Other Awards: G-Z

Below are the KU students who have received other prestigious national awards that begin with the letters G-Z. Click on the name of each award to be taken to the program's website. Click on a letter below to jump to that section. 

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Gates Cambridge Scholarship

The Gates Cambrides Scholarship was etablished in 2001 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation of Seattle. The Gates Cambridge Trust awards 95 scholarships annually worldwide including over 40 for U.S. students. Depending on the field of study, the scholarships cover expenses valued between $22,000 and $35,000 a year for graduate study at Cambridge University in England.

Student Year
Thorton W. Thompson 2009
Ryan Limbocker 2015
Alex Kong 2016
   
Total 3

Gilliam Fellowship - Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Gilliam Fellowship was established in 2004 by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The award of $50,000 is renewable for up to three years and is awarded to support promising graduate students from diverse backgrounds who will work as teams with their dissertation advisers to advance diversity and inclusion in the sciences.

Student Adviser Year
Angelo Andres Blake Peterson 2018
     
  Total 1

Gilman International Scholarship

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. The first scholarship was awarded for Fall 2001. The scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. The scholarship award can be up to $5,000. The table below shows the number of KU students that received a Gilman scholarship each semester. For a list of recipient names (beginning in Fall 2012) click here.

Semester Number Semester Number
Spring 2004 1 Fall 2005 3
Spring 2006 2 Spring 2007 1
Fall 2007 3 Spring 2008 3
Fall 2008 5 Spring 2009 3
Fall 2009 2 Spring 2010 3
Summer 2010 3 Fall 2010 3
Spring 2011 8 Summer 2011 2
Fall 2011 2 Spring 2012 2
Summer 2012 1 Fall 2012 6
Spring 2013 4 Summer 2013 3
Fall 2013 1 Summer 2014 9
Fall 2014 4 Spring 2015 6
Summer 2015 10 Fall 2015 8
Spring 2016 3 Summer 2016 12
Fall 2016 2 Spring 2017 5
Summer 2017 12 Fall 2017 3
Spring 2018 3 Summer 2018 6
Fall 2018 3 Spring 2019 2
Summer 2019 8 Fall 2019 1
Spring 2020 2 Spring 2021 9
       
       
    Total 169

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Hertz Foundation Fellowship

Since 1963 the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has awarded the most generous PhD fellowships to uniquely gifted applied scientists and engineers. The fellowships are valued at over $250,000 for up to five years of graduate study.

Student Year
Katie Mitchell-Koch 2003-2008
Brandon DeKosky 2010-2015
   
Total 2

Hollings Scholarship - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

The Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship was established in 2005. Recipients receive two years of tuition support ($9,500 per year) and a full-time paid summer 10-week internship opportunity at any NOAA facility nationwide.

Student Year
Ava Dinges 2007-2008
Noah Lock 2008-2010
Michael Shook 2010-2012
Joseph Lilek 2014-2016
Bridgette Befort 2016-2018
Apolonia Arteaga 2019-2021
Anna Wilson 2019-2021
   
Total 7

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International Sculpture Center Contemporary Sculpture Award

The International Sculpture Center started at the University of Kansas in 1960 when Professor Elden Tefft organized the first National Sculpture Conference. The Contemporary Sculpture Award was established in 1994 to recognize deserving sculpture students and to encourage their continued commitment to the field of sculpture.

Student Year
Andrew Hadle 2006
David Platter 2011
Richard W. James 2016
   
Total 3

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Murray Memorial Foundation Scholarship

The Jim Murray Memorial Foundation scholarship is a national award for excellence in sports writing at the college level. The Murray award competition is currently open to 35 journalism schools, each of which are selected by the Foundation to participate and submit a single nominee for consideration. The award, along with a $5,000 scholarship, honors Jim Murray’s long and distinguished journalism career of more than 50 years.

Student Year
Alyssa Rainbolt 2009
Michael Vernon 2013
Amie Just 2015
Scott Chasen 2016
Christian Hardy 2017
Braden Shaw 2019
   
Total 6

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National GEM Consortium Fellowship

GEM fellowships recruit high quality underrepresented students in master and doctoral engineering, science, and math fields. GEM has three fellowship levels - full, associate, and university. Full fellowships cover full tuition, fees, living stipend, and paid internships with sponsoring employers. Associate fellowships cover full tuition and living stipend. University fellowships cover full tuition.

Student Fellowship Year
Andrew Williams Full 1996
Courtni Allen   2000
Shanice Brown Full 2015
David Menager Full 2015
Matthew McFarlane Associate 2017
     
  Total 5

NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholarship

The NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program was established in 2001. The program enrolls about 80 scholars. The scholarships provide full financial support to pursue doctoral degrees, work with a mentor and conduct biomedical research for two years at either Oxford University or Cambridge University, followed by two years at the NIH in Bethesda, Md.

Student Year
Stephanie Ann Hill 2009
Jessica van Loben Sels 2016
   
Total 2

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships were established in 1952. They provide three years of financial support within a five-year fellowship period ($34,000 annual stipend and $12,000 cost of education allowance to the graduate institution.)

Fall Number Fall Number
1952 3 1986 4
1953 5 1987 1
1954 4 1988 1
1955 8 1989 4
1956 3 1990 1
1957 3 1991 3
1958 3 1992 2
1959 7 1993 2
1960 8 1994 5
1961 0 1995 5
1962 6 1996 4
1963 4 1997 4
1964 6 1998 2
1965 3 1999 4
1966 4 2000 5
1967 5 2001 8
1968 2 2002 5
1969 2 2003 7
1970 3 2004 3
1971 0 2005 2
1972 0 2006 3
1973 1 2007 2
1974 5 2008 1
1975 3 2009 1
1976 1 2010 2
1977 2 2011 6
1978 3 2012 8
1979 0 2013 4
1980 3 2014 4
1981 3 2015 5
1982 2 2016 5
1983 1 2017 2
1984 2 2018 3
1985 4 2019 7
       
    Total 234

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Peggy Browning Fellowship

The Peggy Browning Fellowship Program provides stipends to law students who dedicate their summer to advancing the cause of workers' rights by working for labor unions, worker centers, labor-related not-for-profit organizations, union-side law firms and other nonprofit organizations.  It is a ten-week summer fellowship available to 1st and 2nd year law students intended to encourage them to consider labor law as a viable career choice. 

Student Year
Eric Sader 2012
Elliott Brewer 2019
Heddy Pierce-Armstrong 2021
   
Total 3

 

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Rangel Fellowship

The Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program is preparing outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. Fellows are supported through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. A fellowship of up to $42,000 is awarded annually for a two year period for tuition, room, board, books and mandatory fees plus an academic year stipend of $18,000. The first fellowships were awarded in 2003.

Student Year
Consanza Castro Zuniga 2019
Catalina Wedman 2020
Lilah Wilder 2021
   
Total 3

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Schwarzman Scholarship

The Schwarzman Scholars was started by Blackstone Co-founder Stephen A. Schwarzman and is designed to meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond. The scholarship will support students for a one-year Master’s Degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Scholars will live in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling, and developing a better understanding of China. The first class was in residence in 2017.

Student Year
Ashlie Koehn 2018-19
   
Total 1

Skadden Fellowship

The Skadden Fellowship Foundation was launched in 1988 to commemorate Skadden's 40th anniversary and has since become the largest public interest law firm in the United States. The program provides two-year fellowships to talented young lawyers to pursue the practice of public interest law on a full-time basis.

Student Year
Ellen Bertels 2021
   
Total 1

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Udall Scholarship

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship was established in 1992. The first scholarship was awarded in 1996. The scholarship is valued up to $7,000 for one year.

Student Year
Chenaye A. Brashear 1998
Mark D. Bradshaw 2000
Joanna M. Griffin 2000
Lee Joel Kellenberger 2000
Anna Wagner 2001
Holly Worthen 2001
Nicole M. Hipp 2002
Shane J. McCall 2002
Courtney J. Miller 2003
Trisha R. Shrum 2004
Laura M. Adams 2005
Andrew J. Harrington 2005
Trisha R. Shrum 2005
Anton Robert Bengtson 2006
Sarah Laurel Brokenleg 2006
Raymond M. Red Corn 2007
Ashlie Koehn 2015
Jennier Stern 2015
Tomas Green 2017
Tracey Funk 2018
   
Total 20

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Women Techmakers Scholarship

The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and Google created the highly competitive scholarship in 2004. The purpose is to encourage women to pursue careers in computer science and technology and become leaders and role models. Each recipient receives a $10,000 award. 

Student Year
Angela Ndhuya Oguna 2010
Emily Dellwig 2011
   
Total 2