To view a listing of Honors at Iowa's national fellowship finalists, honorable mentions and winners from 2005-2017

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Honors at Iowa students and alumni honored as national scholars or finalists - When available, the full press release may be viewed by clicking on the scholar's name.

2017

  • Jacob Simpson, 2017 Truman Finalist
  • Christopher Page, 2017 Alfa Fellowship
  • Jill Hauer, 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellow
  • Nicholas McCarty, 2017 Fulbright Research Grant - United Kingdom, Imperial College London
  • Samantha Westphal, 2017 Fulbright ETA - Argentina
  • Jacob Isbell, 2017 Goldwater Scholar
  • Lance Heady, 2017 Goldwater Honorable Mention, 2017 Amgen Scholar - MIT

2016

2015

This year we also saw a good group of Honors alumni receive national recognition for their work in the field or at their graduate institutions. 

  • Suzanna Harris, 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Katherine Hummels, 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Indiana University
  • Allyson Mayer, 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Washington University
  • Audrey Williams, 2015 Fulbright Recipient, Research Grant - Turkey

2014 

  • Liam Hovey, 2014 Goldwater Scholar
  • Alexandra Bartlett, 2014 Honorable Mention
  • Jeffrey Ding, 2014 Udall Honorable Mention
  • Sophie Amado, 2014 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (Spain)
  • Isaac Rockafellow, 2014 Fulbright Research Grant (Ukraine)
  • Nicholas Rolston, 2014 NSF Graduate Research Fellow, 2014 Ford Pre-Doctoral Fellow, 2014 Churchill Scholarship Finalist
  • Jeffrey Moore, 2014 NSF Graduate Research Fellow
  • Sarah Bannon, 2014 NSF Graduate Research Fellow

2013

  • Jonathan Bachman2013 NSF Graduate Research Fellow
  • Thomas Ewing, 2013 Carnegie Junior Fellows Program Finalist
  • Derek Heckman, 2013 Beinecke Scholar
  • Rebecca McCray, 2013 Fulbright Research Grant Winner - Slovenia 
  • Renugan Raidoo, 2013 Fulbright Research Grant Finalist - Sierra Leone
  • Alexandra Sturtz, 2013 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Finalist - Germany 
  • Margaret Murphy, 2013 Humanity In Action Fellowship Finalist 
  • Zacharia Wahls, 2013 Harry S. Truman Scholarship Winner 
  • Audrey Williams, 2013 Scoville Peace Fellowship Winner
  • Kathleen White2013 NSF Graduate Research Fellow
  • Onalee Yousey, 2013 Critical Language Scholar - Morocco
  • Keyan Zarei, 2013 Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention

2012 

  • Suzanne Carter, 2012 Churchill Scholar, 2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellow         
  • Allyson Mayer2012 Goldwater Scholar
  • Christopher Page, 2012 Princeton in Asia Fellow
  • Colorado Reed2012 Churchill Scholar, 2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Awardee2012 NDSEG Fellow
  • Nicholas Rolston2012 Goldwater Scholar
  • Conner Spinks2012 Truman Scholar
  • Alexandra Nassif, 2012 Fulbright ETA Finalist – Taiwan
  • Nicholas Pottebaum, 2012 Truman Scholar Finalist
  • Bailee McClellan, 2012 Udall Honorable Mention
  • Kyle Oskvig, 2012 Marshall Scholarship Finalist 

2011

  • Renugan Raidoo, 2011 Rhodes Scholar
  • Joshua Nelson, 2011 Humanity in Action Fellow
  • Suzanne Carter2011 Goldwater Scholar
  • Ashley Angell2011 Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention
  • Christopher Page, 2011 USA Today All-USA College Academic Team 
  • Veena Patel2011 Truman Scholar