2019 Winners and Finalists
Rhodes Scholarship Winner
English Teaching Assistantship Winner, Spain
English Teaching Assistantship Winner, Czech Republic
Ty, an honors senior linguistics, Spanish and classics major from Saucier taught in the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Spain.
Bethany, an honors senior English major from Tupelo, received a teaching assistantship to the Czech Republic.
Addison is a chemistry major with a biochemistry emphasis and a mathematics minor who studies new techniques for visualizing protein folding events as they occur, which he will apply to better understand prion diseases affecting humans, such as Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.
At UM, he earned a bachelor’s degree in religious studies with biology and chemistry minors. Josh plans to pursue an MPhil in public health at Cambridge and then an MD/PhD and return to practice somewhere in his home state of Alabama.
NSEP Boren Winners
Jesse is an international studies major and will use the Boren to fund his capstone year with the Chinese Language Flagship Program.
Claire is an international studies major who will study Swahili in Tanzania during the 2019-2020 academic year.
Matthew is an international studies major and will use the Boren to fund his capstone year with the Chinese Language Flagship Program.