Mizzou senior Jordan Bartlebaugh says research has defined her undergraduate career. Now, thanks to a fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF), she will continue to conduct research following graduation.
Applying for nationally-competitive awards and fellowships can be both challenging and rewarding. On April 10, a celebration was held to recognize MU students who have applied for those awards and fellowships with support from the MU Fellowships Office.
Mizzou senior Xavier Billingsley has had a busy undergraduate experience at Mizzou. He has directed an Alternative Spring Break trip, served as a Summer Welcome leader and interned at the United States Embassy in Jamaica. In addition, he was the 2012 Homecoming King and, probably most notably, he served as the president of the Missouri Student Association in 2012. Now, he is preparing for life after graduation.
Lindsey Murray, BS ’03, is one of 39 recipients of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, one of the world's most celebrated honors for post-baccalaureate study. The highly-competitive Gates Cambridge Scholarships are full-cost awards given to applicants outside the United Kingdom to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
The process of pursuing a fellowship can be daunting. While applying and interviewing for the Rhodes Trust Scholarship, Jaclyn Herr says she gained an “even-worse-than- before addiction to coffee and maybe some minor hair loss.” More importantly, she gained a better sense of self-confidence.
For the second-consecutive year, six University of Missouri students have been awarded the U.S. State Department’s Fulbright Scholarship for 2012-13, which will allow them to study, teach and conduct research in a variety of regions around the world.
MU student Sammie Hill, who just completed her junior year, has been awarded the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), which will allow her to study Arabic in Tunis, Tunisia for two months this summer.
On April 10, the University of Missouri hosted a celebration to recognize undergraduate and graduate students who have applied for nationally-competitive awards and fellowships with support of the MU Fellowships Office.
Tim Parshall, who has worked with the MU Assessment Resource Center for the past 24 years, has been named the director of Fellowships at the University of Missouri. He will start in his new role on Sept. 1.