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The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) has awarded 11 College affiliates 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Fellowships were offered to 2,000 individuals out of an applicant pool of more than 12,000. Eight College affiliates received honorable mentions.
Bryn Evans CC’21, an African American studies and art history double major from Decatur, GA, has won the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship.
Ethan Chen CC’21, a biochemistry major with a statistics concentration from Rockville, MD, and Abhishek Shah CC’21, a neuroscience major from Denton, TX, have each been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship, the preeminent undergraduate award in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.
Columbia University has once again been named a top institution for producing Fulbright U.S. Students, coming in fifth position with 29 awardees in 2019-2020.
Young Joon Kim CC’20, a biology major from New York City, has received the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.
Tanveer Singh CC’18, of Jersey City, NJ, has been named a member of the Class of 2021 Schwarzman Scholars. The prestigious scholarship, inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, is given to scholars who have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities and their potential to bridge and understand cultural and political differences.
Daniel Driscoll CC’20 has been selected as one of 12 recipients of the prestigious George J. Mitchell Scholarship. Driscoll will pursue an M.Phil. in early modern history at Trinity College Dublin.
Anish Gawande CC’18, who is from Mumbai, India, has received the prestigious Rhodes India Scholarship. Gawande will pursue an M.Phil. in intellectual history at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Elizabeth Gunawan CC’18, a double major in economics and sociology from Jakarta, Indonesia, and Zachary Marcone CC’19, an economics-mathematics major from Long Island, NY, have been selected as Yenching Academy Scholars.
Twelve Columbia College students and two alumni have received 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student grants to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide, making it the largest group of Fulbright students to represent the College in years.