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Congratulations to our Spring 2017 Diversity Abroad Scholarship Recipients!

Diversity Abroad is happy to announce the winners of our Diversity Abroad Scholarships for Spring 2017. Each year, we aim to help meet the needs of students from diverse academic, economic, ethnic, and social backgrounds. Many thanks to the China Institute, AIFS, CISI, FIE, and Semester at Sea for their partnership and support in making international opportunities possible for these students.

Please join us in congratulating the following students and supporters:

Diversity Abroad Overseas Ambassadors $500 Scholarship Program

(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)

  • Chelsea (Chi Chi) Chang, Sociology, Middlebury College, Mexico
  • Clarissa Mae de Leon, Biology, St. Edward’s University, Japan
  • Niamh Murphy, Advertising/Film, Temple University, Italy
  • Kamaal Thomas, International Relations, University of California at Davis, China
  • Rocio Zuniga, History, The University of Texas at Austin, Mexico

Our Overseas Ambassadors will be writing original articles and sharing their experiences abroad on social media. Follow them by liking us on Facebook, and following us on Twitter and Instagram. Use the hashtags #diversityabroad #overseasambassador #unlockyourpassport to follow their respective journeys!

Diversity Abroad & China Institute $20,000 Scholarship

(Name, Major, University)

  • Elise Gaskins, Mass Communications, Bethune-Cookman University

Diversity Abroad & AIFS $5,000 Achievement Scholarship

(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)

  • Jaleel Chandler, Political Science and French, Iowa State University, France
  • Lynna Vo, Human Development & Family Sciences and Business, The University of Texas at Austin, Italy

Diversity Abroad & FIE $3,000 Diversity Scholarship

(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)

  • Olayemi Fadahunsi, Political Science, College of Saint Benedict, United Kingdom
  • Bryan Moreira, Theology/Psychology, Saint John’s University, United Kingdom

Diversity Abroad & Semester at Sea $5,000 Scholarship

(Name, Major, University)

  • Brittney Caesar, Journalism, Virginia Union University
  • Kameron Dunbar, Politics/Rhetoric & Composition, Oberlin College
  • Afiong Onyile, Psychology, University of Maryland College Park
  • Adrian Parker, Business Management, University of Colorado Boulder


Fall 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Diversity Abroad CISI $1,500 Planning Scholarship

(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)

  • Nicoleen Lebita, Accounting and Information Systems, University of Washington, Italy
  • Nancy Nguyen, Sociology, San Diego State University, Uganda
  • Tan Vu, Media Studies & Administration, University of California at Berkeley, Hong Kong

Scholarships for summer and fall 2017 are now open! Be sure to submit your application to be considered for a scholarship towards your program abroad!