Graduate Student Awards

Anderson, Kelly

  • 2016: National Security Education Program (NSEP) David L. Boren Fellowship.
  • 2016: African Flagship Languages Initiative (AFLI) in Portuguese.
  • 2016: Student Research Award from the Human Dimensions of Global Change Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers.
  • 2016: Honorable Mention National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
  • 2014: College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's Fellowship.

Brown, Meredith G. L.

  • 2017: Department of Geographical Sciences O.E. Baker Award.
  • 2014: Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's Fellowship.

Bruchman, Caroline

  • 2017: Department of Geographical Sciences' Brian Melchior Award.

Cao, Yanjia

  • 2017: Department of Geographical Sciences Excellence in Graduate Research Award.
  • 2016: AAG Melinda S. Meade Graduate Student Travel Award of the Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group.
  • 2015: College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's Fellowship.

Cooper, Matthew

  • 2017: IFPRI GCAN Student Challenge Award.
  • 2017: Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's Fellowship.
  • 2014: West African Research Association Pre-Doctoral Fellowship.

He, Jiaying

  • 2017: NASA ASFC Travel Award.
  • 2014: Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's Fellowship.

Hoffman-Hall, Amanda

  • 2017: University of Maryland Department of Geographical Sciences Excellence in Graduate Research (3rd Place).
  • 2015: University of Maryland Department of Geographical Sciences Outstanding Teaching Assistant .
  • 2012: University of Maryland Athletics Most Valuable Professor.
  • 2011: University of Oklahoma Department of Geography Clyde Bollinger Award.
  • 2011: Association of College Rowing Coaches Scholar Athlete Award.

Lamb, Rachel

  • 2017: SESYNC Graduate Student Research Fellow (supported Graduate Pursuit 2017-2019).
  • 2016: University of Maryland Flagship Fellowship.
  • 2016: Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's Fellowship.

Lasko, Kristofer

  • 2017: 2nd place poster at UMD graduate research appreciation day.
  • 2016: ASEE SMART scholarship/fellowship.
  • 2016: Council on the Environment, Green Fund Fellowship.
  • 2014: NASA/UVA Travel grant: ISSCENS.
  • 2012: Gonfalon Carrier, Dept. of Geography, University of Maryland.
  • 2011: Education abroad scholarship: Croatia.

O'Leary, Donal

  • 2017: Graduate Research Fellow - National Science Foundation.
  • 2016: Outstanding Graduate, Geography Department - Western Washington University.
  • 2015: Young Leaders in Climate Change Fellow - National Park Service.
  • 2013: Magna Cum Laude - Colorado State Univeristy.
  • 2012: Outstanding Staff Member in Support of the Volunteer Office - Rocky Mountain National Park.
  • 2011: Dave Cole Scholarship - Big Thompson Watershed Forum.
  • 2004: Physics All American - American Physical Society.
  • 2004: Michigan Math Prize - Mathematical Association of America.

Rao, Yuhan (Douglas)

  • 2017: National Center for Atmospheric Research Graduate Student Research Fellowship.
  • 2016: Department of Geographical Sciences O.E. Baker Award.

Rappaport, Danielle

  • 2016: Doctoral Dissertation Enrichment Grant, National Science Foundation.
  • 2016: Earth and Space Science Fellowship, NASA.
  • 2016: Predoctoral Fellowship, Ford Foundation.
  • 2014: Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's Fellowship, University of Maryland.

Sandler, Austin

  • Behavioral and Social Sciences Dean's Fellowship, University of Maryland.
  • Comprehensive Funding Award, University of Wyoming.
  • Certificate of Academic Excellence in Economics, University of Iowa.
  • Economics Faculty Recognition Scholarship, University of Iowa.
  • Rhodes Dunlap Scholarship, University of Iowa.

Santamaría Artigas, Andrés

  • 2016: Department of Geographical Sciences Excellence in Graduate Research 2nd place Award..