As roommates, Luke Guerdan and Evan Teters had lively conversations in the apartment they shared. Oftentimes, those discussions revolved around computer science. They never imagined that both would eventually become Goldwater Scholarship recipients.
After studying at Mizzou, then working in Myanmar, MU alumna Siyu Lei will return to China after earning the Schwarzman Scholarship.
Fellowships are nationally competitive grants, scholarships, and similar funding opportunities for students. Typically, fellowships fund study, research, or teaching in the United States or abroad.
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There was a lot for MU senior Christopher Dade to celebrate during the week of Thanksgiving. That week he learned he was a recipient of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship.
In the following story, I have featured four special alumni, all of whom have been chosen by a select committee to represent the University of Missouri as Mark Twain Fellows, an honor bestowed upon one outstanding candidate to undertake a year of post-graduate study abroad.
As an awardee of the 2017 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship, University of Missouri junior Jacob Waldinger spent the summer studying Russian in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
A conversation in the backseat of a taxi in India set University of Missouri alumnus Matthew Busch on a path to becoming a Fulbright finalist.
One student and one alumna from the University of Missouri are adding to already impressive lists of accolades after accepting the 2017 Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship. Junior Taylor Cofield earned the undergraduate fellowship, while May 2016 graduate Sasha Gubina received the graduate fellowship.
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