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Office of National Scholarship Advisement
University of Mississippi

2008 Winners and Finalists

Rhodes Winner

Shad White
Shad completed an M.Sc. in economic and social history at the University of Oxford and a J.D. at Harvard Law School. He worked as the campaign manager for the Phil Bryant for governor campaign and is currently an associate at Butler Snow LLP.


Udall Winner

Alecia Waite
Alecia received her M.A. in economics at Duke University in 2012 and is pursuing a Ph.D. in economics at the University of Michigan where she received a Dow Sustainability Fellowship. Her focus is environmental economics.


Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Winner

Lindsay Blaire Beeman
Lindsay earned a M.A.S. in humanitarian action from the Graduate Institute for International Development Studies and the University of Geneva in 2010. She is currently an Associate Specialist in Grant Management for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria in Geneva, Switzerland.


Goldwater Honorable Mention

George Richardson
After finishing his degree in mathematics at the University of Mississippi, George works as an Operations Research Analyst at FedEx in Memphis.