JCU alums have had great success with nationally competitive fellowships, scholarships and internships.  Here are a few recent success stories from JCU graduates and current students:

Fulbright Fellowships:

John Carroll University graduate Diana Naoum ’14 has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright teaching assistantship in Turkey for the 2014–2015 academic year.

Naoum is from Solon, Ohio and graduated with a degree in Political Science. She is now teaching English to students in a new university being established by the Turkish Higher Education Council.

For more, see the press release here: http://sites.jcu.edu/newsroom/2014/04/29/jcu-student-awarded-fulbright-teach-turkey/

Other students who have received Fulbrights to teach abroad in past years include:

  • Jack Morton, Ukraine (2013)
  • Roberto Santosdiaz, South Korea (2012)
  • Kelly Crawford, South Korea (2011)
  • Matthew Joyce, China (2011)
  • Josh Marcin, El Salvador (2010)
  • Dina Baky, France (2010)

Gilman Fellowships:

Two JCU students have been awarded Gilman Fellowships to study abroad for Spring semester 2015:

  • Anthony Elkadi ’16 will study at the Universidad del Pacifico, Peru.



  • Hannah Patterson ’16 will study at the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies, China.

Other JCU students who have received Gilman awards to study abroad in past years include:

  • Mariah White, ’15, National University of Ireland, Maynooth
  • Jennifer Tran, China
  • Andre Louie,  England
  • Donovan Durr, South Korea

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Fellowships:

Jacqueline Wyman ’12 (2012-13)

Émigré Memorial German Internship Program:

Michael Paskert ’14 (2012-2013)