Loyola University Chicago

Fellowship Office

Student Academic Services

2017 award winners

Boren, CLS, NIH and more

The Fellowship Office proudly announces eight new major award winners (totaling nine awards)!

Taryn '19, a Computer Science and Cybersecurity double major, has won a Boren Scholarship to study Russian in Latvia in the spring 2018.  Tayrn is active in ROTC and is also in the U.S. Army Reserve.

Vanessa Huerta '19, an International Business and Political Science double major, ROTC cadet, first-generation student and STARS program mentor, has also won a Boren Scholarship to study Russian, in Kyrgyzstan in fall 2017 -- and also won a Critical Languages Scholarship for the summer 2017, to study Russian.

Addison McTague '18, a double major in Religious Studies and English and a Ricci Scholar, won a Critical Languages Scholarship for the summer 2017 to study Arabic in Oman.

Saeger Godson ’17, an Economics and International Studies major, won a CLS for the summer 2017 to study Mandarin in Suzhou, China.  He previously won a Gilman Scholarship to study in China in the fall 2015

Anum Afzal '17, a psychology major, has won a Post-baccalaureate Intramural Training Award from the National Institutes of Health, meaning she will work in an NIH lab for a year or two before going into medical school. 

Emily Zurales ’17 biology, also won a Post-baccalaureate Intramural Training Award from the National Institutes of Health, where she will work in an NIH lab for a year or two before attending graduate school. 

In addition, two students who worked closely with our office secured outstanding opportunities directly related to their Fulbright U.S. Student Program applications:

Claire Abell ’17, a Psychology and Global and International Studies major, earned a TAPIF (Teaching Assistant Program in France) award to teach in France for 7 months in 2017-2018.

Kait Madsen  ’15, an Anthropology major, was offered a full scholarship including a living stipend to attend Central European University's Sociology & Social Anthropology Program in Budapest for a yearlong Master's program.

Each of these awards is nationally competitive, and we are extremely proud of these students.