The following Fairfied University graduate was a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship (sometimes nicknamed the "genius grant"), which is an award given annually by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to typically 20 to 40 citizens or residents of the U.S., of any age and working in any field, who "show exceptional merit and promise for continued and enhanced creative work."
The following Fairfield University students and faculty mentors were recipients of an ASIANetwork Freeman Student-Faculty Fellowship, which are given annually by the ASIANetwork and Freeman Foundation to support research undertaken in a wide range of disciplinary studies throughout all of East and Southeast Asia.
Project Site & Title
Jeffrey A. Wenger
Professor Ronald M. Davidson, Religious Studies
Nepal: A Study of the Nepalese Bodhnath Pilgrimage Community
The following Fairfield University graduates were recipients of a Fulbright Fellowship, which are grants for the international educational exchange of scholars, educators, graduate students and professionals. The Fulbright Program is one of the most prestigious awards programs worldwide.
The following Fairfield University students were recipients of a Goldwater Scholarship, which is a scholarship given annually by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation to undergraduate students who plan to pursue careers in math, the natural sciences or engineering. The Scholarship is the most prestigious award in the U.S. conferred upon undergraduates studying the sciences.
The following Fairfield University students were recipients of a Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship, which is a two-year full scholarship given annually by the Clare Boothe Luce Foundation “to encourage women to enter, study, graduate, and teach” in science, mathematics and engineering."
The following Charles F. Dolan School of Business students were recipients of a McGowan Scholarship, which is a scholarship given annually by the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund recognizing "...the academic achievements and excellence of students pursuing a major offered by an accredited business school. It is designed to encourage leadership ability, interpersonal skills, and a significant involvement in academic, campus and community activities. It also recognizes excellence of character, a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurial potential."
The following Fairfield University student was a recipient of a Morris K. Udall Scholarship given by the Morris K. Udall Foundation, which are awarded to college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated commitment to careers related to the environment