Scholarships and Fellowships

Natalia Ibanez ’10

April 4, 2011

Natalia Ibanez ’10 Receives Research Fellowship from National Institutes of Health

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                Natalia Ibanez ’10 has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) post-baccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award, which provides the opportunity to spend two years performing full-time research at the NIH. It is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in a scientific field or an [...]

Brian Peacock ’12 and Michael Thompson ’12 work in the lab.

February 18, 2011

Melissa Haber ’12, Brian Peacock ’12, and Michael Thompson ’12 Receive EPA Fellowships for Environmental Research

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When Michael Thompson ’12 (Shokan, N.Y.) received the call confirming he was selected for the Environmental Protection Agency-Greater Research Opportunity (EPA-GRO) fellowship, he was so excited he dropped the phone. Melissa Haber ’12 (Piscataway, N.J.) and Brian Peacock ’12 (Haddonfield, N.J.) also received fellowships, which finance research supplies and provide tuition assistance and a stipend [...]

Janka Lovering '13

January 21, 2011

Beatriz De Jesus ’12 and Janka Lovering ’13 Receive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

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Two Lafayette students have received Gilman Scholarships to support their semester abroad experiences this spring. Janka Lovering ’13 (Exeter, N.H.) will study in New Zealand, and Beatriz De Jesus ’12 (Woodside, N.Y.) will study in India, Senegal, and Argentina. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Benjamin A. [...]

Markle Hall

October 28, 2010

Students Will Tackle Grand Challenges Facing Society

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The people who will solve the challenges currently facing our society are most likely sitting in classrooms right now. And the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) wants to hear their ideas. Lafayette College is one of a handful of schools nationwide that is participating in the NAE’s Grand Challenges Scholars Program, in which students are [...]

Sharon Jones (left), professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Lindsay Weir ’11 work with residents of Blantyre, Malawi, to help develop locally sustainable drinking water resources within the city.

July 30, 2010

Professor Sharon Jones and Lindsay Weir ’11 Featured in International Educator Magazine

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Work by Professor Sharon Jones and Lindsay Weir ’11 and the College’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) to develop locally sustainable drinking water resources in Malawi and Honduras has been featured in the July/August edition of International Educator magazine. The article, “Water, Water…Anywhere?” focused on students and faculty who are helping people in the [...]

Bradley Williams '10 works with Jena Newman '04, senior art director for Catapult Marketing. As part of Williams' independent study with Lew Minter, Newman provided a professional perspective on his graphic design project.

April 30, 2010

Jenny Boyar ’08, Amanda Pisetzner ’10, and Bradley Williams ’10 Receive Fulbrights

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Bradley Williams ’10 (Marriottsville, Md.) believes the semester he spent studying in Argentina was one of the most exciting times of his life. “I didn’t know anyone upon arriving, and I quickly found that I had much to learn with respect to the language,” says Williams. “However, I left with some unforgettable memories, made many [...]

Lafayette College

April 7, 2010

Ashley Cramer ’10, Alyssa Batula ’09, Ryan McGinnis ’09, and Scott Crown ’08 Receive Graduate Research Fellowships from National Science Foundation

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Awards consist of a $30,000 annual stipend; Eight students and alumni also receive honorable mentions Ashley Cramer ’10 (East Stroudsburg, Pa.) is passionate about research. “I first became interested in performing research because I’m a very hands-on person, and the hands-on nature of research helps me to better learn and apply concepts. I had always [...]

Lauren Huyett '11 Receives Goldwater Scholarship

March 21, 2010

Lauren Huyett ’11 Receives Goldwater Scholarship

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Award is the nation’s premier undergraduate honor in math, science, and engineering; Ross Moretti ’12 receives an honorable mention Lauren Huyett ’11 (Blandon, Pa.), a chemical engineering major, has achieved national distinction as the recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship. Awarded for academic merit, the Goldwater is the premier undergraduate award of its type in the [...]

Lafayette College

January 27, 2010

Expanded Scholarships at Rochester’s Simon School of Business

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Lafayette has a special partnership with the business school Lafayette students and recent grads interested in pursuing full-time graduate studies at a top-tier business school promise to benefit from an expansion of scholarship opportunities at the University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of Business. In 2006, Lafayette joined a small number of undergraduate colleges and [...]

Lafayette College

January 11, 2010

Khadija Abdel Hafiz-Sokaria ’12 and Jasmine Little ’11 Receive Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

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Awards will support their travel to Egypt, South Africa, Vietnam, and Brazil Two Lafayette students have received Gilman Scholarships to support their semester abroad experiences this spring. Khadija Abdel Hafiz-Sokaria ’12 will study in Egypt and Jasmine Little ’11 will study in South Africa, Vietnam, and Brazil. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau [...]