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Matteo Ricci Seminar

  Matteo Ricci Seminar

The Matteo Ricci Seminar is a distinguished honor seminar open to high academic performers at Fordham. Students are invited to join based on their academic success as early as freshman year, and on an ongoing basis throughout their college careers. Students who have been invited to join the Matteo Ricci Seminar are encouraged to enter into prestigious fellowship competitions. They receive individual attention as they prepare their applications. The Matteo Ricci Fellowship can provide funding for certain approved summer research opportunities and prominent internships.

Office of Prestigious Fellowships



Recent Fellowship Winners from FCLC


2012 - 2013 

Amanda Angri, ’12  Qatar Scholarship for Arabic 
NSEP Boren—United Arab Emirates (declined)
Molly Clemens, ’14  DAAD/RISE-Deutscher Akademischer Austach 
Dienst Summer Fellowship in Germany
Zachary Dorado, '12 Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholarship (NYU Law School)
Juan Duran,
Fulbright (Spain)
Christina Leano, ’08  Fulbright (Turkey)
Evangelos Razis, ’13  U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (Russia) 

2011 - 2012 
Amy Barker, ’13      Clare Booth Luce Scholarship (2011-2013), Math
Joseph Martinez, ’11  Fulbright, Mexico
Christina Vignone, ’12 Beinecke Scholarship
Joseph Vignone, ‘11 Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship
Lauren Vogelstein, ’13  Clare Booth Luce Scholarship (2011-2013), Math 
2010 - 2011

Joseph Carnevale, ’11 Truman Scholarship
Megan Harries, ’12   Clare Booth Luce Scholarship (2010-2012)
Joseph Martinez, ’11  Charles Rangel Summer Enrichment Program
Mohammad Usmani, ’10 Cambridge University Doctoral Scholarship
Joseph Vignone, ‘11 Mooney Travel Grant, Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Margaux Weeke, ’10 NYC Coro Fellow in Public Affairs
Maryam Zoma, ’10   Fulbright, Jordan














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