Fellowship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2024-25 Graduate School Fellowship Award Recipients! We are so proud of you, your academic accomplishments, as well as your dedication and commitment in attaining your advanced degree. We also want to say thank you to the generous donors who have the vision and foresight to give selflessly of their time and treasure to help our graduate students be successful. Your gifts also help support research that cannot be found anywhere else in the region and bring internationally recognized faculty to instruct our students on cutting edge issues. We couldn’t do this without you. Thank You!

2024-2025 UNC Charlotte Graduate School Fellowship Recipients

Thomas L. Reynolds Graduate Student Research Award

Mackenzie Lail, Master of Urban Design
Adams Familusi, M.S.Civil and Environmental Engineering 

Joanna R. Baker Memorial Graduate Fellowship

Chideraa Nbubuisi, Ph.D. Infrastructure and Environmental Systems
Trailokya Bhattarai, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
Zurikanen Iddrisu, Ph.D. Geography 

Dr. Craig R. Brown Graduate Fellowship

Anna Christian, Doctor of Nursing Practice

Wayland H. Cato Jr. First-Year Graduate Fellowship

Ahmed Elshazly, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering 
Gabriela Blankenship, Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction
Sara Scala, Ph.D. Biology      

DRReaM Graduate Fellowship

Hetaxi Patel. M.S. Kinesiology 

Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship

Anteneh Tsegaye, Ph.D. Optical Science and Engineering
Sophie Sipprell, Ph.D. Biology

Herschel and Cornelia Everett Foundation First-Year Doctoral Graduate Fellowship

No awards at this time.

Faye Jacques Memorial Graduate Fellowship

No awards at this time.

John Paul Lucas Jr. Scholarship for Educational Leadership

Allison Schwei, M.A. English

Dr. William F. Kennedy Graduate Fellowship

Jasen Greco, Ph.D. Geography
Tania Haghighi, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering    

Claudia Reynolds Graduate Fellowship

No awards at this time.

Zonta Club Scholarship

Anna Christian, Doctor of Nursing Practice
Bronagh O’Shea, M.Ed. Educational Leadership
Daniel Voisine, M.Ed. Urban Education
Samantha Michael. M.S. Data Science and Business Analytics
Songia Wynn, M.S. Health Informatics and Analytics