Congratulations to the 2018-19 Fellowship Recipients!

May. 3, 2018


The Graduate College recently announced the recipients of the 2018-19 fellowship awards. Congratulations to the awardees!

Barrick Graduate Fellowship 
Barrick Graduate Fellowships were established by an endowment from philanthropist Marjorie Barrick. These fellowships are given to outstanding doctoral students who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship during their graduate study at UNLV.

Jessica Deberardinis
Program: Mechanical Engineering Ph.D.
Advisors: Dr. Mohamed Trabia and Dr. Janet Dufek

Lorinda Toledo
Program: English Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Maile Chapman

President's UNLV Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 
The President’s UNLV Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships are funded by gifts to the UNLV Foundation by the Frank Koch Living Trust for the research support of doctoral students.

Saruna Ghimire    
Program: Public Health Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Rachelle Rodriguez

Alessandra Lanti
Program: Sociology Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Brents

Rafael Oganesyan
Program: Political Science Ph.D.
Advisor: Christian Jensen

UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees Fellowship
The UNLV Foundation Board of Trustees Fellowship is made possible by funds from the UNLV Foundation. This prestigious award is granted over four semesters to doctoral students in the final two years of their program.

Patrick Daleiden
Program: Computer Science Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Andreas Stefik

UNLV Graduate College STEM Fellowship
The UNLV Graduate College STEM Fellowship is granted over four semesters to support newly admitted doctoral students in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Health Sciences.

Jason Avedesian
Program: Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Ph.D.
Advisor: Dr. Janet Dufek