Scholarships and Fellowships

2011 - 2012 University of Pittsburgh
National Scholarship Winners

The Rhodes Scholarship

Cory Rodgers Rodgers will seek to incorporate anthropological, cross-cultural, and human rights frameworks into an interdisciplinary approach to designing participatory health programs. Read More...

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Boren Awards for International Study

The following students have been offered Boren Scholarships. Final award decisions will be announced formally later this year.

Noah Haibach
Arielle Ross
Devani Whitehead

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Patrick Musgrave Musgrave will be researching methods to optimize a prototype designed to harvest energy from footsteps. Read More...

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The Fulbright US Student Program

The following students have been offered Fulbright grants. Final award decisions will be announced formally later this year.

Bryanna Gallagher
Karina Goulordava
Mark Kozlowski
Lindsay Kramer
Raaka Kumbhakar
Diane Manovich
Colleen O'Conner
Sara Jayne Poletti
Alek Suni

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The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Naomi Latorraca Latorraca plans to pursue a PhD in biochemistry or biophysics that interfaces with the areas of computational and experimental biology. Read More...

Paras Minhas A member of Pitt’s William Pitt Debating Union, Minhas earned the College Examination Debate Association Summa Cum Laude Debate Scholar award in 2011. Read More...

Matthew Schaff An intern/contractor at The Foundation for Biomedical Research in Washington, D.C., Schaff inaugurated the “Research Outreach Initiative,” which encourages scientists to perform K-12 outreach. Read More...

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Humanity In Action

Ryan Gayman [Gayman] cocreated Real Saturdays Refugee Boys Club, a weekend program that focuses on the development of social and personal skills of Somali Bantu refugee boys. Read More...

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The Udall Scholarship

Keely McCaskie Active in public service, McCaskie founded and served as president of Student Allies Intergroup Dialogue, an organization that hosted workshops for students about social injustice and oppression. Read More...

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The Whitaker International Fellowship

Wayne Dailey The goal of Dailey’s project is the development and clinical evaluation of a robotic hand module to help recovering stroke victims. Read More...

Laura Dempsey Dempsey graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in bioengineering from the Swanson School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in studio arts with a minor in chemistry from Pitt’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Read More...

Danielle Rager Rager, of Olney, Md., will travel with her Whitaker to Sydney, Australia, where she will work with Richard Vickery, senior lecturer in the Department of Physiology in the School of Medical Sciences at the University of New South Wales. Read More...

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Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship for Aspiring Teachers of Color

Christell Boyd-Abner A first-generation college student, Boyd-Abner is an active member of Pitt’s Reaching Inside of Yourself for Excellence (RISE) Mentoring Program, which works to boost retention and graduation rates of underrepresented groups in postsecondary institutions. Read More...

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Critical Language Scholarships

The Winston Churchill Foundation Scholarship

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship

The Gilman Scholarship

The Marshall Scholarship

The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

The Rhodes Scholarship

Rotary One-Year Ambassadorial Scholarship

Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship

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