2008 National Scholarship Winners

Every year, Willamette University celebrates a new group of outstanding students who have garnered prestigious national scholarships. This year, we're celebrating our undergraduate Sweet 16.


Jennifer McKenzie
Anthropology

Jennifer McKenzie

  • Thomas J. Watson Fellowships

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Will Nevius
American Ethnic Studies and Politics

Will Nevius

  • Pride Foundation Scholarship
    (Willamette's First!)

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Jacquie Grace
Biology

Jacquie Grace

  • National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship Program

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Sarah Zerzan '08
Chemistry

Sarah Zerzan '08

  • NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

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Marco Fiallo '11
International Studies

Marco Fiallo '11

  • James S. Kemper Scholarship
    (Willamette has had two Kemper Scholars for each of the last three years.)

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Mika Lim '11

Mika Lim '11

  • James S. Kemper Scholarship
    (Willamette has had two Kemper Scholars for each of the last three years.)

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Collin Siu
Economics and Spanish

Collin Siu

  • Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

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Trevor Findley
International Studies

Trevor Findley

  • El Pomar Foundation Fellowships

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Diana Serrano '10

Diana Serrano '10

  • DAAD Annual Grants

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Jacob Swenson
Philosophy

Jacob Swenson

  • American Graduate Fellowship

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Cassandra Farrin '05
Religious Studies and English

Cassandra Farrin '05

  • Fulbright Grant
    (the most competitive scholarship program in the nation, with Farrin taking one of only 10 grants to study in the UK)

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Paige Folsom '06
English

Paige Folsom '06

  • Fulbright Grant

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Lucas Nebert '08
Biology and Chemistry

Lucas Nebert '08

  • Fulbright Grant

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Tye Sundlee ’08
Economics

Tye Sundlee ’08

  • Fulbright Grant
    (to Ukraine)

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Rositsa Atanasova '07
Classical Studies

Rositsa Atanasova '07

  • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship
    (Willamette’s first)

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Jeff Weber '10
Chemistry and Mathematics

Jeff Weber '10

  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

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Anthropology

Carisa Deethardt

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholars Program
Environmental Science and Russian

Jasmine Henry

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholars Program