Student Stories

UNC-Chapel Hill student wins Boren Scholarship

Griffin McGuire from Charlotte, NC has been awarded the National Security Education Program’s David L. Boren Scholarship, which supports various fields of study, particularly languages, identified as critical to United States national security.  McGuire is a fourth-year undergraduate student at the University of North … Continued

Paloma Armendáriz Ruiz is UNC-Chapel Hill’s 51st Goldwater Scholar

  Paloma Armendáriz Ruiz is UNC-Chapel Hill’s 51st Goldwater Scholar Ruiz is one of 410 students nationwide to win the award this year Paloma Armendáriz Ruiz, a third-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was recently selected for the prestigious Goldwater … Continued

Three UNC-Chapel Hill students win Boren Awards

  Rosa Cuppari and Alfredo Rojas were two of 119 graduate students chosen for David L. Boren Fellowships, and Andrew Nenow was one of 217 undergraduate students chosen for a David L. Boren Scholarship. David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships … Continued

UNC junior Mina Yakubu named a Truman Scholar

Mina Yakubu, a Carolina junior, has just been selected as a 2020 Truman Scholar. Created in 1975 soon after President Harry S. Truman passed away, the Truman Scholarship Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to college students who plan to pursue careers … Continued