Several University of Portland students and alumni have earned grants and scholarships. In addition to six Fulbright Scholarships, others include a Boren Scholarship, a Whitaker International Fellowship, an Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, and two Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships.

Local students among the winners include Martina Hagan, of Portland, who will teach English in Germany. Joe Sleven and My Van Duong of Portland will teach in Spain. Claire Couch of Oregon City earned a Goldwater Scholarship.

Diane Le, a 2012 University of Portland graduate who earned a bachelor of science in chemistry, has received a National Science Foundation Postgraduate Fellowship.