Our National Scholars

Fellowship Year 2022-2023 - updated throughout the 2021-2022 academic year

Arley D. Cathey Fellows:

  • Emily Chen (Chemistry, 2020)
  • Shree Mehrotra (Environmental Science, 2020)
  • Meera Santhanam (Political Science, 2021)

Astronaut Scholars:

  • Wilson Turner (Molecular Engineering, 2023)
  • Alexandra Masegian (Astrophysics, 2023)

Beinecke Scholar:

  • Eyshe Beirich (Germanic Studies; Jewish Studies, 2023)

Boren Scholars:

  • Allen Abbott (Law, Letters, and Society, International Relations, 2022), Croatian, Croatia 
  • Emerson Ahn (Political Science, 2022), Indonesian, Indonesia 
  • Chloe Duval (Political Science, Public Policy Studies, 2022), Russian, Ukraine
  • Fiona Gould (History, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, 2022), Mandarin, Taiwan 
  • Karina Holbrook (Public Policy Studies, Russian and East European Studies, Comparative Literature, 2022), Russian, Kazakhstan
  • Madeline Kahl (Political Science, 2023), Korean, South Korea
  • Adele Malle (Political Science, 2022), Arabic, Israel 
  • Holly Ross (Linguistics, 2022), Korean, South Korea
  • Allan Wang (History, 2022), Korean, South Korea 

Named Alternate: 

  • Tess Falkner-Kenny (Political Science, 2022), French, Senegal 

Carnegie Endowment James C. Gaither Fellow

  • Adele Malle (Political Science, 2022)

Critical Language Scholars:

  • Hira Baig (Computational and Applied Mathematics, Economics, 2024), Indonesian 
  • Sofia Hrycyszyn (Common Year, 2025), Chinese 
  • Emma Janssen (Fundamentals: Issues and Text, 2024), Turkish 
  • Asia Quizon-Colquitt (Common Year, 2024), Chinese 

Named Alternates:

  • Ashley Cross (Common Year, 2025), Persian 
  • Natalie Larsen (Global Studies, 2025), Arabic 
  • Ileana Rodrigues (Public Policy Studies, Political Science, 2023), Russian 
  • Neil Sashti (Common Year, 2024), Chinese 

DAAD RISE Scholars: 

  • Abigail Case (Geophysical Sciences, 2024), DECHEMA Research Institute
  • Isabella Cisneros (Biological Sciences, 2023), Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Univeristät Greifswald, Declined
  • Konrad Koenigsmann (Physics; Mathematics, 2023), Forschungszentrum Jülich
  • Jack LeGrow (Chemistry, 2024), Technische Universität Dortmund
  • Emilio Rosas Linhard (Common Year, 2024), Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Marcos Lopez (Biological Chemistry; Chemistry, 2024), Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  • Yue Pan (Astrophysics; Creative Writing, 2023), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Bianca Pol (Physics; Geophysical Sciences, 2024), Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Declined
  • Madeleine Roberts (Physics; Creative Writing, 2024), Universität Duisburg-Essen

DAAD Study Scholars

  • Nicholas Wilkins (Anthropology; Germanic Studies, 2022)
  • João Shida (Molecular Engineering; Physics, 2022), Declined

Davis Projects for Peace Scholars: 

  • Indigo Wright (Critical Race and Ethnic Studies; Creative Writing), Project Title: “Abondans: Afrofuturist Visions of a Liberatory Future”, Chicago

Emerson National Hunger Fellows: 

Fulbright Grantees: 

  • Grace Bridges (Political Science, Public Policy, 2021) South Korea, English Teaching Assistant Award
  • Peter Camporeale (Physics, Mathematics, 2022) Germany, English Teaching Assistant Award
  • Kate Ferrera (Geophysical Sciences, 2022) France, Fulbright/Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS) de Rennes Award
  • Ayushi Hegde (Biological Sciences, Romance Languages and Literatures, 2022) France, Research Award
  • James Korzenik (German, 2022) Germany, English Teaching Assistant Award
  • Sarah Kwon (Law, Letters, and Society; Romance Languages and Literature, 2022) Colombia, English Teaching Assistant Award
  • Kayla Martinez (Creative Writing, 2022) Spain, English Teaching Assistant Award
  • Zebeeb Nuguse (Environmental and Urban Studies, 2022) Colombia, English Teaching Assistant Award
  • Stephanie Reitzig (History, 2022) Austria, Combined Award
  • Grace Penta (Public Policy, 2021) Croatia, English Teaching Assistant Award
  • Elizabeth Xu (Economics, 2022) Taiwan, English Teaching Assistant Award
  • Stephanie Zhang (History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science and Medicine, 2022) Taiwan, National Taiwan University Master’s Degree Program Award in Global Health

Named Alternates:

  • Emerson Ahn (Political Science, 2022) Mongolia, English Teaching Assistant Award
  • Benjamin Ross (History, 2022) Cambodia, Research Award
  • Ella Trotter (Anthropology, 2022) South Africa, English Teaching Assistant Award

Gilman Scholars:

  • Gregory Asare (Biological Sciences, 2023), Spain
  • Mitzy Espana (Comparative Human Development, 2024) France
  • Aura Fuentes-Flores (Psychology, 2024), Taiwan
  • Brenda Garcia (Common Year, 2024), Mexico 
  • Kenatu Habetaslassa (Global Studies, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, 2024), South Korea
  • Annalise Hinkle (Common Year, 2024), Italy
  • Precious-Favour Jagun (Common Year, 2024), France
  • Maggie Liu (Common Year, 2024), France
  • Ylise Minor (Anthropology, Economics, 2023), Italy
  • Dymphna Moghalu (Comparative Human Development, Psychology, 2024), France
  • Alejandro Morles (Economics, Political Science, 2024), Italy
  • Armando Pizano (Romance Languages and Literatures, Economics, 2023), Italy
  • Sophia Estela Regales (Common Year, 2024), Israel
  • Emma Shippert (Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, 2024), France
  • Maatkara Wilson (Global Studies, 2024), France
  • Madeline Wright (Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Comparative Human Development, 2023), France

Goldwater Scholars

  • Joseph Guter (Molecular Engineering, 2023)
  • Kameel Khabaz (Biological Sciences, Autumn 2022)
  • Bernadette Miao (Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, 2023)
  • Wilson Turner (Molecular Engineering, 2023)

Hertog Summer Fellow:

  • Emma Janssen (Fundamentals, 2024)

Lincoln Academy Student Laureate

  • Stephanie Reitzig (History, 2022)

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows: 

  • Nicole Arellano (Creative Writing, Biological Sciences minor, 2022)
  • Harvey Barnhard (Statistics, Economics, 2020)
  • Nicholas Corso (Astrophysics, 2022)
  • Zoe Dellaert (Biological Sciences, 2020)
  • Darian Doakes (Biological Sciences, 2020)
  • Emanuel Green (Physics, Mathematics, 2022)
  • Alexandra Hinkle (Chemistry, 2022)
  • Andrew Jia-Chuan Kao (Economics, 2020)
  • Viraj Manwadkar (Astrophysics, 2022)
  • Anna Marchenko (Economics, 2017)
  • Olivia Morales (Chemistry, 2021)
  • Alexandra Nisenoff (Computer Science, Astrophysics, 2021)
  • Elena Peterman (Anthropology, 2019)
  • Omar Salinas (Biological Sciences, 2022)
  • Jared Siegel (Physics, Astrophysics, 2022)
  • Leah Umanskiy (Economics, Fundamentals: Issues and Texts, 2020)
  • Claudia Yao (Mathematics, 2022)
  • Margot Young (Physics, Visual Arts, 2022)
  • Ellianna Zack (Biological Sciences, 2021)
  • An additional 18 College/UChicago alum received the NSF GRFP as graduate students at other institutions

Honorable Mentions: 

  • Laura Braverman (Physics, Mathematics, 2022)
  • Ananya Chakravarti (Molecular Engineering, 2022)
  • Grace Chen (Molecular Engineering, Physics, 2022)
  • Kathryn Downey (Astrophysics, Physics, 2022)
  • Daniel Eisenhauer (Biological Sciences, 2020)
  • Jerome Freudenberg (Computer Science, Statistics, 2022)
  • Clare Suter (Public Policy Studies, 2020)
  • An additional 8 College/UChicago alum were named as NSF Honorable Mentions as graduate students at other institutions

Summer Undergraduate Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellows:

  • Aida Krzalic (Global Studies, 2024), Bosnian
  • Andi Sun (Common Year, 2025), Turkish

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Fellowship Year 2018-2019 Scholars

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Fellowship Year 2016-2017 Scholars

Fellowship Year 2015-2016 Scholars

Pre-2015 Scholars