External Undergraduate Awards

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The Department of Political is proud to recognize the outstanding academic achievements of our undergraduate students. Below is a list of some of our students who have received university and national-level awards:

2019

Student University & National-level Awards
Alex Bare U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship and Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Award to Colombia
Eli Bratsch-Prince David L. Boren Scholarship to Jordan
Zainab Makky Gilman Scholarship for IES Internship in Cape Town
Jenna Pokorny Hancher-Finkbine Distinguished Student Leader Undergraduate Award

2018

Student University & National-level Awards
Alex Bare & Eli Bratsch-Prince Critical Language Scholarship 
Lilián Sánchez Dean's Achievement Award & Hancher-Finkbine Medallion
Thomas Bowman  Fulbright ETA Grant
Mason Koelm & Scott Magnuson The Rhodes Dunlap First Year Scholarship
Kyle Apple & Charlotte Gude  The Rhodes Dunlap Second Year Scholarship
Gustave Stewart  Udall Scholar 

2017

Student University & National-level Awards
Madhuri Belkale The Rhodes Dunlap Second Year Scholar
Eli Bratsch-Prince The Fellows Project - Second Year Fellow
Madison Creery Honors at Iowa Scholars
Lauren Freeman Hancher-Finkbine Distinguished Student Leader Undergraduate Award
Riley Lewers The Fellows Project - First Year Fellow
Rachel Zuckerman Jean Y. Jew Award, Hancher-Finkbine Undergraduate Student Medallion, Honors at Iowa Scholars

 

2016

Student University & National-level Awards
Carter Bell 2016 Honors at Iowa Scholars
Eli Bratsch-Prince Richard Tyner Scholarship
Madison Creery James D. Robertson Award for Excellence in the Social Sciences
Jeffrey Ding American Rhodes Scholarship 2016, Hancher-Finkbine Medallion, 2016 Honors at Iowa Scholars
Lauren Freeman James D. Robertson Award for Excellence in the Social Science
Dexter Golinghorst Distinguished Student Leader Award
Seth Howard The Rhodes Dunlap Collegiate Scholarship
Liz Mills Hancher-Finkbine Medallion
Jacob Simpson The Fellows Project
Alexandria Yakes The Fellows Project
Rachel Zuckerman The Rhodes Dunlap Collegiate Scholarship

 

2015

Student University & National-level Awards
Carter Bell The Rhodes Dunlap Collegiate Scholarship
Kelly Daniels Honors at Iowa Scholar
Jeffrey Ding Truman Scholar, The Rhodes Dunlap Collegiate Scholarship, James D. Robertson Award for Excellence in the Social Sciences, Stanley Undergraduate Award
Hannah Philgreen Honors at Iowa Scholar
Rachel Zuckerman The Fellows Project

 

2014

Student University & National-level Awards
Jeffrey Ding The Fellows Project, Stanley Undergraduate Award, Udall Memorial Scholarship-Honorable Mention
Kelly Daniels The Rhodes Dunlap Collegiate Scholarship, James D. Robertson Award for Excellence in the Social Sciences
Jeralyn Westercamp Collegiate Scholar Award Winners
Katherin Valde Collegiate Scholar Award Winners
Onalee Yousey Collegiate Scholar Award Winners

 

2013

Student University & National-level Awards
Nicholas Pottebaum Hancher Finkbine Undergraduate Medallion, John and Elsie Mae Ferentz Research Fund for Spring, Virgil Hancher Scholarship for academic excellence
Thomas J. Ewing Carnegie Junior Fellows Program Finalist