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Meet the 2023 BYU Fulbright Semi-Finalists

September 14, 2023 03:17 PM
Ten Brigham Young University students and alumni were chosen as semi-finalists for the 2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Student Program, sponsored by the U.S. State Department and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. This prestigious scholarship offers recipients funding for a year of graduate study, research, or English teaching in one of over 140 countries, with the goal of promoting international goodwill.

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Caitlin Silva Selected as a 2023 Knight-Hennessy Finalist

July 20, 2023 01:32 PM
Caitlin Silva, an April 2023 graduate of Brigham Young University, was selected as a finalist for the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship at Stanford University. Each year, the Knight-Hennessy Scholarship grants funding for a select, multidisciplinary group of graduate students with the aim of preparing them to be visionary, collaborative, and courageous leaders who give attention to the world’s complicated challenges.

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Selects Brigham Young University Student for One-Year Fellowship

June 14, 2023 03:05 PM
After considering hundreds of candidates, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C. chose Andrew Bonney as one of 14 members for the 2023 James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program. Bonney is a recent graduate in Middle East studies/Arabic at Brigham Young University. Beginning in September, he will spend a year working in Washington, D.C. as a salaried research assistant to the Carnegie Endowment’s senior scholars.

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How Positive Collaboration Drives Learning and Service: Adam Johnson, Brigham Young University Student, Selected as 2023 Truman Scholar

April 28, 2023 02:55 PM
Adam Johnson’s passion to help make the world a better place started even before he came to Brigham Young University. In fact, his passion to make a positive impact was just one of the many reasons Johnson was selected as a 2023 Truman Scholar. Johnson, an Honors Program student, was informed of this achievement by President Worthen and President-Elect Reese on April 10, 2023. This accomplishment of becoming a 2023 Truman Scholar marks the third consecutive year a Truman Scholar was selected from BYU.

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The Journey of Becoming — You Hit Submit! Winter 2023

April 05, 2023 11:01 AM
After months of applying, writing essays, strategizing, and interviewing, students are recognized for their dedication at Brigham Young University’s “You Hit Submit” event. At “You Hit Submit,” faculty and staff join students in celebrating their applications to prestigious, national scholarships that may take them across the world. Though all share strong dedication, these students come from various majors, some of which include geospatial intelligence, applied English linguistics, public health promotion, political science, and Middle East studies.

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Celebrating the Process of Hitting Submit

November 17, 2022 05:55 PM
A group of 25 Brigham Young University students have just hit “submit” in a big way. On October 14, these students met to celebrate their submitted applications to national and global scholarships. The Office of National Scholarships and Prestigious Fellowships and the Kennedy Center together organized a dinner to recognize applicants to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the Rhodes Scholarship, the Knight-Hennessy Scholars, and the Marshall Scholarship.

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Awards season 2022: BYU students reap scholarships, first-place finishes

By Tyler Stahle July 06, 2022 02:07 PM
BYU students continue to make an impact in various fields of study – and they’ve got the hardware, awards and scholarships to prove it.

BYU Master’s Student Isabella Errigo Awarded the 2022 Fulbright Research Grant

June 30, 2022 01:58 PM
When Isabella Errigo learned she was awarded a prestigious 2022 Fulbright Research Grant, she felt stunned. For several days, Errigo double-checked the award letter to make sure she read it correctly. The news has begun to sink in, and she is excited to travel to Ecuador to build on her master’s research about the impact of land use on aquatic systems. Errigo is a 2020 Honors Program graduate and is finishing her master’s degree in environmental science and sustainability from the Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences at Brigham Young University.

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Brigham Young University’s Emily Quan Named 2022 Truman Scholar

May 20, 2022 12:29 PM
Emily Quan, Brigham Young University Honors Program and computer engineering student, was recently named a 2022 Truman Scholar. In April, President Kevin J Worthen informed Quan she was chosen from among 705 nominees representing 275 colleges and universities. Only 58 recipients nationwide were chosen. Her achievement marks the second consecutive year a BYU student received a Truman Scholarship. 

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Emily Quan Selected as the 2022 Truman Scholarship Finalist

April 06, 2022 12:16 PM
Emily Quan, a Brigham Young University Honors Program student and computer engineering major, has been selected as a 2022 Truman Scholarship Finalist. The Truman Scholarship awards $30,000 to each of approximately 50 juniors throughout the country who demonstrate superior academic ability, exceptional leadership, and a strong record of service. This scholarship is the premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as public service leaders.

As a Truman Scholarship Finalist, Emily recently interviewed with a panel from the Truman Foundation and will find out if she is a recipient in the coming weeks.

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