Top row, left to right: Alexandra Appelbaum, Ameer Haj Ali, Doaa Atamna, Irem Inal, Kishore Patra, and Heyuan Liu. Second row, left to right: Marius Wiggert, Micah Elias, Rongzhi Liu, Sebastian Fernandez, and William Kayitare.

The Gateway Fellowship Program provides up to 12 annual fellowships to UC Berkeley doctoral students in collaboration with the Graduate Division and the recipient’s academic program. Fellows receive nine-months of room and board at International House, a stipend from the Graduate Division and tuition and fees paid by the corresponding academic department of UC Berkeley. For more information, visit the I-House Gateway Fellowship web page.

  • The Chevron-Xenel Ph.D. Gateway Fellow, William Kayitare, a new doctoral student in Chemistry from Rwanda.
  • The El Toukhy East-West Gateway Fellow, Irem Inal, a new doctoral student in Sociology from Turkey.
  • The EWJ Gateway Fellow, Doaa Atamna, a new doctoral student in Near Eastern Studies from the USA.
  • The Carl & Betty Helmholz Gateway Fellow, Kishore Patra, a new doctoral student in Astronomy from India.
  • The Joe Lurie Returning Peace Corps Volunteer Gateway Fellow, Micah Elias, a new doctoral student from the USA.
  • The Open Gateway Fellow, Ameer Haj Ali, a new doctoral student in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Israel.
  • The Allan & Kathleen Rosevear Gateway Fellow, Sebastian Fernandez, a new doctoral student in the Graduate Group in Microbiology from Chile.
  • The Adrian Hao Yin Ü Gateway Fellow, Rongzhi Liu, a new doctoral student in Psychology from China.
  • The Joan and Egon von Kaschnitz Gateway Fellow, Marius Wiggert, a new doctoral student in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Germany.
  • Rafael Rodriguez-Golden Age Fellowship. This year two students received awards:
    • Rafael Rodriguez-Golden Age Fellow I, Alexandra Appelbaum, a new doctoral student in City & Regional Planning from South Africa;
    • Rafael Rodriguez-Golden Age Fellow II, Heyuan Liu, a second year doctoral student in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from China.

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About Andy Sohn

Andy is the Assistant Director of Communications and Events for the Berkeley Graduate Division.