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Graduate Student Awarded Prestigious Regents' Winrock Minority Doctoral Fellowship

April 23, 2014

The American Studies Department is pleased to announce Bianca Foppert, an incoming PhD student, has been awarded one of two Regents' Winrock Minority Doctoral Fellowships for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic years. This prestigious award recognizes a student's demonstrable academic merit and promise to excel in their doctoral program.

Fellowship recipients have the opportunity to serve as examples for their fellow graduate students at UNM by serving as a presenter, facilitator, or peer mentor in the Graduate Resource Center, the Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color, the Teaching Assistant Resource Center, or the Ombudsman Program. Fellowship recipients also give a presentation based on their research in the final semester of the award.