Irla Atanda is a senior IDS Minor majoring in American Studies with additional minors in business economics and theology. Atanda won a 2019-2020 Kellogg/Kroc Undergraduate Research Grant for her project, “The Venezuelan Migrants: Encountering Social Barriers in the Labor Market.” This research has informed her capstone project which is entitled, “Voices of Venezuelan Immigrants: Navigating Changes in the Family Structure, Cultural Integration, and Education.”
- 2022 - Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellow; funded by the US Department of State and administered annually by Howard University, the Pickering Graduate Fellowship covers tuition, room, board, books and fees for completion of two-year master’s degrees.
- 2020 - Boren Scholar; provides support to undergraduates pursuing the study of languages and cultures currently underrepresented in study abroad programs and critical to national security
Graduating Seniors and Alumni Receive Prestigious Fellowships, Scholarships
May 11, 2022
Kellogg-affiliated graduating seniors and alumni are recipients of several prestigious fellowships and scholarships to pursue post-graduate opportunities.
Kellogg Alumnae Awarded Thomas R. Pickering and Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowships
Jan 14, 2022
Alumna Irla Atanda '20 has been named a Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellow, and alumna DeJorie Monroe '16 has been named a Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellow.
Kellogg Seniors Head to Grad School, Fellowships, Leadership Programs
May 18, 2020
Three graduating seniors affiliated with the Kellogg Institute for International Studies have received prestigious international fellowships, while a fourth has been awarded Notre Dame’s Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, Award. Others are going on to graduate school or jobs.