WSU History Student Ryan Booth Receives Fulbright to Study in India

MEDIA: April Seehafer, WSU Distinguished Scholarships Program director, 509-335-8239, seehafer@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University history doctoral student and future professor Ryan W. Booth has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to spend nine months in India exploring socio-cultural characteristics attributed to indigenous soldiers during the British Raj up to a century ago. His work […]

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National Udall Scholarship Awarded to WSU Vancouver Junior and Cowlitz Tribe Member Emma Johnson

MEDIA: April Seehafer, WSU Distinguished Scholarships Program director, 509-335-8239, seehafer@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University Vancouver cultural anthropology major Emma R. Johnson has received a prestigious and nationally competitive Udall Undergraduate Scholarship in its tribal public policy category. “The Udall is incredibly important to me,” said Johnson. “Completing all the work to apply, and then being […]

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WSU Vancouver alumna Imee Williams lands Fulbright Scholarship to research in the Philippines

MEDIA: April Seehafer, WSU Distinguished Scholarships Program director, 509-335-8239, seehafer@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University Vancouver neuroscience alumna and future physician Imee Williams has received a 2018 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to investigate sociocultural aspects surrounding families raising children with disabilities in the Philippines. “Being a Fulbright Scholar is a great honor for me personally, […]

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Student Kristian Gubsch Is WSU’s First Hollings Scholar Winner

MEDIA: April Seehafer, WSU Distinguished Scholarships Program director, 509-335-8239, seehafer@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash.— Washington State University chemical engineering student Kristian Gubsch is the school’s first recipient of the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “Kristian came to my office to talk about a couple of more well-known […]

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WSU Senior Ryan Summers Finalist for Rhodes scholarship

MEDIA CONTACT:  April Seehafer, Director, WSU Distinguished Scholarships Program, Office of Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8239, seehafer@wsu.edu Beverly Makhani, Director, Communications, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education, 509-335-6679, makhani@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University computer engineering, German, and Honors College student Ryan Summers interviewed Nov. 17-18 in Seattle as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, arguably the oldest and […]

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Four WSU Students Land National Gilman Awards to Study in Asia, Europe as of Fall 2017

MEDIA CONTACT:  April Seehafer, Director of the Distinguished Scholarships Program, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8239, seehafer@wsu.edu Beverly Makhani, Director of Communications, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-6679, makhani@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash.—Four Washington University State students have received prestigious, nationally competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship awards to fund study-abroad experiences that commence this fall. The students, in alphabetical order, […]

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Four more WSU students land prestigious Gilman Scholarships for 2017 summer study abroad in Spain; one alternate named

MEDIA: April Seehafer, WSU Distinguished Scholarships Program director, 509-335-8239, seehafer@wsu.edu Sharon Ericsson, WSU Academic Success and Career Center assistant director, 509-335-6000, ericssons@wsu.edu Eva Navarijo, WSU First Scholars Program director, 509-335-3167, eva_navarijo@wsu.edu Christine Oakley, WSU International Programs director of Global Learning, 509-335-8180, coakley@wsu.edu View this article as published on the WSU News website PULLMAN, Wash.—In addition […]

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WSU Junior Alyssa Norris Recognized by National Udall Foundation for 2017-18

MEDIA: April Seehafer, Director of the Distinguished Scholarships Program, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8239, seehafer@wsu.edu View this article as published on the WSU News website PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University junior and Alaska native Alyssa Norris has received a nationally competitive Udall Foundation honorable mention award in its environment category, said April Seehafer, director of the Distinguished […]

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Goldwater Scholarships for 2017-18 Awarded to Three WSU Junior Women in STEM Majors

MEDIA: April Seehafer, Director of the Distinguished Scholarships Program, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8239, seehafer@wsu.edu Mary Sánchez Lanier, WSU Assistant Vice Provost, 509-335-2320, sanchez@wsu.edu Beverly Makhani, Director of Communications and Marketing, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-6679, makhani@wsu.edu View this article as published on the WSU News website PULLMAN, Wash.—The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education […]

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WSU junior receives national Gilman Scholarship; headed for Spain with First-Generation Abroad program

MEDIA: April Seehafer, Director, Distinguished Scholarships Program in WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8239, seehafer@wsu.edu Sharon Ericsson, Co-Director, First-Generation Abroad, 509-335-6000, ericssons@wsu.edu Emma Epperly, Communications and Marketing Assistant, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-9458, emmaepperly@wsu.edu PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University student Loundyne “L.D.” Hare received the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for summer 2017 to study abroad in Spain. […]

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