Student Stories

Upcoming NSF GRF Bootcamp Helps Prepare Students for Application Process

While the Office of Global and National Fellowships at the University of Missouri helps students across campus secure funding for a variety of unique experiential learning opportunities, there is a deeper mission to the office’s work. Each of the three advisors in the office are dedicated to helping students develop themselves personally, professionally and academically.…

Flood Control Goes Dutch

Building a Research Portfolio

Finding a Passion for Research

Four Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Fourteen MU students and alumni honored by National Science Foundation

Danka, Fusion

Brandon Lee received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics in Germany, one of Europe’s leading fusion research centers.

Taking Flight

Kobi Ioni rode a Gilman Scholarship to Japan

Ryan Branson

The Fulbright application process was very rewarding to me, even though I did not end up being selected. First of all, writing the two essays (the statement of grant purpose and personal statement) really gave me an opportunity to think about what my goals and interests were for the grant and also about my future…

Brendan Marsh

Brendan Marsh, 2017 Mark Twain Fellowship Recipient On April 4, 2017, at about 10:30 a.m., I tricked Brendan Marsh, about to graduate from Mizzou with degrees in physics and math, into entering the Chancellor’s suite—where he was introduced as the university’s fourth Mark Twain Fellow. Brendan thought I had taken him to Jesse Hall to…