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Three students selected as 2019 Weir Fellows

Three students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2019 William D. Weir Honors Fellowship in Asian Studies, a program designed for students who have started their Chinese language journey and would … Continued

Olivia Holder named 2018 Yenching Scholar

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumna Olivia Holder will join the fourth cohort at the Yenching Academy of Peking University in Beijing, China, as a Yenching scholar. A Yenching Academy scholarship offers a fully funded interdisciplinary master’s degree … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill alumnus named 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholar

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumnus William McInerney has been awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which provides full support for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship, established by a donation … Continued

UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student receives Boren Fellowship

Elizabeth Christenson, a graduate student in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study critical languages abroad. She will be UNC-Chapel Hill’s 13th Boren … Continued

Two UNC-Chapel Hill graduates selected as Pickering Fellows

Valli (Sindhu) Chidambaram and Hannah Clager, two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, were selected as 2018 Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellows. Recipients of the Pickering Fellowship receive two years of financial support and professional development … Continued

Burcu Bozkurt receives Soros Fellowship for New Americans

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate student Burcu Bozkurt was selected as one of the 2018 recipients of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. Originally from Istanbul, Bozkurt immigrated to North Carolina with her family … Continued

Six students selected as 2018 Robinson Honors Fellows

Six students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were selected as recipients of the 2018 Anne L. and S. Epes Robinson Honors Fellowship, which provides funding for students who propose a program of study wholly focused on … Continued

Jordan Jenkins is UNC-Chapel Hill’s sixth Beinecke Scholar

Jordan Jenkins, a third-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was recently selected for the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship. Jenkins, who is pursuing majors in history and political science, hopes to earn a doctorate of philosophy in … Continued