Sixteen seniors receive national scholarships and fellowships

Author: William G. Gilroy & Susan M. Guibert


The National Science Foundation, Fulbright Educational Exchange Program and other organizations have awarded postgraduate scholarships and fellowships to 16 University of Notre Dame seniors.

Margaret Doig ofDecatur,Ga., received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship. She previously received a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for her senior year.

Lesley Gregoricka, Melinda Moranand Andrew Rupinski received honorable mention for National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Seven seniors have received Fulbright grants for study abroad. They are:

Stephanie Aberger, Cranston, R.I., to Poland; Thomas Deutsch, St. Louis, to Germany; Mary Ann Lueken, Huntingburg, Ind., to Austria; Erin Mai, Emporia, Kan., to Germany; Timothy McKenzie, Buffalo Grove, Ill., to China; Katherine Stewart, Geneva, Ill., to France; and Stephanie Thibault, Bloomfield Village, Mich., to France.

McKenzie also received a National Security Exchange Program (NSEP)-Boren Undergraduate Scholarship and Freeman-Asia Study Abroad Program grant toChinaand a National Security Exchange Program Flagship Language Initiative grant to study Chinese.

Erica Ruddy ofAurora,Ill., received a NSEP-Boren Undergraduate Scholarship toSouth Africa.

Additionally, four students previously received Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships for study abroad during their senior years. They are: Kristin Klingaman,North Canton,Ohio, to theUnited Kingdom; Rachel Kutzley,Worthington,Ohio, toCosta Rica; and Alexander Strittmatter,Monticello,Iowa, to theUnited Kingdom.

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