Category Archives: Fellowship

UConn Junior Awarded Truman Scholarship

Molly Rockett ’15, a political science major, has been awarded a Truman Scholarship, a highly competitive national scholarship. Congratulations!

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Lefebvre named Fulbright Scholar Specialist Program Fellow

Prof. Jeff Lefebvre has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar Specialist Program Fellow (2012-2017). Fulbright Specialist Fellows are awarded a five-year term during which time they may receive two 2-6 week research/teaching appointments at universities overseas. Prof. Lefebvre has been … Continue reading

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García Trejo joins AU’s Center for Latin America & Latino Studies

Yazmín A. García Trejo, a POLS Ph.D. candidate, has been accepted as a Research Fellow in residence at American University’s Center for Latin America and Latino Studies (CLALS). The Research Fellows program selects doctoral candidates and visiting scholars planning to … Continue reading

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Peace and Security Opportunities

Dr. Jill Deans, director of the Office of National Scholarships at UConn, provided this list (Word doc)(PDF) of “peace and security” opportunities that came through a fellowship listserv. The list includes options for undergraduates, graduate students, and even faculty. Thanks!

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AAUW Dissertation Fellowship

Yazmín A. García Trejo, a POLS PhD candidate, has been selected to receive a prestigious American Fellowship from the American Association for University Women (AAUW) for the 2013-2014 academic year. The fellowship funds the final year of dissertation writing. Yazmín … Continue reading

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Scruggs wins prestigious Russell Sage fellowship

Professor Lyle Scruggs has been selected as a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation in New York City. While there, he will be working on a book that examines the historical evolution of social welfare programs around the world … Continue reading

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Garcia wins Nathan Whetten Fellowship

Yazmin Garcia Trejo, a POLS graduate student, is the 2012 winner of the Nathan Whetten Fellowship, awarded through the University of Connecticut Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies. The fellowship was inaugurated to honor the memory of Nathan Whetten, … Continue reading

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