Hall of Fame

The Michigan State University NIFS Office has long held the privilege of supporting a diverse range of MSU students in their pursuit of competitive scholarly awards.  The NIFS Hall of Fame recognizes those in this said group who have successfully competed for prestigious scholarships and fellowships, or have been named a finalist or honorable mention.


Total NIFS Awardees (Current as of 04/27/2022)

Award Number of Awardees
Beinecke Scholarship 5
Boren Fellowship 3
Boren Scholarship 31
James C. Gaither (Formerly Carnegie Jr.) Fellowship 3
Churchill Scholarship 16
Department of Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Graduate Fellowship 18
Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship 1
Department of Energy Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship 1
Department of Homeland Security Fellowship 2
Gates Cambridge Scholarship 7
Goldwater Scholarship 52
Hertz Fellowship 4
Hollings Scholar 7
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship 1
Marshall Scholarship 19
Mitchell Scholarship 5
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship 3
NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholarship 2
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship 371
Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow for New Americans 2
Pickering Scholarship 0
Presidential Fellowship 9
Rhodes Scholarship 20
Schwarzman Scholarship 0
Truman Scholarship 17
Udall Scholarship 12