Four VCU students and two recent alums selected for prestigious National Science Foundation funding

By William Lineberry Four Virginia Commonwealth University students and two recent alums have been selected for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, a prestigious national initiative that helps graduate students advance their studies in STEM-based disciplines. The five-year fellowship provides three years of financial support, including an annual stipend of $37,000 and a cost-of-education allowance […]

VCU grad receives Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for 2024

Mass communications graduate Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr. is the first VCU alum and Sierra Leonean to receive the honor. By By Sian Wilkerson Saidu Tejan-Thomas Jr., a poet, actor and storyteller and a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, has been named a 2024 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow in support of his continued education as he […]

Fulbright Spotlight: Vineeth Vaidyula

VCU alum Vineeth Vaidyula is spending a year doing research in India, fully funded by the Fulbright Student Program. Read on to learn about his experience and what Fulbright can do for you! Name: Vineeth Vaidyula Major: Biology Graduation Year: 2023 Living Learning Community: Honors College Fulbright Program: Study/Research, 2024 Country: India What program/country did […]

Two undergraduates selected for prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

By William Lineberry Two Virginia Commonwealth University students have been selected as recipients of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious national honor for undergraduate STEM students who plan to pursue research careers. Aditya Kotha and Andy Shar are juniors in the VCU Honors College and the College of Humanities and Sciences. Kotha is majoring in biology and psychology, and […]

Check out our Undergraduate Scholarships Handouts!

The following handouts contain lists of the awards we most commonly advise for in the following categories: Interested? Check out more information on our Scholarship Database, check out info session recordings on our Kaltura channel, and make an appointment to meet with the NSO!

Fulbright Spotlight: Leslie Pyo

VCU alumna, Leslie Pyo, is spending a year in South Korea, fully funded by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Read on for a taste of Leslie’s experience so far and to learn more about what Fulbright could look like for you! Name: Leslie Pyo Major: Painting and Printmaking Graduation Year: 2016 Living Learning Communities: Honors College Fulbright Program: Study/Research, […]

Two VCU students, one alum selected for prestigious Critical Language Scholarship

Three Virginia Commonwealth University students and one alum have been recognized – three selected, one named alternate – by the highly-competitive Critical Language Scholarship and CLS Spark Program, which will allow them to study languages abroad with the goal of helping improve U.S. diplomatic relationships. The three CLS and CLS Spark finalists from VCU are:  […]

Fulbright Spotlight: Anne Penrod

VCU alumna, Anne Penrod, is spending a year in South Korea, fully funded by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Read on for a taste of Anne’s experience so far and to learn more about what Fulbright could look like for you! Name: Anne Penrod Majors: Psychology and Sociology Graduation Year: 2023 Living Learning Communities: Globe […]

Fulbright Spotlight: Amélie Nkodo

VCU medical student Amélie Nkodo is spending a year in Cameroon, fully funded by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Read on for an inside look at Amélie’s experience abroad so far and to learn more about what Fulbright could look like for you!    Name: Amélie Nkodo Degree: M.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2024 Fulbright Program: Study/Research, […]

VCU named national ‘Top-Producing Institution’ for Fulbright Scholars

University earns honor for the second time with record-tying 11 Fulbrights during the 2023-24 year. By William Lineberry Virginia Commonwealth University has been named a Top Producing Institution for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for the 2023-2024 academic year. The acknowledgement places VCU […]

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