Award winners 2015
One NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program winner
Amy Heard, a graduate student in Psychology, was awarded a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, based on her proposed research in cognitive science and her great potential to be a future leader in U.S. scientific research.
Two students also earned Honorable Mentions for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship:
Amanda McCormick, a second-year graduate student in Biology, for her proposal in Life Sciences and Ecology.
Cassondra Batz, who earned her BA in psychology in May 2014 and is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Purdue University.
NINE Gilman Scholarship winners
Allison Clark, currently a senior in Political Science, Gilman Scholarship for Spring 2015 to study at Loyola’s Vietnam Center.
Ishita Mehta, currently a senior in Mathematics, Gilman Scholarship for Summer 2015 to study in Peru.
Vivian Mui, currently a Senior in Forensic Science, Gilman Scholarship for Summer 2015 to attend a research program in Beijing, China.
Fall 2015 and AY 2015-2016
Conor Burton, currently a senior in Global and International Studies, Political Science and Economics, Gilman Scholarship for Fall 2015 to study at Loyola’s Beijing Center.
Ja’elle Croom, currently a senior in a Sociology & Anthropology, Gilman Scholarship for Fall 2015 to study in France.
Daniel Drees, currently a junior in political science, Gilman Scholarship for Fall 2015 to study at Loyola's Vietnam Center.
Saeger Godson, currently a junior in Global and International Studies and Economics, Gilman Scholarship to study at Loyola's Beijing Center in Fall 2015.
Alaine Hope, a double major in Global and International Studies and Spanish going into her senior year, Gilman Scholarship to study in Argentina in Fall 2015.
Emily Marogi, a double major in Biology and French going into her senior year, Gilman Scholarship to Loyola's Rome Center and Beijing Center for the 2015-2016 year.
One Humanity in Action Finalist
Kait Madsen, who graduated in spring 2015 with a BA in Anthropology, was a finalist for the Humanity in Action Fellowships for 2015-2016, out of nearly 700 applicants. Kait was also a winner of the FIG award in May 2014.
One Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention
Kaitlyn Lovato, a senior in mathematics, who was nominated for the Goldwater Scholarship by Loyola in 2015, received an Honorable Mention out of approximately 800 applicants.
Three FIG winners
Clare McDonald, a senior in Education and English; Wasif Osmani, a senior in Biology; and Stephanie Wong, sophomore in Classical Civilizations, were each awarded $1000 Fellowship Incentive Grants to help them prepare their fellowship applications in 2015-16.
For more information on award winners of previous years, please see the links to the left. We are happy to work with all LUC students and alumni interested in any of these awards. Please contact us for further information.