Student Academic Grants and Awards

Welcome, students! In these pages we will introduce you to a myriad of opportunities, and provide a range of resources to help you decide where you are going and how to get there. Here you'll find information on a variety of competitive grants and scholarships, links to scholarship foundation home pages, and plenty of practical advice from programs and past applicants to help you put together an outstanding application.

Welcome, faculty! Here you will find advice about writing recommendation letters, and samples of letters that can help you understand what specific programs look for in applicants and recommendations.

External Scholarship Winners

2016-17 Winners of External Scholarships


Peter Henry

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Jonathan Saunders

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Donald Swen

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

George Zenker

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship



Internal Scholarship Winners

2016-17 Presidential Scholarship


Abigail Lahnert

Lindsay Lutes

2016-2017 Carson Scholarship


Wil Bakula

Olivia Barry

Maribel Carrazco Padilla

Casey Dobbert

Zoe Gantner

Molly Jones

Tessa Konik

Charlotte Lerner-Wright

Gretal Menzies

Therese Nguyen

Salome Paul

Elle Wilson

2016-17 College Colloquium Student Research Scholarship


Gia Dacayanan

Michelle Hicks

Dana Kehrly

Melissa Legaria Cisneros

Diana Marquez Guerrero