School of Public Affairs Student is selected as a 2020 Truman Scholar
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Meredith Bartley, who graduated from American University School of Communication (AU SOC) in 2018, is the latest of many AU students to be selected for the prestigious Fulbright Scholar program.
Kayla Tolbert has worked full-time through grad school and she’s now studying immersive Arabic in Jordan.
Alumna Mackenzie Kelley (Magna Cum Laude, BS biochemistry ’18) has been awarded a Fulbright US Student Award for Research.
number 2 for Boren Scholars & Fellows combined
55 Fulbright Scholars since 2013
127 recipients, alternates, and finalists for nationally competitive scholarships (2017-18)
Chenoa Lee, SIS/BA, CAS/BA ’15
I wanted to pursue a career in public service as a Foreign Service Officer.
"Growing up in the Virgin Islands, I experienced firsthand how climate change impacts the most susceptible individuals. Experiencing these environmental pressures fostered my dedication to environmental activism and my desire to help those who are similarly affected. The Rangel Fellowship presented an amazing opportunity to finance graduate school and an avenue into an impactful career working to prevent environmental degradation. The Office of Merit Awards helped me prepare a competitive application and provided continuous support during the process."