Jeanne Sokolowski (Director) joined the UNH community in August 2012 as the Director of the Office of National Fellowships. A former Fulbright student (she conducted research on comparative education in South Korea in 2002-2003), Jeanne has also lived in England, Japan, and China, and she holds Masters degrees in Education and English. Her mission is to help increase the visibility of fellowship and scholarship opportunities at UNH so that students are aware of the various opportunities available to help fund study abroad, domestic undergraduate study and research, and post-graduate work. Her office at Hood House has an open door policy; students should feel free to drop by anytime to discuss their goals and dreams or use the form below to contact her.

Responsible for: all general scholarship inquiries and competitions, including Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Fulbright, Goldwater, Boren, Udall, Truman, etc.


Laura Perille, Ph.D. (Associate) came to UNH in August 2015 after completing her Master's and Ph.D. degrees in History at Brown University. Her doctoral dissertation examined interactions with - and discourses of - the "Turks" in England during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, exploring how those relations shaped critical political and religious debates and policies over a period of great change. While completing her doctoral work, Laura served as a Fellowship Advisor at Brown and taught at Wheaton College in Norton, MA. Through completing research, immersive language study, and various academic programs, she has extensively traveled as well as lived abroad in cities including Oxford, London, Istanbul, and Verona. She looks forward to advising students at any stage of the fellowship application process. Her door is always open!

Responsible for: Gilman Scholarship, Fund for Education Abroad, ItaliaRail Scholarship, and Foundation for Global Scholars.


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