Office of Fellowships


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



    Luke Greenstaff1_pic, 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 



    Elisabeth Goss, Graduate Assistantelisabethgoss(2)

    Elisabeth received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication from Southern Oregon University. Her areas of focus during her undergraduate studies included rhetoric, sociology, and gender/sexuality. Elisabeth is currently working to complete a Master of Education degree in Student Development Administration. She is excited to focus on becoming an effective advisor as well as learning the best practices for incorporating social justice into student affairs work. 
    (206) 296-6025


    Faculty Representatives


    Serena Cosgrove, Fulbright ProgramSerena

    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  PJA(1)

    PJ is an Associate 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 ScholarshipBridget 2

    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 6. In her free time, Dr. Hiedemann enjoys open water swimming and tennis.
    (206) 296-2803

    Tanya Hayes, Environmental Scholarships

    Dr. Hayes is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Institute of Public Service, Public Affairs. She teaches undergraduate courses in environmental studies, public affairs and Masters' courses in public administration. Her research examines the institutional and socioeconomic aspects of environmental change and sustainable ecosystem management. She has spent several years in Latin America living and working with peasant farmers and indigenous peoples on soil conservation and forest management. Currently, Dr. Hayes is assessing the impacts of incentive-based programs for forest conservation on private lands in the East Andes, Colombia.
    (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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  • Announcements

    We will be holding two Fulbright Writing Workshops during spring quarter: one on Friday, May 1st from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. and one on Saturday, May 2nd from 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The May 1st workshop will specifically address the ETA proposal and will be held in ADMN 308. The May 2nd workshop will center around the Full Grant and will take place in CHDN 145. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for the second session.
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