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Congratulations to our Summer and Fall 2017 Scholarship Recipients!

Diversity Abroad is happy to announce the winners of our Diversity Abroad Scholarships for Summer and Fall 2017. Each year, we aim to help meet the needs of students from diverse academic, economic, ethnic, and social backgrounds. Many thanks to AIFS, China Institute, CISI, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Semester at Sea, and University of Auckland for their partnership and support in making international opportunities possible for these students. Please join us in congratulating the following students!

Summer 2017 Scholarship Recipients:

Diversity Abroad Network $1,000 Summer Scholarship

(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)

  • Austin Eamnarangkool, Music Composition / Management Science Double Major, University of California San Diego, France (featured above)
  • Vanessa Egbo, Food Science & Technology, The Ohio State University, Netherlands
  • Amber Jaitrong, Electrical Engineering, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, Thailand
  • Toni Pringley, Media Advertising, Indiana University, Rwanda
  • Avni Singh, Psychology, Northwestern University, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina

Diversity Abroad $5,000 Summer Israel Scholarship

(Name, Major, University)

  • Robert Ge, Physics/Music, UC Berkeley
  • Laura Katz, Women Gender & Sexuality Studies/Theater, Brandeis University
  • Giang Le, Philosophy and History, Rutgers University
  • Shadi Namiranian, International Studies, UC Irvine (featured above)

Fall 2017 Scholarship Recipients:

Diversity Abroad Overseas Ambassadors $500 Scholarship Program

(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)

  • Ashley Beteta, International & Area Studies – Asian Studies, UCLA, South Korea (featured above)
  • Shanell Farmer, Communications, University of Hartford, England
  • Ewan Johnson, Public Relations, Temple University, Italy
  • Dornisia Smith, Spanish & International Studies , Virginia Tech, Spain
  • Carlos Velasco, Fine Arts, University of Nebraska, University of Nebraska

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 & AIFS $5,000 Achievement Scholarship

(Name, Major, University, Study Abroad Country)

  • Stephen Chaney, Design Management, Columbia College Chicago, Argentina
  • Mary Joseph Gebre Yohannes, Economics and International Studies, Manhattanville College, Germany

Diversity Abroad & Semester at Sea $5,000 Scholarship

(Name, Major, University)

  • Lamar Butler, Forensic Chemistry, Alabama State University
  • Charles Cheema, Human Services Studies, Elon University
  • Deonte Lee, Media and Cultural Studies, University of California Riverside
  • Lorina Morton, Communication and Creative Writing, Salem College

Diversity Abroad Israel $7,500 Semester Scholarship

(Name, Major, University)

  • Alexis Branch, Political Science, Bennett College
  • Ariana Odom, Dance Arts, Howard University
  • Shaina Oppenheimer, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Fordham University
  • Tajae Turner, Political Science, University of Notre Dame
  • Jocelyn Viviani, International Security Studies, University of Oklahoma

Diversity Abroad & University of Auckland Full Scholarship

(Name, Major, University)

  • Ashley Parra, Psychology, Wellesley College

Scholarships for spring 2018 officially opens on SEPTEMBER 1ST! Be sure to submit your application to be considered for a scholarship towards your program abroad! To view all Diversity Abroad Scholarships, click here.