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Office of National Scholarship Advisement

University of Mississippi

2009 Winners and Finalists

Truman Winner

Jake McGraw

Jake completed a M.Phil in economic and social history from the University of Oxford in 2013 and is now a project coordinator for Rethink Mississippi at the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation.

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Fulbright Winner

Kenneth Jones
Research Winner, United Kingdom

Kenneth received a Post-Graduate Diploma from the University of Leicester and his M.A. from the University of Mississippi and currently teaches at Northwest Mississippi Community College.

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Gates-Cambridge Winner

Sam Watson

Samuel completed his Ph.D. in mathematics at MIT in 2015 and is currently the Tamarkin Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Brown College.

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National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Sam Watson
Brandon Russell

Samuel completed his Ph.D. in mathematics at MIT in 2015 and is currently the Tamarkin Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Brown College.
Brandon completed his Ph.D. in biological engineering with a minor in global health from MIT in 2014 and is currently employed as a Medical Science Liaison.

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Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Winner

Douglas Fugate Caldwell Williams

Douglas received his M.A. in economics from the University of British Columbia in 2011 and currently works as an economist and marketing director for the Jerome Levy Forecasting Center, LLC.

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Soros Fellowship

Adel Elsohly, (Columbia University)

Currently a postdoctoral student at the University of California Berkeley, Adele completed his Ph. D. in synthetic organic chemistry at Columbia University in 2012.

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Rhodes Finalist

Vince Chamblee

Vince worked as a Parliamentary intern for the Scottish Parliament in 2009 and has been vice president of Diversified Trust in Memphis, Tennessee since 2013.