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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.

Abdul Sanderson ’20
Alumnus Wins Scholarship for Russian Study

Abdul Sanderson ’20 has won a highly competitive Critical Language Scholarship award to study Russian this summer.

Katherine Treadgold '23
Treadgold '23 Named Newman Civic Fellow

Katherine Treadgold '23, has been named a Newman Civic Fellow for 2021–22. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a year-long fellowship for community-committed college students from institutions that are members of the Campus Compact.

Students walk across the College Green walkway in winter.
Geneseo Names the 2021 Student Ambassadors

The College recently named the 2021 student ambassadors, who will each lead and complete various initiatives they feel are important in the areas of health, gender equality, arts promotion and preservation, identity, or science communication.

Tshering Sherpa '21
Geneseo's Tshering Sherpa '21 Earns SUNY Achievement Award

Tshering Sherpa ’21 has received SUNY’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Norman R. McConney Jr. Award for Student Excellence.

Tashi Sherpa '21
Sherpa Named Fund for Education Abroad Scholar

Tashi Sherpa ’21 has won a 2020–21 Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship to help fund her study abroad at Aarhus University in Denmark.

Elizabeth "Bizzy" Coy '06
Geneseo Alumna Wins Fulbright Award for Ireland

Elizabeth “Bizzy” Coy ’06 has won a 2020–21 U.S. Student Fulbright open study/research award for Ireland to earn a master of arts in creative writing at Dublin City University.