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2020 Scholars

Jason Groothius Tyler Tripp November 5, 2020: Two graduate students from the College of Architecture, Planning & Design receive the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Graduate Fellowship. Jason Groothius and Tyler Tripp received the fellowship which supports graduate studies in transportation-related disciplines. APDesign students earn Eisenhower Transportation Graduate Fellowship.

nishaingle joeyhuang paigeeichkorn katelynnclark hildanaabamega ayanabelk August 26, 2020: Six students awarded Gilman Scholarships for assistance with education abroad experiences. Nisha Ingle, senior in hospitality management and German, Jian-Yang "Joey" Huang, senior in biology and pre-veterinary medicine, Paige Eichkorn, senior in journalism and mass communications, Katelynn Clark, senior in horticulture production, Hildana Abamegal, junior in mechanical engineering, and Ayana Belk, master's student in landscape architecture will study or intern abroad in five different countiries. World of opportunity: Gilman scholarships help six K-Staters with education abroad experiences

Michael Dowd Nathan Williams  August 1, 2020: Two new Cargill Global Scholars have been selected from K-State for 2020.  Michael Dowd, junior in Animal Science, and Nathan Williams, sophomore in Food Science, are among 10 scholars chosen from a select group of universities and will receive both funding and leadership development opportunities through the program.  Students from Olathe and Wamego named Cargill Global Scholars

SaraGammon  July 29, 2020: Sara Gammon, May 2020 graduate in agricultural economics and global food systems leadership, has been awarded an $8,500 Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship for 2020-21.  She will use the award to support graduate study at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.  Read the full story: Food systems researcher, scholar and advocate is newest Phi Kappa Phi fellow.

Ryan Horn Natalie Wolf June 5, 2020: Two K-State students have been recognized as Fulbright U.S. Student Grant recipients.  Ryan Horn, May 2020 graduate in German, will serve as English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Germany, beginning in January 2021.  Natalie Wolf, May 2020 graduate in English and Spanish, will serve as an ETA in Peru in that same time frame. Two students recognized by Fulbright U.S. Student program.

LaFleur May 11, 2020: Brett LaFleur, sophomore in interior design, earned an honorable mention in the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Scholarship competition. Sophomore in interior design earns honorable mention for Udall Scholarship.

Cranford May 4, 2020: Sean Cranford, junior in mechanical engineering and mathematics received the U.S. Department of Defense SMART Scholarship. He will receive full tuition for the remainder of his undergraduate education, a $25,000 a year stipend, medical and book fee allowances, a 10-week paid summer internship and guaranteed employment at a Department of Defense facility. Department of Defense names mechanical engineering and math student a SMART scholar.

SaraGammon April 17, 2020: Sara Gammon, senior in agriculture economics and global food systems leadership, received a Truman Scholarship. She will receive funding for graduate study related to her career in public service. University's 36th Truman scholar seeks to empower women, stop food insecurity.

April 13, 2020: Sydni Huxman, psychological sciences graduate, and Mikaela Rader, graduate student in geology, received honorable mentions in the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship competition. Rader and Huxman receive honorable mention for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

Blaine Fry April 7: Blaine Fry, junior in physics, received the Goldwater Scholarship. He will receive up to $7,500 annually for college-related expenses. Junior in physics is university's newest Goldwater Scholar.

Kya Crocker January 28: Kya Crocker, junior in anthropology, received the Gilman Scholarship. She will receive up to $5,000 to study in the Czech Republic where she will attend Charles University in Prague and teach English. Anthropology Student Receives Gilman International Scholarship.