Thanks to his work with the Fellowships Office, MU School of Law Professor Ben Trachtenberg interacts regularly with undergraduates despite not teaching any undergraduate courses.
Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields. The Program operates in over 155 countries worldwide. Twelve Mizzou students were among the semifinalists for a 2015 Fulbright Scholarship, including four named as alternates.
Emily Waggoner has come a long way since being diagnosed with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa as a high school freshman. Now, Waggoner is concluding her junior year at Mizzou, a year highlighted by her selection as a Truman Scholar.
On the day before Spring Break, Jessica Anania was summoned to the office of MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin. A few days earlier Anania had interviewed for the Mark Twain Fellowship and she thought the meeting with Loftin was to answer follow-up questions before the final selection was made. However, upon arriving at Loftin’s office, the chancellor congratulated her on being the award’s recipient.
The University of Missouri nominated four students—the maximum permitted—for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and all four received recognition from the Goldwater Foundation.
Friday, October 23rd
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship recognizes current sophomores and juniors who have outstanding potential and intend to pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.
Thursday, October 22 (1:00-4:00pm)
Student Center 2206A
These information sessions will introduce students to various fellowship opportunities. All students, first year through seniors, are encouraged to attend.
October 26-30, 2015
Applications to the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) are due October 26 - 30 (deadline varies according to field of study).