Prestigious Scholarship Recipients


Paul Bergen selected for prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Patrick Donnan named Barry M. Goldwater Scholar

Azeem Ahmed named Harry S. Truman Scholar

Marian Royston awarded the Mitchell Scholarship

Ashton Richardson named Rhodes Scholar finalist

Samantha Lopez awarded Fulbright Scholarship

James Barnett awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Kyle Owens awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Stuart Ferguson awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Lauren McManus named NSF Graduate Research Fellow


Honors College graduate, Erica Meissner, awarded NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship to study at Cambridge University

Honors College graduates, Matthew Ramirez, Bianca Williams and Devin Kalafut awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
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Auburn University senior, Paul Bergen, awarded Fulbright Scholarship to study in Germany

Auburn University senior, Hanna Gordon, awarded Fulbright – French Ministry of Education English Teaching Assistantship

Junior Chemical Engineering major James Kaczmarek selected as Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention

Two Auburn University students awarded Gilman Scholarships for Study Abroad
Krissy Voss - Brad Davis SEC Community Service Award and Rhodes Scholarship Finalist

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Krissy Voss was awarded the Brad David Community Service Award by the SEC for the 2009-2010 school year. Not only is this a great distinction awarded to only two student athletes in the SEC but includes a post-graduate scholarship for her further study in the medical field. Krissy was also a recipient of the Dan L. Philen endowed scholarship for chemistry at Auburn in 2009 and was named an Academic Top Tiger at Auburn for four years. She is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Chi Alpha Sigma, the Golden Key International Honor Society, the Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities and was a Rhodes Scholarship finalist fall 2010. Krissy is a four-year letter winner for the Tigers, and was named the 2010 SEC Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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Jordan Anderson – Rhodes Scholarship

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Auburn University student Jordan Anderson was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship to conduct graduate studies in global health science at the University of Oxford. Jordan majored in Biological sciences and conducted organic chemistry research on the phototyzing effects of UV light on the eye. A member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi, on top of his academic accomplishments, Jordan was a four-year member and captain of the national championship Auburn University swim team. In the spring of 2010, Jordan was named to the USA Today Academic All USA 2nd Team.

http://wireeagle.auburn.edu/news/1285
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Lauren Hayes – Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship

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Lauren Hayes, a spring 2009 Auburn University graduate and former Student Government Association President, won a Rotary Scholarship to attend Cambridge University during academic year 2010-2011. While at Cambridge, Lauren pursued a master of philosophy (M.Phil.) degree in education with a focus on politics, development, and democratic education. A 2009 USA Today Academic All USA 2nd Team member and a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Lauren recently completed her graduate work at Cambridge and has taken a job as an advocate for charter schools in Tennessee.

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Emily Brennan – Barry M. Goldwater Scholar

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Emily Brennan, class of 2012, has been chosen as a 2011 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. She is one of only 300 students in the United States to receive this distinction. Emily has participated in undergraduate research in the Department of Biological Sciences. She is an animal science major and hopes to enroll in veterinary school. Brennan is a member of the Auburn University Honors College and Phi Kappa Phi. She is secretary of the College of Agriculture Ambassadors; president of the Auburn Rowing Club; and a member of the Auburn Undergraduates Committed to Veterinary Medical Bioscience Research and Training program.

http://wireeagle.auburn.edu/news/2330
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Bianca Williams – Barry M. Goldwater Honorable Mention

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Bianca Williams was one of only 50 students nationally to receive the distinction of receiving a Goldwater honorable mention. While at Auburn Bianca has conducted research on heart repair and lost or damaged cardiac cells. She is one of 20 students to receive an Auburn Undergraduate Research Fellowship. She tutors for Auburn's AT&T Minority Engineering Program and is treasurer and national convention chairperson for the National Society of Black Engineers.

http://wireeagle.auburn.edu/news/2330
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Dan Mazzaferro and Erica Meissner – 2011 H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athletes of the Year

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David Harris – Gates Cambridge Scholarship

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David Harris, a 2011 graduate in chemical engineering was the recipient of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship. He plans to pursue a Masters in Advanced Chemical Engineering at Cambridge. Harris was one of the 30 students chosen to be a Gates Cambridge Scholar nationwide. David has been conducting research under the tutelage of Auburn Chemical Engineering professor Dr. Mark Byrne in the area of polymer engineering and medical devices. David's previous awards include the Goldwater Scholarship, the Phi Kappa Phi Susan Stacey Entrenkin Yates Award for most outstanding junior at Auburn, and an Auburn University Competitive Undergraduate Research Fellowship. After receiving his MS, he plans to pursue an MD/Ph.D.

http://www.eng.auburn.edu/chen/about/spotlight/spotlight-on-david-harris.html
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Helen Hunter Robertson – Fulbright teaching assistantship

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Helen Hunter Robertson graduated as a foreign language education major emphasizing in French. A Fulbright-French Ministry of Education Teaching Assistantship enabled Robertson to fully immerse herself in the French language and culture at the Academie de Toulouse during the 2010-2011 academic year. A member of Phi Kappa Phi, Helen plans to enter graduate school in the fall of 2011.

http://www.education.auburn.edu/news/2010/april/robertson.html
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Nathan Warner – Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Scholarship

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Nathan Warner, a biosystems engineering student in Auburn University's Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has been selected as one of 80 recipients from 61 universities for a Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Scholarship for Excellence in National Environmental Policy. Scholars were selected on the basis of commitment to careers in the environment, health care or tribal public policy; leadership potential; and academic achievement. Nathan, who is also pursuing a minor in sustainability, is strongly committed to alleviating poverty, which complements his dedication to a sustainable environment. The focus of his honors thesis is the provision of safe water and sanitation to those most affected by poverty and hunger. He is a member of the Honors College, the Committee of 19 and co-founder of the Auburn chapter of "Engineers without Borders." Warner will use the $5,000 Udall Scholarship to fund his senior year at Auburn.

http://wireeagle.auburn.edu/news/2332
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Last Updated: April 17, 2014