Engineering Students Among USF’s High Achievers

TAMPA, Fla. (June 17, 2013) – The University of South Florida’s Office of National Scholarships proudly announces the latest round of prestigious scholarships awarded to a variety of majors on a list that includes freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students.

“These scholarships by and large represent their latest achievements – in an impressive line of achievements – as they work their way toward stellar careers in their various fields,” said Linda Lucas, director of the Office of National Scholarships.

There are five students who were awarded grants through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, four students who will participate in the Fulbright U.K. Summer Institute Program, 20 Gilman Scholars, a pair of Hollings Scholars and individual recipients of an NIH OxCam scholarship, a Presidential Management Fellowship, a TRIALS Fellowship, a Critical Language Scholarship and a James Madison Fellowship. One student was chosen to participate in the FSU Summer Law Undergraduate Program. There are two Boren Scholarship recipients, one of whom is also a Gilman Scholar. One USF student was selected for a DAAD RISE internship and one for and a Goldwater Scholarship (Honorable Mention).

The scholarship office identifies, recruits and mentors high achieving students to apply for national merit scholarships across all disciplines. The scholarships and fellowships are specifically designed for creative, motivated and academically strong students who are leaders in all areas of their lives, both in and out of the classroom. This year’s recipients exemplify what it takes to qualify. They represent their respective colleges and schools where their achievements have been recognized in numerous ways.

All interested students are encouraged to visit the Office of National Scholarships website to find out about information sessions and to make an appointment with a scholarship advisor.

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