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Stony Brook Awardees in the News

SBU students have what it takes to be selected for nationally competitive awards, watch as this page grows!  



SBU Grad Student, Professor Win SBU’s First Gilliam Fellowship

Record-breaking 14 SBU students receive prestigious Fulbright scholarships

Ten Stony Brook Students Awarded Prestigious NSF GRFP Fellowships

Unleashing Their Potential:  SBU graduates share how their time overseas as Fulbright fellows exceeded expectations 

SoMAS Senior Anne Green Earns Highly Competitive Payne International Development Fellowship

Alumna Emily Carll Becomes SBU's First Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Awardee



Stony Brook Named a Fulbright Student Program Top Producer by Chronicle of Higher Education

English PhD Candidate Kay Sohini Selected for Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Eight SBU Students/Alumni Recieve Prestigious Fulbright Awards

Two Doctoral Candidates Earn American Assoication of University Women Fellowships

Undergraduate Marisa Petrusky and Alumna Marlee Harris Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Physics Postdoc Irina Petrushina Named Finalist in Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists


2019 - 20

Claire Garfield '20 Awarded Prestigious Marshall Scholarship for Graduate Study in the U.K.

Senior Kiran Eiden Earns Highly Selective Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Two Doctoral Candidates Receive Prestigious Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

History Doctoral Candidate Spencer Austin Wins Chateaubriand Fellowship for Research in France

Another Strong Showing for Stony Brook in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program Competition

Stony Brook's 2020 Recipients of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Erika Nemeth Recognized for Undergraduate Excellence in STEM Research with Goldwater Scholarship


2018 - 19

Stony Brook More Than Doubles Its Institutional Record with 10 Fulbright Recipients

Three of Stony Brook's Four Goldwater Scholarship Nominees Selected at the National Level

Record-Tying 11 Students Earn Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Awards

Chemistry Postdoc Priyanka Sharma Becomes First-Ever Blavatnik Awards Honoree

Claire Garfield Selected for DAAD RISE Summer Research Fellowship in Germany

Tyler Guinn Receives Highly Selective National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

Where Are They Now? Catching Up With Four Alums Who Received Nationally Competitive Awards While at SBU

2003 Goldwater Scholarship Recipient Dr. David Rubenstein Cultivates Young SBU Researchers

History Professor Eric Zolov Selected for Fulbright Scholars Program Award to Chile


2017 - 18

SBU Medicine Student Anirudh Chandrashekar Receives Clarendon Scholarship from Oxford University

Stony Brook Students and Alumni Sweep State Department Awards

Four SBU Students Earn 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

SBU Postdoc Lyl Tomlinson wins prestigious AAAS Science Policy Fellowship

Lydia Senatus Becomes First SBU Student to Receive Rangel International Affairs Program Graduate Fellowship

SBU and SUNY's First-Ever Payne Fellowship Recipient Michelle Olakkengil

Sophomore Ryan McHugh Receives Stony Brook's First-Ever Amgen Japan Honors

Continuing the Goldwater Tradition at SBU: 2018 Honorees Ryan Kawalerski and Nicole Soder

Profile of Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellow in Women's History Rachel Corbman


2016 - 17

PhD Student Michael Salerno to Conduct STEM Research in France as Chateaubriand Fellow

Linguistics PhD Candidate Paola Cepeda Receives Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Honorees Announced

Four Undergraduates and Three Graduate Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Ann Lin and Christopher Giuliano Selected as Goldwater Scholars

2016 Goldwater Scholar Lea Kenigsberg Awarded 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Two Major Awards from the NIH for Genetics PhD Candidate Alex Bott

Five SBU Undergraduates Recognized with Awards from the Department of State


2015 - 16

AAUW American Fellowship Recognizes Philosophy PhD Candidate Jessica Sims

Eleven Students Earn 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships and Break Stony Brook Record

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program Recipient Erica Mukherjee

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Awardees Michelle Chiarappa, Ross Medico, and Sumaira Mian

SBU's Trio of Goldwater Scholars

Summer Gilman Scholarship Recipient Lydia Senatus


2014 - 15

Stony Brook Ties Institutional Record for Fulbright U.S. Student Program Awardees

Dhruv Dixit '16 Named Goldwater Scholar

Stony Brook Students Break Institutional Record by Earning 10 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships