarship
  • Ani Govjian, Folger Shakespeare Library "Researching the Archive" Seminar
  • Erik Maloney, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Tribal Rolls Scholarship
  • Environment and Ecology

  • Margit Bertalan, Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship
  • Kaylyn Gootman, Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grant; The Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science Inc. (CUAHSI) Pathfinder Fellowship
  • Christopher Hakkenberg, NASA Earth & Space Science Fellowship
  • Danielle Keller, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Environmental Sciences and Engineering

  • Mikayla Armstrong, American Water Works Association ARCADIS Scholarship; North Carolina American Water Works Association Water Environment Association NC Safewater Fund Scholarship
  • Virginia Bass, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship
  • Rachel Baum, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Alma Beciragic, EPA-STAR (Science to Achieve Results) Fellowship; American Water Works Association Dave Caldwell Scholarship; North Carolina Association of Environmental Professionals (NCAEP) David Griffin Environmental Scholarship
  • Elizabeth Christenson, Water Resources Research Institute/NC Sea Grant Graduate Student Research Funding
  • Katherine Connolly, American Water Works Association Holly A. Cornell Scholarship
  • Alyssa Grube, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kasia Grzebyk, American Membrane Technology Association-United States Bureau of Reclamation (AMTA-USBR) Fellowship Award; AAAS Emerging Leaders in Science and Society (ELISS) Fellow
  • Ryan Kingsbury, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Hang Nguyen, Vietnam Educational Foundation Fellowship
  • Yang Ou, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship
  • Frank Stillo, Break the Cycle 12 Conference Project Award
  • Kirsten Studer, NC Water Resources Research Institute Graduate Student Research Project
  • Epidemiology

  • Aderonke Akinkugbe, NIDCR Small Grant Program for New Investigators (R03)
  • Walid Al-Soneidar, Fulbright Fellowship for Non-U.S. Students
  • Magdalene Assimon, NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32) NIH - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Nicholas Brazeau, N.C. Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Manuela Bullo, Bec.Ar Argentine Presidential Scholarship
  • Greta Bushnell, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Mental Health
  • Devika Chawla, Eunice Kennedy Shriver NIH/National Institute of Child Health & Human Development Intramural Research Training Award
  • Monica D'Arcy, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Liz Garry, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Bryna Harrington, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Mental Health; Fulbright-Fogarty Global Health Research Fellowship; HIVMA Medical Student Program
  • Mackenzie Herzog, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Laura Hester, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Phyo Htoo, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Jennifer Jones, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Xiaojuan Li, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Tetsu Ohnuma, Japan-North America Medical Exchange Foundation Scholarship A; Saitama International Association Scholarship for Graduate Students
  • Nelson Pace, Teratology Society Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award
  • Sapna Rao, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Eric Rubenstein, Autism Speaks Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Marissa Seamans, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Andrew Smitherman, St. Baldrick's Fellowship
  • Elizabeth Suarez, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Nadja Vielot, P.E.O. National Scholar Award (Philanthropic Educational Organization)
  • Ann Von Holle, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Exercise and Sport Science

  • Hayden Giuliani, NSCA Foundation Graduate Student Research Grant- Master's Level
  • Joshua Isom, 2017 Borden Perlman CABMA Scholarship
  • Alex Kimura, NCAA Ethnic Minority Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Meredith Mock, NSCA Foundation Graduate Student Research Grant- Master's Level
  • Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Maren Cannon, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Diana Chong, NRSA Fellowship (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research NIH - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Alisha Coffey, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Michael Conlin, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Ann Emery, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Catherine Fahey, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Cancer Institute; Triangle Community Foundation Gertrude B. Elion Mentored Medical Student Research Award
  • Talia Hatkevich-O'Donnell, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Institute on Aging
  • Kathryn Headley, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Julie Holsclaw, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Kendall Lough, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students
  • Joy Meserve, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Aging
  • Taylor Penke, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Pedro Pozo, NRSA Fellowship for Minority Students (F31) NIH - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Kristina Schaefer, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Casey Schmidt, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Marni Siegel, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Cancer Institute
  • Nicole Tackmann, U.S. Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Horizon Award
  • Geography

  • Angelica Gomez, Fulbright-Colciencias Award
  • Christopher Jones, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Angus Lyall, Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship; Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship
  • Christopher Neubert, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Sarah Schmitt, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program; National Geographic Society Young Explorers Grant; The Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI) Pathfinder Fellowship; CZO Science Across Virtual Institutions
  • Darius Scott, Ford Foundation Predissertation Fellowship
  • Willie Wright, Bentley Library, UM-Ann Arbor Bordin-Gillette Researcher Travel Fellowship
  • Geological Sciences

  • George Allen, North Carolina Space Grant Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Elsemarie Devries, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program; Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grant
  • Madelyn Percy, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Global Studies

  • Amanda Ashley, U.S. Department of State Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
  • Tara Di Cassio, Center for Arabic Study Abroad Fellowship
  • Chenai Kadungure, Rotary Peace Fellowship
  • Maja Muminagic, Rotary Peace Fellowship
  • Silviya Nitsova, Rotary Peace Fellowship
  • Barbara Santibanez, Rotary Peace Fellowship
  • Health Behavior

  • Gabriela Arandia, Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research NIH - National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
  • Nivedita Bhushan, UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship
  • Natalie Blackburn, Triangle Community Foundation Shaver-Hitchings Scholarship
  • Elizabeth Chen, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy - Innovation Next Accelerator Award
  • May Chen, Point Foundation Janssen Therapeutics Point Scholar
  • Michael Close, Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Adela Del Valle, American Association of University Women (AAUW) Career Development Grant
  • Caroline Efird, P.E.O. Continuing Education Scholarship
  • Marissa Hall, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Catherine Jo, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Cristina Leos, Gates Millennium Scholarship; Innovation Next Accelerator Award
  • Jennifer Richmond, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars Program
  • Laura Villa Torres, Health Initiative of the Americas - Research Program on Migration Dissertation Award
  • Hayley Welgus, Rotary Peace Fellowship
  • Health Policy and Management

  • Karthik Adapa, Fulbright Fellowship for Non-U.S. Students
  • Samuel Baxter, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholar
  • Hadi Beyhaghi, Bristol-Myers Squibb Worldwide HEOR Fellowship
  • Juan Carlos Caro Seguel, CONICYT - (Chilean National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research) Scholarship
  • Theresa Coles, Health Assessment Lab Alvin R. Tarlov & John E. Ware Jr. Doctoral Dissertation and Post-Doctoral Award in Patient Reported Outcomes
  • Rachel Dolin, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Manuel Girault Viesca, CONACYT (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) Scholarship
  • Laura Pinheiro, Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Juan Salgado Hernandez, CONACYT (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) Scholarship
  • Paul Shafer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars Program
  • Kate Sheahan, Bristol-Myers Squibb Worldwide HEOR Fellowship
  • History

  • Alyssa Bowen, SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship
  • Kirsten Cooper, DAAD Short-term Research Grant; Fulbright U.S. Student Program
  • Corey Ellithorpe, International Numismatics Council Travel Grant
  • Maikel Farinas Borrego, Cuban Research Institute 2016 Eliana Rivero Research Scholarship in Cuban Studies
  • Joel Hebert, Fulbright U.S. Student Program
  • Dakota Irvin, Association of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowship
  • Virginia Olmsted, Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship
  • Mark Reeves, SSRC International Dissertation Research Fellowship
  • Robert Richard, North Caroliniana Society Archie K. Davis Fellowship
  • Mary Elizabeth Walters, Allen R. Millet Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Society for Military History
  • Human Movement Science

  • Michael Clark, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Jody Feld, Foundation for Physical Therapy Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I Scholarship
  • Matthew Harkey, NATA Research and Education Foundation Doctoral Scholarship; American College of Sports Medicine Biomechanics Interest Group Student Research Award
  • Katie Hirsch, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NCSA) Women's Scholarship; Deer Creek Limestone Foundation Community Trust Scholarship
  • Kyeongtak Song, NATA Research and Education Foundation Doctoral Research Grant
  • Elizabeth Teel, NATA Research and Education Foundation Doctoral Research Grant; ACSM Clinical Sports Medicine Endowment
  • Information and Library Science

  • Brenna Dickerson, Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation
  • Ernest Goodson Jr., American Library Association Spectrum Scholarship
  • Anna Groves, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship
  • Melissa Hyland, AALL LexisNexis/John R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
  • Amelea Kim, American Library Association Spectrum Scholarship
  • Ronald San Martin, Institute of Jazz Studies Fellowship
  • Megan Threats, Gates Millennium Scholarship
  • Emily Vardell, Medical Library Association Thomson Reuters/MLA Doctoral Fellowship
  • Linguistics

  • Raua-Banu Kadirova, Center of International Program "Bolashak" of the Republic of Kazakhstan MA Scholarship
  • Emily Moeng, NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant
  • Marine Sciences

  • Jill Arriola, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program; NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students
  • John Paul Balmonte, Deep Carbon Observatory Diversity Award
  • Justin Baumann, Department of Defense National Defense Science and Engineering Grant; Rufford Foundation Booster Grant
  • Elaine Monbureau, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellowship
  • Carter Smith, NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students
  • material science

  • Riley Howard, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Suzanne Setti, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Maternal and Child Health

  • Yanica Faustin, SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship
  • Sarah Neil, Whitehead Public Health Scholarship
  • Dianna Padilla, Gates Millennium Scholarship
  • Eleanor Richards, Frank Denning Memorial Charity, UK Travelling Scholarship
  • Mathematics

  • Nick Battista, AAAS Emerging Leaders in Science and Society (ELISS) Fellow
  • Korkeat Korkeathikhun, Royal Thai Government Fellowship
  • Sutipoj Promtapan, Royal Thai Government Fellowship
  • Shreyas Tikare, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Media and Journalism

  • Mariana Abdalla, Rotary Peace Fellowship
  • Gabriel Calvo Maisonnave, Rotary Peace Fellowship
  • Pablo Mino, Fulbright Fellowship for Non-U.S. Students; CONICYT Scholar - Chilean Scholarships for Master Studies Abroad
  • Jordan Morehouse, Association of Education and Journalism in Mass Communications Travel Grant
  • Chengyuan Shao, China Scholarship Council Scholarship
  • Microbiology and Immunology

  • Brandon Anjuwon-Foster, NRSA Fellowship for Minority Students (F31) NIH - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Kyle Arend, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Jaime Brozowski, NRSA Fellowship for Minority Students (F31) NIH - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Susanna Harris, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Laurel Kartchner, American Association of Immunologists for the International Congress of Immunology 2016 Travel Grant
  • Jennifer McGraw, NRSA Fellowship for Minority Students (F31) NIH - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Collin Jamal Smith, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Alan Tubbs, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Musicology

  • Gina Bombola, Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Fellowship
  • Christopher Bowen, American Musicological Society Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship
  • John Caldwell, Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship
  • Oren Vinogradov, Weimar Award of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar
  • Neuroscience

  • Abigail Agoglia, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Nick Boyer, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Andrew Crowther, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Mental Health
  • Heather Decot, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Anel Jaramillo, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; Research Society on Alcoholism Travel Award
  • Shaili Jha, AAAS Emerging Leaders in Science and Society (ELISS) Fellow
  • Chris Mazzone, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Leah Townsend, Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellowship (Autism Speaks)
  • Nursing Saada Al-Barwani, Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Health Scholarship
  • Heather Alico Lauria, Delta Gamma Foundation Fellowship Award
  • Huda Al Noumani, Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Health Scholarship
  • Sanaa Alsulami, Saudi Arabia Cultural Mission Scholarship
  • Basma Alyazeedi, Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Health Scholarship
  • Julia Cook, American Cancer Society Master's Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing
  • Nickolai Detert, Together We Care MinuteClinic Graduate Nursing Scholarship
  • Emily Gitau, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration/American Nurse Association Minority Program for Youth Fellowship
  • Sama Hammad, Saudi Arabia Cultural Mission Scholarship
  • Melissa Holt, American Cancer Society Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing
  • Lindsey Horrell, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Nursing Research
  • Crystal Hunt, National Health Services Corps Scholarship
  • Minjeong Jo, Sigma Theta Tau International Small Grant
  • Sarah Lipscomb, North Carolina Nurses Association Mary Lewis Wyche Fellowship
  • Catherine Wintermeier, Foundation of the Carolinas North Carolina League for Nursing Academic Scholarship Fund; Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Masters Scholarship
  • Nutrition

  • Tania Aburto Soto, CONACYT (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) Scholarship
  • Samantha Croffut, CDR Diversity Scholarship from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation
  • Casey Evans, CBCF Spouses Education Scholarship
  • Anna Kahkoska, N.C. Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
  • Nancy Lopez Olmedo, CONACYT (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) Scholarship
  • Lilia Pedraza Zamora, CONACYT (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) Scholarship
  • Jessica Soldavini, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Patsyjane O'Malley Memorial Scholarship; Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship
  • Nathaniel Stritzinger, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group Outstanding Student Member of the Year Award
  • Liyang Zhao, Sigma XI Grants-in-Aid of Research Grant
  • Occupational Science

  • Yun-Ju Chen, Fulbright Fellowship for Non-U.S. Students
  • Occupational Therapy

  • Richelle Suttle, American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowship
  • Pathology

  • James Byrnes, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Rachel Dee, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate Research Programs, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Nicole Fleming, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kevin Mangum, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Qiang Zhu, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate Research Programs, American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Izna Ali, Drug Metabolism Gordon Research Conference Travel Award
  • Katelyn Arnold, USP Global Fellowship
  • Rachel Bleich, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Jonathan Bogart, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Karen Bulaklak, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
  • Yi-Ting Chou, International Conference for Pharmacoepidemiology Travel Award
  • Michael Collier, GSK Fellowship
  • Carla Coste Sanchez, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Scott Davis, PhRMA Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship
  • Olivia Dong, Nutrigenics, Nutrigenomics, and Precision Nutrition Short Course Scholarship
  • Yazeed Ghawaa, Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission and King SAUD University Governmental Scholarship
  • Nancy Gillis, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Tyler Goodwin, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Lawrence Ku, Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award
  • Christine Lee, PhRMA Pre Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmaceutics
  • Morgan McSweeney, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Christina Parker, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Erica Pino, NRSA Fellowship (F31) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research NIH - National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Jennifer Schiller, PhRMA Pre Doctoral Fellowship
  • Nithya Srinivas, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Corbin Thompson, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Jarod Waybright, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Pharmacology

  • Marissa Cann, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Katherine Lansu, PhRMA Foundation Pre-doctoral Fellowship
  • Samantha Miller, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Reid Olsen, NRSA Fellowship (F30) NIH - For MD/PhD Students - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Meagan Ryan, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Cancer Institute
  • Edhriz Siraliev-Perez, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Tigist Tamir, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study
  • Philosophy

  • Samuel Reis-Dennis, American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship
  • Physics and Astronomy

  • Casey Berger, Krell Institute (Department of Energy) Computational Science Graduate Fellowship
  • Gulden Othman, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Political Science

  • Anna Brashear, Fulbright U.S. Student Program
  • John Curiel, Institute for Humane Studies Graduate Fellowship
  • Lauren Gaillard, European Union Erasmus+ Mobility Grant
  • Eric Hansen, Scholars' Strategy Network Graduate Fellowship
  • Caroline Lancaster, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Gabriele Magni, European Union Studies Association Ernst Haas Fellowship
  • Rahim Mohamed, Canadian Political Science Association Conference Travel Grant
  • Psychology and Neuroscience

  • Donte Bernard, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Veronica Cole, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Monica Faulkner, NRSA Fellowship for Minority Students (F31) NIH - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Amelia Goranson, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Rachel Greene, Autism Science Foundation Research Accelerator Grant
  • Adam Hoffman, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Suzannah Isgett, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program; Society for Personality and Social Psychology Graduate Student Travel Award
  • Joshua Jackson, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Christina Lebonville, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Laura Machlin, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Kristin Meyer, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Maya Mosner, Autism Science Foundation Research Accelerator Grant
  • Jacqueline Nesi, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Mian-Li Ong, APA Division 53 Grant
  • Elizabeth Reese, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Deirdre Sackett, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Stephanie Salcedo, Ford Foundation Diversity Predoctoral Fellowship; NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Effua Sosoo, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program; Association of Black Psychologists Stephen Rose Scholarship
  • Leigh Spivey, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Henry Teague, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Eleanna Varangis, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Heidi Vuletich, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program; Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
  • Henry Willis, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars
  • Public Administration

  • Alexandra Jones, Central New Jersey Alumnae Panhellenic Association Scholarship; New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs Margaret Yardley Fellowship
  • Sabrina Willard, Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation Betty B. and James B. Lambert Scholarship
  • Public Health Leadership

  • Julia Considine, Alice D. Hamling Graduate School Scholarship
  • Gabriele Gardenal, Rotary Peace Fellowship
  • Diego Garza Rodriguez, CONACYT (Mexican National Council for Science and Technology) Scholarship
  • Herodes Guzman, N.C. Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
  • Maria Schubert, Rotary Peace Fellowship
  • Public Policy

  • Todd Burroughs, U.S. Army Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy Fellowship
  • Katherine Saylor, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Religious Studies

  • Samah Choudhury, Fadel Educational Foundation Award
  • Luke Drake, Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts Vatican Library Summer Research Fellowship
  • Romance Studies

  • Sarah Booker, Katharine Bakeless Nason Scholarship
  • Catherine Viano, Institut Français d'AMÉRIQUE Edouard Morot-Sir Fellowship in French Studies
  • Social Work

  • Claire Bates, Leopold Schepp Foundation's Cathleen Barnier Scholar Award
  • Jerome Hallan, Scudder Association Educational Grant
  • Sociology

  • Moira Johnson, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Max Reason, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Holly Straut Eppsteiner, NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant
  • Brionca Taylor, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Katherine Tierney, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Speech and Hearing Sciences

  • Ashwaq Alzamel, Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission Scholarship
  • Nicole Corbin, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Research Dissertation Fellowship for Au.D. Audiologists (F32) NIH
  • Marziye Eshghi, American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation New Century Scholars Program Doctoral Scholarship
  • Thomas Page, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Student Research Travel Award
  • Nancy Quick, Council of Academic Programs in Speech Sciences and Disorders - Plural Research Scholarship
  • Caroline Traub, SERTOMA Scholarship for Communicative Disorders
  • Statistics and Operations Research

  • Kelly Bodwin, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  • Toxicology

  • Emma Bowers, EPA STAR Fellowship
  • Madelyn Huang, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Environmental Health Science
  • Elizabeth Mutter-Rottmayer, PhRMA Pre Doctoral Fellowship
  • Kimberly Stratford, NRSA Fellowship (F31) NIH - National Institute of Environmental Health Science