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2019-2020 Merit Awards Recipients, Alternates, and Finalists

SIS merit awards alumni

Nationally competitive awards offer students & alumni the means to accomplish their goals.

Austria English Teaching Assistantship

Shay Sullivan, CAS

Alternate:

Joseph Desmone, SIS 

 
 

Mica Annis, SIS
Peter Beebe, SIS
Jonathan Blackmon, SIS
Kiara Earle, SIS
Alyssa Galik, SIS
Elizabeth Hutcheson, SIS
Yamai Jack, SIS
Cheldina Jean, CAS
Joseph Lacinak, SIS
Madeline Olden, SIS
Natasha Riegle, SIS

 
Alternates:

Alexia Gardner, SIS
Kristian Gore, SIS
Lauren Morrison, SIS

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals

Joseph Desmone, SIS
Jason Koehn, SIS

CIRCUIT Fellowship

Antonio Davila, CAS 

College Student Congress Award

Sarah Duval, SPA/CAS

Critical Language Scholarship

Ihechiluru Ezuruonye, SIS
Diana Knott, SIS/CAS
Daisyareli Martin, CAS/SPA
Maria Papita, SPA
Kiran Waqar, CAS 

Alternates:

Hannah Barrett, SIS  

Evan Gertler, SIS/SPA
Mackenzie Hale, SIS       
Fatoumata Magassa, SIS     
Mae McCauley, CAS    
Claire Mills, SIS 
Madison Moore, SIS       
Natasha Riegle, SIS         
 

DACOR Bacon Fellowship

Lakka Benti, SIS 

Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship  

 

Karanina Bhattacharjee, SIS
Skylar Coleman, SIS
Aaron Mohabbat, SIS
Kenya Roy, SPA 
Ana Santos, SIS
Shay Sullivan, CAS 

Alternates:

Daniel Herschlag, SIS/CAS
Daisyareli Martin, CAS/SPA 
Serena Nangia, SIS
Jillian Skonieczka, SIS
Henry Summ, SIS/CAS
Rebecca Topol, CAS 

Finalists:

Solida En, SIS
Mariam Khorenyan, SPA
Emma Prall, SIS

Fulbright Study/Research Grant

Hana Manadath, SIS
Kimberly Tower, SIS 

Alternate:

Oliver Hunter, SIS/CAS 

Finalists:

Uma Neelakantan, CAS
Ekaterina Vasilenko, SIS

Fund for Education Abroad

Yamai Jack, SIS

Gilman Scholarship

Zainab Adisa, SIS
Jessica Bach, SIS
Peter Beebe, SIS
Caroline Berdugo, CAS
Lluvia Botello, SPA
Nicia Bottini Morales, SPA/CAS  
Dominique Dempsey, SIS/CAS
Jenny Espinal, CAS/SPA 
Janelle Gray, SIS
Samantha Keller, SIS
Shaantisofia Nagaswami, CAS
Dan Nguyen, SIS
Ksenia Novikova, SPA 
Sahara Pereira Rivera, SIS
Linda Pham, SIS
Gabriel Piccillo, SIS
Mac Kenna Rogers, SIS
Adam Segal, SOC
Miguel Wilson, KSB 

Alternates:

Noah Cohen, SOC
Ismah Khan, CAS
Samantha McAllister, SIS
Bijan Moore, SIS
Elizabeth Seremet, SIS

Goldwater Scholarship

Anthony LoPrete, CAS 

Harvard Public Policy Leadership Conference

Max Robins, SPA 

Hertog Fellowship

Michaila Peters, SPA/CAS 

Humanity in Action

Finalist: 

Frank Falkovic, SPA 

Killam Fellowship

Leah Melmed, CAS
Bitota Mpolo, SOC
Michaila Peters, SPA/CAS 

Marshall Scholarship

Finalist:

Annelise Straw, SIS 

Mt. Vernon Fellowship

Finalist:  

Ben Holtzman, SIS

NIH Intramural Research Training Award

Isabel Fernandez, CAS 

NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Isabel Fernandez, CAS 

NOAA-Hollings

Grace Collins, SIS
Rebecca Joseph, CAS

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Cheldina Jean, CAS 

Payne Fellowship

Mariam Khorenyan, SPA 

Pickering Fellowship

Alternate:

Tiffany King, SIS

Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Maria Adamou, SIS

Princeton in Latin America

Alternate: 

Alyson Woolley, SIS/CAS

Public Policy & International Affairs Fellowship   

Sarah Duval, SPA/CAS
Sarah Perez, SPA
Tseganesh Tadele, SIS
Lori Younissess, SIS/SPA 

Alternate: 

Lama Mohammed, SPA 

Public Policy & International Affairs Public Service Weekend on Civic Engagement

Hannah Brown, SPA
Sarah Perez, SPA
Max Robins, SPA
Kiran Waqar, CAS
Lori Younissess, SIS/SPA 

Alternate:

Angelica Vega, CAS 

Rangel Fellowship

Tiffany King, SIS 

Rangel Summer Enrichment Program

Janelle Gray, SIS

Alternate: 

Dan Nguyen, SIS 

Truman Scholarship

Mitchell Lenneville, SPA 

Finalists:

Noam Glanzberg-Krainin, SPA
Allison Higgins, SPA 

Udall Scholarship

Abigail Veitch, SOC/CAS

Western Union Scholarship

Cheldina Jean, CAS