Goldwater Recipient Named Rutgers’ Third Churchill Scholar Ever!

David Kolchmeyer third Rutgers' Churchill Scholar
David Kolchmeyer, a senior Physics major from East Brunswick, New Jersey, recently became Rutgers’ third Churchill Scholar and in doing so demonstrated the royal road to success in the competition for national fellowships:  Start early and keep trying! As a sophomore Kolchmeyer applied for the Goldwater Scholarship but was not nominated; as a junior he applied again, was selected to be one of... Continued

Rutgers Ranked 3rd Among Top-Producing Fulbright Universities

Nicholas Hughes - Fulbright Winner
Rutgers students and alumni accepted 26 Fulbright Grants this year, the most ever in the university’s history. Nationally, only Harvard (39) and Michigan (32) received more. Joining Rutgers in the top 10 were Princeton (26), Arizona State (26), Northwestern (23), Texas (22), Columbia (21), Yale (21), Cornell (20), and Chicago (20).  The highest Rutgers had previously been ranked was 11th with 21... Continued

Rutgers First Luce Scholar Becomes Its First Mitchell Scholar Too!

Matthew Cortland, a 2011 Rutgers graduate from Marlton, New Jersey, was one of 12 students named to the 2015 class of George J. Mitchell Scholars. Nationally, nearly 300 candidates were nominated for the Mitchell Scholarship, which supports a year of graduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Cortland will study Mobile, Tablet, and Dynamic Web Design at the Dublin Institute of Technology.... Continued

Philosophy Undergraduate Awarded New Scholarship to Oxford

Kevin Tobia
This past February Oxford University announced that it had received $26 million from the widow of Ahmet Ertegun, the founder of Atlantic Records, to establish a scholarship in her husband’s memory which would support graduate study in the humanities, and Kevin Tobia, a double major in Philosophy and Mathematics from Chatham, New Jersey, is one of only 15 students world-wide to be selected for the... Continued

Undergraduate Scientists Continue Success with the Goldwater Scholarship

Kevin Mei
Since 1989 the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship has recognized the very best among sophomores and juniors in the United States with majors in mathematics, science, engineering, and computer science, and this year two Rutgers students are once again among those so honored. Devinn Lambert, a junior biotechnology major from Howell, New Jersey, and Kelvin Mei, a junior Physics major from Flemington,... Continued

Nineteen Fulbright Grants . . . And Still Counting!

Fulbright Student Charles Hornstra
For the fourth consecutive year graduating seniors and recent graduates from Rutgers have been awarded more Fulbright Grants than ever before in the university’s history. Next year 19 Rutgers’ students will be living abroad as Fulbright Grantees in Azerbaijan, Colombia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Poland, Spain, Thailand and the United Kingdom.  16 of them will be working as... Continued

Rutgers’ Truman Scholar Honored by the New Jersey Nets

Walter Fortson
Walter Fortson, a junior with a major in Exercise Sciences, was one of three New Jersey college students recognized by the New York Nets with its Nets Foundation Appreciation Scholarship. The other recipients were Lee-Anna John and Tiffanie Serritella, both studying at Ramapo College of New Jersey. The recipients were selected on the basis of their academic achievement and commitment to community... Continued

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  • March 3, 2014 Udall Scholarship
  • March 4, 2014 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
  • May 31, 2014 Saltire Scholarship