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Alumnus with exceptional mathematical promise wins Hertz Fellowship

Yale alumnus Alexander Cohen ’21, now a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is one of 33 doctoral students with exceptional skills in applied science, mathematics, and engineering who have been named 2022 Hertz Fellows.

May 31, 2022

Udall Foundation honors three students for their environmental work

Two rising Yale College seniors — Naomi Shimberg and Gavrielle Welbel — have been named Udall Scholars for their commitment to environmental protection, and rising junior Grace Cajski has been recognized by the Udall Foundation with an honorable mention in the environmental category.

May 31, 2022

Graduating seniors and an alumna win fellowships for study in the U.K.

Seven new Yale College graduates and one alumna have been awarded fellowships from various organizations for graduate study in the United Kingdom.

Five visionary Yalies are named Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford

One graduating senior and four Yale alumni are among 70 students from around the world who have been named Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University. They have been selected based on demonstration of their independent thought, purposeful leadership, and civic-mindedness.

May 6, 2022

Law student is third Yalie to win selective Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Yale Law School student Alaa Hajyahia will study anthropology at the University of Cambridge as the recipient of a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Hajyahia, an Israeli citizen, was chosen in the international round of the competition.

May 2, 2022

Four Yale students win Soros Fellowships for New Americans

A medical student who studied by candlelight while living with the violence of civil war in his home country of Syria and a law student who spent her early years living in poverty in El Salvador are among four Yale students who have been selected as 2022 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows.

April 13, 2022

Three high-achieving juniors win Goldwater Scholarships for work in STEM

Three Yale juniors — Emma Levin, Eric Sun, and Hamilton Wan — are among the 417 students across the nation who have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year.

April 5, 2022

Yale senior, alumna win prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Yale senior Jennifer Miao ’22 and alumna Maya Juman ’20 are among 23 U.S. citizens who have been selected to be part of the 2022 class of Gates Cambridge Scholars at the University of Cambridge.

February 8, 2022

Three Yalies awarded prestigious Churchill Scholarships

Two seniors and an alumnus have been awarded Churchill Scholarships to study science, mathematics, engineering and science policy at the University of Cambridge for the 2022-23 academic year.

January 25, 2022

Two seniors and an alumnus are selected as Churchill Scholars

Two Yale seniors — Megan He and Sarah Zhao — and alumnus James Diao ’18 are among the 18 recipients of prestigious Churchill Scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year.

January 13, 2022

Two alumni will pursue graduate study in England as Marshall Scholars

Two recent Yale graduates — Rohit Goyal ’19 and Akhil Rajan ’21 B.A./M.A. — are among the 41 winners of the 2022 Marshall Scholarships, a prestigious honor that allows future American leaders to study any subject for up to three years at top universities in the United Kingdom.

December 15, 2021

Four Yalies to study in China as Schwarzman Scholars

Two Yale seniors and two alumni with an interest in fostering peaceful and prosperous relations with China are among the 151 individuals selected as 2023 Schwarzman Scholars for graduate study in China.

December 14, 2021

Four Yale students win Rhodes Scholarships

Four Yale seniors will cross the Atlantic next fall for graduate studies at the University of Oxford as part of the Rhodes Scholarship.

November 28, 2021

Four Yale seniors are named Rhodes Scholars

Four Yale seniors — three from the United States and one from Canada — have been selected as Rhodes Scholars, one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious academic awards for graduate study. The scholarships provide all expenses for two to three years of study at Oxford University.

November 22, 2021

Alumnus wins inaugural scholarship for aspiring civil rights attorneys

Yale alumnus Markus Reneau ’19 is among 10 individuals who have been named inaugural Marshall-Motley Scholars by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc. (LDF).

June 2, 2021

Udall Foundation honors students tackling tribal, environmental issues

The Udall Foundation has recognized three Yale undergraduates for their commitment to careers in tribal public policy, the environment, or Native health care, as well as their leadership potential and academic accomplishments.

May 13, 2021

Fellowship winners will study next at Oxford and Cambridge

Ten Yale seniors and a Yale College alumna have been awarded fellowships from a variety of organizations for graduate study at Oxford and Cambridge universities.

May 11, 2021

Four civic-minded alumni named Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford

Four Yale alumni are among 76 graduate students who have been named 2021 Knight-Hennessy Scholars at Stanford University.

May 7, 2021

Seven Yale affiliates awarded Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

On Thursday, seven Yale affiliates, including four graduates of Yale College, were awarded the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a merit-based scholarship specifically for immigrants and the children of immigrants.

April 26, 2021

Two Yalies named Truman Scholars

On April 14, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation named two Yale College juniors — Alie Brussel Faria ’22 and Eli Sabin ’22 — among 62 juniors at various institutions across the country as this year’s Truman Scholarship winners.

April 20, 2021

Four juniors receive Goldwater Scholarships

April 20, 2021

Four Yale College students have been named Goldwater Scholars, joining this year’s cohort of 410 winners from across the country.

Two student leaders in public service named Truman Scholars

April 14, 2021

Yale juniors Alie Brussel Faria and Eli Sabin are among 62 college students nationwide selected as 2021 Truman Scholars.

Seven ‘New Americans’ with Yale ties win Soros Fellowships

April 13, 2021

Seven Yale affiliates selected to receive the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a merit-based graduate school program for immigrants and the children of immigrants.

STEM-focused juniors win Goldwater Scholarships

April 7, 2021

Four Yale College juniors — Daniel Chabeda, Megan He, Ronald Hood, and Sarah Zhao — are among the 410 college students from across the nation to receive Goldwater Scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Yale among top producers of student Fulbright awards 

February 23, 2021

The number of recipients from Yale continues to rise: for 2020-21, 32 people from Yale were offered Fulbright awards!

Two Yale College alumni selected as Gates Cambridge Scholars

Hallie Gaitsch and Clara Ma, both members of the Yale College Class of 2019, are among 24 U.S. citizens who have been named 2021 Gates Cambridge Scholars.

February 10, 2021

Recent Yale graduate to study at Oxford as a Marshall Scholar

Yale College alumna Keerthana Annamaneni ’20 will begin study next year at Oxford University as one of the 46 winners of the Marshall Scholarship.

December 9, 2020

Five Yalies to study in China as Schwarzman Scholars

Two Yale seniors and three alumni are among 154 students from around the world who will study in China beginning in 2021 as Schwarzman Scholars.

December 8, 2020

Three Yalies win Rhodes Scholarships

Two Yale seniors and a 2020 graduate have been named Rhodes Scholars in the first-ever virtual selection process, necessary due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 24, 2020

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