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Prizes and Fellowships

Jay Rosen American Studies Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded each year to recognize an outstanding American Studies major. The Jay Rosen Scholarship Fund is an award made in 1997 in honor of Jay Rosen, a former American Studies major. The criteria are few: financial need, 3.5 or better GPA and American Studies major. It is an endowment fund and the scholarship comes from the earnings of the fund.

2020
Mara Kelly
2018
Nicholas Anderson
2013
Rhaina Cohen
2012
Rhaina Cohen
2011
Adam Yalowitz
2011
Victoria Scheerer
2010
Parvathi Santhosh-Kumar
2007
Frederick Shenker
 

Carl Smith Prize for Outstanding Student Essay in American Studies

2020
Hannah Lachow

Double-Edged Disclosure:  A Qualitative Analysis of How Female Friendship Influences Body Image

Amos Pomp

Institutional Logics of Inclusion in Outdoor Adventure Programming: A Case Study of Organizational Conflict

2019
Grant Everly 

The United States’ Vertical Border: A Case Study of the 2016 Ecuadorian Mass Deportation of 121 U.S.-bound Cubans

Aliana Ruxin 

Seeds Are Stories: Toward Generating Collaborative Seed Systems

2018
Chelsea Hammersmith   

Future Periods: Digitized Menstruation and the Politics of Risk, Liberation, and the Self

2016
Molly Henderson  

Nostalgia for the Home, the Family, and the Housewife in the Suburban Sitcom

2015
Emily Vernon  

Women's Rights are Human Rights: Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Fourth World Conference on Women, and the Role of First Ladies in U.S. Foreign Policy

 
For more information, contact the Northwestern University Office of Fellowships.
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