NINE NEW LOYOLA AWARD WINNERS
Two new Fulbrighters:
Ann Park, who completed her JD at the Loyola School of Law in May 2013, has won a U.S. Fulbright student research grant to South Korea. She will work with Professor Ho-Joong Lee at Sogang University to assess Korea’s child welfare laws and system. Specifically, she hopes to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the child protection system and offer a set of suggestions to strengthen children's legal representation.
Meghan Bradway, who completed a BS in Biology in May 2012 and her MBA at the Quinlan School of Business in May 2013, has won a Fulbright grant to Norway to study the cost effectiveness of telemedicine in treating Type II diabetes and its complications, working with the Norwegian Center for Integrated Care and Telemedicine of the University Hospital of North Norway.
Two new CLS winners:
Megan Meagher, currently a junior in History, has won a Critical Languages Scholarship to study Arabic in Jordan over the summer of 2014. The Fellowship Office is further proud to note that Megan won a CLS for the summer 2013, to study Arabic in Morocco.
Max Nordstrom, currently a junior in International Studies and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, has won a Critical Languages Scholarship to study Persian in Tajikistan during the summer 2014.
The CLS award, which like Fulbright is provided by the United States Department of State, funds summer programs for students for intensive immersion-based language study of less-commonly-taught languages.
Five new Gilman winners:
Beatrice Alleyne, a graduating senior this spring, has won a Gilman Scholarship for the summer 2014 to study Mandarin Chinese in China. Check out her blog here!
Gustavo Arreguin-Mendoza, a junior in International Studies and Spanish, has won a Gilman Scholarship to study at Loyola’s Rome Center in the fall 2014. He has also been selected as a Ricci Scholar and will study at Loyola’s Beijing Center in the spring 2015.
Kathleen Meradith, a junior in International Studies and Political Science, has won a Gilman Scholarship to participate in the School of International Training’s program in Rabat, Morocco, in the fall 2014.
Kellen Nelson-Mann, a graduating senior with a double major in History and International Studies, has won a Gilman Scholarship for the summer 2014 to study in Oman.
Tarrajna Walsh, a junior in International Studies and English, has won a Gilman Scholarship to attend Loyola’s Beijing Center in the fall of 2014.
The Gilman Scholarship, also sponsored by the Department of State, provide funds to undergraduates to study abroad. Student interested in applying should visit not only the Gilman Scholarship website, but also review our PowerPoint presentation on how to prepare a competitive application.
Congratulations to all of our winners so far! You have worked hard for these accomplishments!