Meagan Floyd

2020 Mary Churchill Humphrey Scholarship

Meagan Floyd

Meagan Floyd

UofL graduate Meagan Floyd has received the Mary Churchill Humphrey Scholarship. The prize is awarded by the College of Arts and Sciences. Floyd will use the award to pursue a master’s degree in Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice from SOAS University of London in London, England.

The Mary Churchill Humphrey Scholarship has made it possible for me to pursue graduate studies at a leading institution in the United Kingdom. I am so honored to have this opportunity and grateful to have the support of the College of Arts and Sciences as I continue my education."

Collegiate Experience

  • Areas of Study:

    • Graduated in May 2013 from the College of Arts and Sciences with a degree in political science

    Additional Awards:

    • McConnell Scholar (2009-2013), Fulbright ETA, Malaysia (2014)

Inspired By

I am incredibly grateful for the support I continue to receive from so many at the University of Louisville. A huge thanks to Jasmine Farrier, for believing in my potential every step of the way and always pushing me to my best. To Gary Gregg, for providing a decade of support and friendship. And to Jason Abbott for your constant guidance over the years and for the research opportunity that truly changed my life. To Patricia Condon, thank you for the many drafts you have edited through the years, the applications you helped to refine, and for always cheering me on. And to Bethany Smith, for your advice and assistance in this entire process. I offer each of you my eternal gratitude; I wouldn’t be here without you.

Hometown Information

  • Hometown:

    Louisville, KY
  • High school:

    Christian Academy of Louisville (2009)

  • Parents:

    Nathan and Shelly Floyd of Louisville, KY