Six University of Notre Dame students were named Gilman Scholars for the summer 2019 academic cycle, tying a University document for the most Gilman Scholars in a single academic cycle and putting a University file for the most Gilman Scholars in a single academic 12 months with 15.
The preceding University report for the maximum Gilman Scholars in an unmarried educational 12 months become 8.
Among the winners:
• Junior Kaisha Age, of New Orleans, Louisiana, will examine in Toledo, Spain. Age is a Spanish important with a supplementary major in pre-health studies.
• Sophomore Daniel Mikovits, of Spring Arbor, Michigan, will have a look at in Dublin via Notre Dame International’s (NDI) Dublin Summer Program. Mikovits is an electrical engineering foremost with a minor in power studies. He is a Grand Challenges Scholar.
• Sophomore Devon Ngo, of Charlotte, North Carolina, will study in London through NDI’s London Summer Program. Ngo is a chemical engineering most important. He is a QuestBridge Scholar and a Building Bridges mentee.
• Junior Kendrick Peterson, of Las Vegas, will look at in Greece. Peterson is a political science most important with minors in enterprise economics and public coverage. He is a QuestBridge and Gates Millennium pupil and a Building Bridges mentee.
• Sophomore Sarah Price, of Mount Laurel, New Jersey, will examine in China thru NDI’s Global Professional Experience Program. Price is an economics major with minors in international development studies and sociology.
• Junior Natalie Stevens, of Moorestown, New Jersey, will look at in the Czech Republic via the Council on International Educational Exchange. Stevens is a psychology primary with a minor in education, college and society.
In applying for the scholarship, the students worked carefully with the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE), which promotes the highbrow development of Notre Dame undergraduates via scholarly engagement, studies, creative endeavors and the pursuit of fellowships.
“Congratulations to this 12 months’s Gilman Scholarship recipients, and thanks to CUSE group member Elise Rudt for steering them through the application method,” Jeffrey Thibert, the Paul and Maureen Stefanick Director of CUSE, said. “The recent uptick in Notre Dame Gilman recipients is due each to Elise’s outreach and advising efforts and to the thoughtfulness with which our college students method the robust study overseas experiences that have been curated with the aid of Notre Dame International.”
Sponsored through the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Gilman Scholarship helps American undergraduate college students of restrained monetary approach look at or intern abroad with as much as $5,000 in economic assistance for program charges plus extra funding for the examine of a crucial language distant places.