Congratulations to Jilkiah Bryant (SMBHC 22) on being named a 2024 Marshall Scholar! Read all about Jilkiah and her plans by visiting the Marshall Scholarships site. Learn more about the Marshall Scholarship and other major awards by visiting the Office of National Scholarship Advisement.
Cheers to the inaugural HoCo’s Got Talent! Thank you to the judges: Mr. Chris Eckert, Dr. Vivian Ibrahim and Professor Nancy Maria Balach. We appreciate the evening’s emcee: Byron Swetman. Round of applause for the talent! Musician Izzy Arthurs won the People’s Choice Award; opera singer Lucy Elfert won 2nd place; and hula-hooper Meghan Aubuchon […]
We invite you to read a story by Elisabeth Bailey featuring a Q&A with Dr. Vivian Ibrahim, Croft associate professor of history and international studies and director of the Office of National Scholarship Advisement.
Huge congratulations to honors junior Madeleine Dotson for being named a 2023 Truman Scholar! Read the full story here. Want to learn more about the Truman Scholarship? Visit the ONSA website.
The Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) supports and advises students applying for a select number of competitive national and international merit-based awards. These awards offer life changing opportunities where academic excellence, leadership, and active communal engagement are valued and nurtured. This is not just a gateway to undergraduate and graduate school funding, but an […]
On June 11th in Washington, D.C., Dr. Ethel Young Scurlock (far left) and Dr. Vivian Ibrahim (far right) had a wonderful time engaging with honors alumni and staff during brunch in The Hamilton. (Photo by Scott Thompson)
Honors juniors Jilkiah Bryant and Andy Flores are Truman Scholars! “Truman Scholarship awardees demonstrate outstanding leadership potential, a commitment to a career in public service and academic excellence. Each Truman Scholar receives up to $30,000 for graduate studies, leadership training, career counseling, and special internship and fellowship opportunities within public service organizations.” Jilkiah is pursuing […]
On behalf of the Office of National Scholarship Advisement, the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College is proud to announce that three SMBHC students, Reinhard (Matt) Knerr, Ethan Lambert, and Alexandria (Ally) Watrous, have been awarded the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater is one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in STEM. It supports […]
We are proud to announce UM’s three Truman finalists are also members of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. Congratulations to Jilkiah Bryant, Alex Bush, and Andy Flores. Read all about their achievements and what’s next for these three. For more information about the Office of National Scholarship Advisement, visit https://onsa.olemiss.edu/. Photo by Dr. Whitney […]
The Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) welcomes Dr. Whitney Woods as Assistant Director. ONSA Director Vivian Ibrahim and Dr. Woods create opportunities for all UM students to learn more about–and compete for–major, national scholarships. The ONSA website recently underwent a makeover, too, and we invite you to take a look around! You can also […]