Over the past two decades, Roanoke College students have earned the following honors:
- 22 Fulbrights
- 16 Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships
- 9 US-UK Fulbright Summer Institute awards
- 9 Freeman Asia scholarships
- 4 Japanese Exchange Teaching (JET) award
- 4 Barry S. Goldwater Scholarships
- 3 Rotary International Scholarship
- 1 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)
- 1 Harry S. Truman Scholarship
- 1 Marshall Scholarship finalist
- 1 Rhodes Scholar finalist
Top Fulbright Producing Institution
Roanoke College was one of the nation's top producers of Fulbright U.S. students for 2017-18 and is the only school on the list for bachelor's degree institutions in Virginia. Roanoke students have been awarded at least one Fulbright in each of the past few years with a record six students for 2017-18, three in 2018-19 and another three in 2021-22.
George Kendall ’23 will serve as a cultural ambassador during a year dedicated to living and working in the North Rhine-Westphalia region.
New experiences and perspectives await Rebecca Dance '23 as she prepares to spend a year abroad teaching.
The fellowship will allow Professor Flores-Silva to dedicate a semester to cross-cultural teaching, writing and community building.
See how Erin Keating won a Fulbright Scholarship to study Shakespeare in the UK, making her one of only a handful of students in the country to be selected for the program.
Prestigious national and international scholarships and fellowships provide opportunities to expand your horizons, to broaden your knowledge, and to increase your value as a future employee or advanced-degree candidate.
In general, successful candidates for these awards have a record of outstanding academic achievement, substantive leadership, and, for some awards, community involvement. The awards seek students who will be future leaders in their fields, agents of change who will contribute as graduate students and professionals. Each scholarship/fellowship has faculty contact information, which you can access by clicking on the links provided for scholarship descriptions.