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Fellowships and Scholarships


Interpreting Law and Music Recent alumna Olivia Mello ‘20 is awarded as a highly commended entrant in the Global Undergraduate Awards

November 10, 2020 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

Recent Chapman graduate Olivia Mello is a prime example of how law school applicants aren’t limited to humanities majors but can be applied to all types of backgrounds. Mello graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance and a minor in Political Science. Mello began studying the two seemingly different subjects, classical music,

Chapman Alum Carmina Portea spends Fulbright Fellowship in the Canary Islands Portea taught science and art to young students in Spain this past year

August 19, 2020 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

Over the past year, Chapman alum Carmina Portea spent six months teaching and volunteering for local community organizations in the beautiful and sunny Canary Islands in Spain as a part of her Fulbright Fellowship. In April, her trip was cut short when she received an email from the Fulbright Commission in Spain recommending all Fulbright

Tatum Lenberg gets accepted into the Critical Language Scholarship! Lenberg plans to go abroad this summer, and study Indonesian

May 1, 2020 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

Chapman sophomore Tatum Lenberg is thrilled to pack her bags for Indonesia this summer! A double major in film production and global communication and world languages, Lenberg was recently awarded the prestigious Critical Learning Scholarship (CLS). CLS is part of a U.S. government effort to expand the amount of Americans studying and mastering foreign languages

Daniel Chang (’19) gets accepted into several PhD programs! Chapman alum looks toward bright future in organic chemistry

April 22, 2020 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

The future is looking bright for Chapman alum Daniel Chang, who has recently been accepted to several PhD programs in organic chemistry including at U.C. Berkeley, U.C. Irvine, University of Wisconsin–Madison, and the California Institute of Technology (CalTech). He has just recently confirmed his decision to attend CalTech. “I was not really expecting such positive

Spotlight: Vidal Arroyo (’19) takes on Oxford University Chapman's first Rhodes Scholar shares experiences from first year in England

March 10, 2020 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

For Chapman’s first-ever Rhodes Scholar Vidal Arroyo, culture shock first hit when he visited a U.K. grocery store that did not sell “Tapatio” hot sauce. “They didn’t even know what Tapatio was,” remarked Arroyo. “This was the first time I really thought, ‘oh no, I’m not home at all.’” Arroyo, a first-generation student from Rancho

Fulbright Spotlight: Carol Sun Fulbright fellow Carol Sun shares her experiences teaching young students in Taiwan

February 13, 2020 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

Carol Sun decided to apply for the Fulbright scholarship because she thought it would be a great opportunity to give back to students and become acquainted with Taiwan as a resident rather than just a tourist. According to Sun, this was the first time that she applied for something she “really, really wanted.” She used

Fulbright Spotlight: Ansley Wong "You learn when you try:" Fulbright fellow Ansley Wong shares fellowship experience

January 31, 2020 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

Ansley Wong, who graduated with a degree in Integrated Educational Studies, was inspired to apply for a Fulbright because of her passion for teaching and working with Emergent Bilinguals (English Language Learners). Wong’s coursework taught her a lot about supporting students’ needs and gave her confidence in her teaching abilities. With support from her professors

Edena Khoshaba becomes Chapman’s very first Goldwater Scholarship Winner! Khoshaba hopes to pursue research and improve pediatric cancer

November 29, 2019 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

As a Student Scholar Ambassador for almost two years, junior biochemistry and molecular biology major Edena Khoshaba was regularly informed about new and emerging scholarship opportunities. Still, she hesitated to apply to the Goldwater Scholarship, thinking it would be a long shot. “I wasn’t going to apply, but Vidal Arroyo – one of my mentors

Chapman Graduate Atty McLellan (’18) Continues Fighting for Homelessness Rights in O.C. Chapman's first Shinnyo fellow concludes fellowship, and gets hired by the United Way!

September 18, 2019 by | Fellowships and Scholarships

Chapman graduate Atty McLellan (‘18) is excited to be doing what she has always wanted to do: house people, and educate her community on homelessness.  McLellan has spent the past several years fighting for the rights of homeless populations in Orange County. During her undergraduate years at Chapman, McLellan volunteered to distribute food, water, and

Freshmen and Sophomores: Take Your Scholarship Abroad!! Check out the amazing overseas scholarship and fellowship opportunities for underclassmen!

September 19, 2018 by | Uncategorized

Ask any faculty involved in research and creative activity here on campus at Chapman University, and they will likely give this piece of advice to any aspiring academic: get involved early. For first-year and second year students, this means now is the best time to dive headfirst into any academic pursuit that might intrigue you. Though

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