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Post Graduate Fellows

The U. S. Coast Guard Academy offers many highly distinguished fellowships for graduate study and research at universities both at home and abroad.

These very competitive scholarships are funded by nonprofit foundations (such as the CGA Alumni Association) and the government to recognize the highest achieving undergraduates.

Recent Academy scholars include:

Selena Bantz

Selena Bantz

2021-2023 Fulbright-Tampere University Graduate Award – Finland (Electrical Engineering; 2-year award)

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Gregory Gaskel

Gregory Gaskel

2021-2023 Fulbright U.S. Student Award – Hungary (Applied Mathematics; 2-year award)

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Kristopher Thornburg

Kristopher Thornburg

2021 Fulbright Arctic Initiative

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Owen Gibson

Owen Gibson

2020-2021 Fulbright Scholar

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Melissa McCafferty

2020 Tillman Scholar

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Erin Wright

Erin Wright

2018 Fulbright Scholar

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Laura Beck

Laura Beck

2018 Fulbright Scholar

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Patrick Ledzian

Patrick Ledzian

2017 Fulbright Scholar

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Chris DiBari

Chris DiBari

2017 Fulbright Scholar

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William Woityra

William Woityra

2017 Fulbright Scholar

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Jacquelyn Kubicko

Jacquelyn Kubicko

2016 Fulbright Scholar

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Stephen Horvath

Stephen Horvath

2015 Fulbright Scholar

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Jessie Lukasik

Jessica Lukasik

2014 Fulbright Scholar

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Joe DiRenzo

Joe DiRenzo

2012 Fulbright Scholar

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  • 2/c Allison Murray (Class of 2011) Kimsey 2010
  • 1/c Joe DiRenzo IV (Class of 2010) Fulbright 2010
  • 2/c Melissa McCafferty (Class of 2011) Truman 2010
  • 1/c Alex LeKander (Class of 2010) Truman 2009
  • 1/c Louise Mandour-Brackin (Class of 2009) Fulbright 2009
  • ENS Sean Dolbow (OCS Class 2009) Fulbright 2007
  • 2/c DeCarol Davis (Class of 2008) Truman 2007
  • 1/c Patrick Pennella (Class of 2007) Fulbright 2007
  • 1/c Kirsten Ambors (Class of 2007) Fulbright 2007
  • LT Stephen Elliott (Class of 2005) Fulbright 2005
  • Dr. Robert Pefferly (Class of 1991) Fulbright 1996
  • CAPT Mike Christian (Class of 1986) Fulbright 1986
  • Mr. Peter Seaman (Class of 1986) Fulbright 1986
  • Mr. David Caron (Class of 1974) Fulbright 1974