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Office of National Fellowships and Awards

SMU's Office of National Fellowships helps SMU students and faculty to apply for external, nationally-competitive fellowships, scholarships and awards such as the Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright, Mitchell, Truman, Goldwater, Udall, Guggenheim, and many others.  If you wish to be a candidate, review carefully the links at left. After reviewing programs and criteria, if you feel there is a fit, contact us to investigate applying.

Congratulate our recent student successes!:

                    Truman Scholar:  Rahfin Faruk, Public Policy
                    NSF Graduate Research Fellowship:  Matt Rispoli, Physics
                    NSF REU undergraduate research:  Nicole Hartman, Physics;  Meaghan Shaw, Earth Sciences
                    DAAD RISE summer research, Germany:   Danh Nguyen,  Biological Science
                    Rhodes Scholar Finalist:  Rahfin Faruk,  Public Policy
                    Marshall Scholar Finalists:  Rahfin Faruk,  Sara Kendrick
                    
Fulbright Grant to U.K:  Sara Kendrick, Engineering
                    Fulbright Grant to Italy:  Michaela Wallerstedt, Anthropology
                    Fulbright Grant to the Netherlands:  Kandi Doming, Art History
                    Fulbright Grant to Honduras:  Whitney Goodwin,  Anthropology
                    Fulbright Teacher Grant to New Zealand:  Elizabeth Pittman, Education
                    
Fulbright ETA:  Corinne Matthews, Poland;  Han Na Kim, South Korea
                   Goldwater Scholar:  Nicole Hartman, Physics
                    
Goldwater, Honorable Mention:  Collette Marchesseault, Biological Science
                    National Geographic Young Explorer Grant:  Dawn Crawford, Anthropology
                    Udall Scholar, Honorable Mention:  E. Jewel Lipps
  
                    Gilman Scholar:  Carmen Maciel,  France;  Manuel Rangel,  Spain
                    Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Grant:   Kerri Brown,  Anthropology
                    French Government Teaching Assistantship:  Eva Pollitt,  Theater
                    Austrian Government Teaching Assistantship:  Brett Fox,  World Languages
                    PEO  International Fellowship:  Courtney Follitt,  Biological Science                     


    Faculty: Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Charles Curran,David Meltzer
                
Elected to National Academy of Sciences:  David Meltzer, Anthropology
                Elected to  National Academy of Engineering:   Fred Chang, Computer Science
                Elected to American Association for the Advancement of Science:  James Quick
                Elected to PRSA College of Fellows:  Sandra Duhe, Meadows
                NSF Early CAREER Award:  Nicolay Tsarevsky, Chemistry
                NEH  Fellowship:  Tim Cassedy, English;  Alexis McCrossen, History
                Fulbright Scholars:  Chris Jenks, Law, Australia;   Blake Hackler, Theater, Bulgaria
                ACLS  Fellowships:   Jill Kelly, History;  Lisa Siraganian, English
                Charles Ives Fellowship, Am. Acad. Arts & Letters:  Xi Wang,  Music
                Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowship:  Lisa Siraganian, English

                NEH Summer Stipend:  Tim Cassedy, English
                Stanford CASBS Fellow:  Johan Elverskog,  Religious Studies
                
Premio Cappellini:  James Quick

                
Sam Taylor Fellowships:  Karisa Cloward, Political Science              
                                                        Eunjin Kim,  Advertising
                                                        Stephanie Langin-Hooper, Art History
                                                        Karen Lupo, Anthropology
                                                        Jamal Mohamed,  Music
                                                        Herve Tchumkam,  World Languages (French)
                                                        Roberto Vega,  Physics

                                                

Upcoming:
    February 29 -- Welcome national high-school admission counselors!

                    March 18 -- Welcome Scholarship Interviewees!  

                    April 6, 11:00 -- Meeting with Music graduate students

                    April 19 , 4:00 -- 
Meeting with undergraduate Honors students    

                     
                
Immediate Deadlines (verify these dates at the app home websites):

March     10:     NEA Natnl Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Grants (faculty)

March     15:     Spanish Teaching Assistantships  (student)

                        Whitaker Biomedical  (student)

April      1:         Freeman-ASIA  (student)

                        Schwarzman application opens 

                        Fulbright application opens

April    28:        NEH Fellowships  (faculty)

April    29:        Texas Space Grant Columbia Crew Fellowships  (student)

May     1:        Bellagio (faculty)

July 31:         Sam Taylor Fellowship (faculty)

                    NEH Summer Stipend applications  (faculty)

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