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Office of Fellowships


The Office of Fellowships is located in Loyola 100.
For appointments and general questions, please call (206) 296-5740


Luke Green, Director

Luke earned his B.A. in English Literature from Indiana University and an M.A. in Psychology from Seattle University.  He has served for seven years in Seattle University's Office of Fellowships, first as the program coordinator and now as director. In this role, he assists SU students and alumni find and apply for academic scholarships and grants. Luke is an executive board member of the National Association of Fellowships Advisors and is chair of the NAFA International Study Tour committee. Luke's professional and academic interests center on interpersonal and group dynamics, the role of narrative in understanding, and the ways in which humanistic psychological theory can be applied in the context of developmental advising.
(206) 296-2517 

Michelle Moises, Graduate Assistant 

Michelle  holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Washington and is currently working to complete a Master of Education degree in Student Development Administration. Before coming to Seattle University, Michelle worked as an International Student Advisor at a private english school. She has extensive experience  advising students with college preperation, scholarships and study abroad. During her free time Michelle enjoys, exploring the outdoors, spending time with family, and making jewelry.

(206) 296-6025


Faculty Representatives

Serena Cosgrove, Fulbright Program

Dr. Cosgrove is an anthropologist and sociologist whose research brings attention to the achievements of women nonprofit leaders in the global south. Her book, Leadership from the Margins: Women and Civil Society Organizations in Argentina, Chile, and El Salvador (Rutgers 2010), focuses on women's nonprofit leadership in Latin America. She has started carrying out similar research in Zambia (2011), Ghana (2012), and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda (2013). Dr. Cosgrove got a Fulbright fellowship to carry out her dissertation research in El Salvador in 1996-1997 and will be going to Nicaragua this next year as a Fulbright Specialist.

PJ Alaimo, Math/Science/Engineering Fellowships  

PJ is a Professor of Chemistry. His teaching interests include Organic Chemistry and the Science of Food and Cooking. Working with a team of outstanding undergraduates and colleagues from around the world, Dr. Alaimo studies organic molecules of biological and environmental importance. 
(206) 296-5944

Bridget Hiedemann, Truman Scholarship

Professor of Economics and the 2014-2016 O'Brien Chair, Bridget Hiedemann teaches statistics, quantitative methods, econometrics, and the economics of gender and the family. Her scholarly work focuses primarily on labor and demographic economics. Recent work on differences in long-term care needs by sexual orientation was published in the American Journal of Public Health. Her current research includes a study of the dynamics of families' long-term care arrangements for elderly relatives including the roles of inertia and caregiver burnout. Bridget and her husband Bob have an adorable daughter Zoe, aged 7. In her free time, Dr. Hiedemann enjoys open water swimming and tennis.
(206) 296-2803

Tanya Hayes, Environmental Scholarships

Dr. Hayes is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Public Service. She is the Director of the BA in Public Affairs and teaches courses in the Environmental Studies program. Dr. Hayes is a social scientist who uses institutional analysis to examine the impacts of policies and programs to address climate change and sustainable ecosystem management. Her work focuses on the development of collective arrangements to govern natural resource systems in peasant and indigenous communities in Latin America. Dr. Hayes has worked in Panama, Honduras, Nicaragua, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador on resource management issues, principally forest conservation and agricultural systems . In 2012, Dr. Hayes received a National Science Foundation grant for a three-year project to assess the impacts of a national incentive program for ecosystem conservation in Ecuador.
(206) 296-5485 


Upcoming Deadlines

Please note that Seattle University campus deadlines may be one to two months prior to the official scholarship deadline. Application processes generally begin six months in advance of official scholarship deadlines. Check with the Office of Fellowships to obtain campus-specific deadline information.
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The Office of Fellowships is excited to host former Marshall scholar and motivational speaker Dr. Blake Brandes on January 26, 2016. More information about this event to come!