Meet Fellowship & Scholarship Recipients

SUNY Geneseo students have won major external fellowships and scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate study, and for travel in many parts of the world. Get to know some of our most recent fellowship and scholarship winners.

Aissatou Diagne ’24
Junior Sociomedical Sciences Major Wins Gilman Scholarship

Aissatou Diagne ’24, a sociomedical sciences major on the pre-nursing track from the Bronx, NY, has won a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to South Korea.

Gail Cabahug '22
Alumna Wins Fulbright Award to Spain

Gail Cabahug ’22, an international relations graduate from Albany, NY, has won a 2022–23 US Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to Spain.

Lauren Goulet '22 and Brendan Shortt '23
Creating a Sustainable Food Forest

SUNY Geneseo student ambassadors Lauren Goulet '22 and Brendan Shortt '23 are recipients of the John A. '87 and Mary Grace '84 Gleason Ambassadorship in Student Affairs. Their project focuses on creating an on-campus food forest at the on-campus eGarden, overseen by the Office of Sustainability.

Biology research conducted at local wetland
Video: Ecoacoustics Summer Research

Geneseo biology student Micah Hosely '24 and Kristina Hannam, associate professor of biology, conducted research this summer to collect data on the ecoacoustics of local freshwater ponds. Ecoacoustics refers to the study of the relationship between natural sounds, human-made sounds, and the environment.

Michael Kleinlercher ’22; Tonomi Tewskbury; Jarrett Marrapese ’23
Two Win Awards to Study in Japan

Michael Kleinlercher ’22 and Jarrett Marrapese ’23 will spend the 2022–23 academic year in Japan after winning nationally competitive awards.

Three to Study in Ghana on Gilman Scholarships

Three Geneseo students will study abroad this summer in Ghana after winning Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships during the 2022–23 national competition.