Carpenter, a Teach for America teacher and recent White House intern, will study the relationship between education and poverty.
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program has awarded University of Alabama at Birmingham seniors Ashley Foster and Markelle Smith $5,000 each to study abroad.
Junior Kimberly Everett, UAB’s 2011 Truman Scholar, is UAB’s first Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship recipient.
As UAB’s second Fulbright winner this year, recent graduate Grace Benton will teach English in Jordan.
Christophe E. Jackson, a doctoral student in the Department of Biology, has been awarded a 2011 Ford Foundation Fellowship in its dissertation competition.
UAB senior Krishna Bhatt has won the Katherine Cooper Cater Fellowship worth $3,000 from Alpha Lambda Delta.
Joseph Olson, a junior in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a scholarship to attend the prestigious Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)-RISE summer internship program.
UAB biology graduate student Andrew Coleman was awarded a 2011 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship from the National Sea Grant.
Mallick Hossain of Gadsden has been named a 2011 Goldwater Scholar; three other UAB students named Goldwater Honorable mentions.
UAB junior Kimberly Everett is a 2011 Harry S. Truman Scholar, one of just 60 chosen from around the country.
Two undergraduate biology majors from UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences have been granted $35,000 United Negro College Fund Merck Science Research Scholarships, awards that may provide another $10,000 for the students’ UAB research laboratories.
Aaron Lamplugh, a sophomore student in the UAB School of Engineering, has been selected for a prestigious Department of Homeland Security STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Scholarship.