All Scholarship Winners

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Rishi Ahuja : Mitchell Scholarship 2014 - 2015

Rishi Ahuja is from San Jose, California and is a double major at UC Berkeley studying Economics and Political Science with a minor in Public Policy. Rishi seeks to identify improvements in U.S. financial policy, design a more efficient and equitable system, and create the...

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Rishi Ahuja : Luce Scholars Program 2018 - 2019

Rishi Ahuja graduated from Berkeley as a double major at UC Berkeley studying Economics and Political Science with a minor in Public Policy. Rishi’s professional goals include seeking to identify improvements in U.S. financial policy, design a more efficient and equitable system, and create the partnerships necessary to implement his changes. During his time at...

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Nitisha Baronia : Knight-Hennessey Scholars Program 2018 - 2019

Nitisha Baronia graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Political Science, and will be pursuing a JD at Stanford. During her time at UC Berkeley, she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley Political Review and as the Chief of Staff at the ASUC Student Advocate’s Office. Nitisha was a four time winner of the Cal Alumni...

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Jesse Bowens

Jesse Bowens : Yenching Scholars Program 2015 - 2016

Jesse Bowens is a transfer student to U.C. Berkeley from Las Positas College. She will receive her degree in May 2016 as a Business Administration major from the UC Haas School of Business. Upon graduation, she will attend Peking University to earn a Master’s in Chinese Studies with an emphasis in Economics and Management. She currently serve as Scholarships...

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Andrew Boyce

Andrew Boyce : Yenching Scholars Program 2015 - 2016

"Andrew is an athlete, lawyer, entrepreneur and aspiring policy-maker. He studied politics at the University of California, Berkeley where he was a member of the Division 1 Varsity Water Polo Team.  He also studied law at Cambridge University where he was awarded a "Blue" - the one of the University's most prestigious sporting awards. He was born in New Zealand and...

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Alexandra Brown

Alexandra Brown : Goldwater Scholarship 2015 - 2016

Alexandra Brown, is a junior majoring in chemistry at U.C. Berkeley. She works as an undergraduate researcher with the Arnold Group pursuing study of inorganic and organometallic aluminum complexes. Alexandra has been a peer advisor for the Chemistry department, is president of the Women’s Rugby Club, and is a leader in the LGBTQ science community. After completing her...

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Matthew Chang

Matthew Chang : Strauss Scholarship 2015 - 2016

Matthew Chang is a junior majoring in political science. He has been deeply involved with the ASUC since transferring to U.C. Berkeley from university of Nevada, Reno. He has volunteered with the ASUC Legal Clinic and has been nominated to the ASUC Judicial Council as a justice that deals with arbitration cases within the student government. Matthew’s Strauss projects...

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Chun-Man Chow : Goldwater Scholarship 2014 - 2015

Chun Man Chow is in the class of 2016 at UC Berkeley, majoring in Environmental Engineering Science and Chemical Engineering with a 4.0 GPA.  His career goal is to pursue a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering as well as tack issues of water crisis and climate change through scientific research and engineering design.  Chow’s participation in the Cal...

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Chun Man Chow

Chun Man Chow : Churchill Scholarship; Goldwater Scholarship 2015 - 2016

Chun Man Chow is a senior double majoring in chemical engineering and environmental engineering science. He will commence a Master’s degree program in Advanced Chemical Engineering at the University of Cambridge in fall 2016.  Chun Man is a UC Berkeley Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholar, a Cal Alumni Leadership Scholar, a Society of Chemical Industry Scholar, and a...

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Margaret Comer : Gates Cambridge Scholarship Recipient 2014 - 2015

Margaret graduated from U.C. Berkeley in 2012 with a B.A. in Anthropology. She then went on to study for an MPhil at Cambridge and has been recently awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, to pursue a Ph.D. In her own words, "As a child of archaeologists, I was surrounded by material culture and immaterial pasts, but I was also fascinated by politics from...

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Ritankar Das : University Medalist, Gates-Cambridge, Goldwater Scholarship 2013 - 2014

Ritankar Das graduated as the University Medalist in 2013, with a double-major in Bioengineering and Chemical Biology. Ritankar received an MSc in biomedical enginnering is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry at Cambridges as a Gates Scholar. He plans to perform bio-molecular research to find new energy sources at a national research lab after complete the degree....

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John Dethlefsen : Critical Language Scholarship

John Is a third year double major in Peace  and Conflict Studies and Russian Language and Literatiure . He arrived at berkeley intending to stdudy both Spanish and German, but after taking one Russian course, he was hooked. Since then , he has immersed himself in cross-cultural studies with hopes to contribute to policy advisement toward Russia at either teh state or...

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Cecelia Dimino : Strauss Scholarship

Cecelia transferred to U.C. Berkeley in 2016 as a major in linguistics. She taught English in Turkey and the U.S. and has a passion for teaching that has developed into her public service project, Chords for Progression. The project aims to fuse math with musicianship for high school students. Cecelia will initiate Chords for Progession at Castlemont High School. in...

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Nathaniel Dolton-Thornton : Marshall Scholarship 2018 - 2019

Nathaniel graduated from U.C. Berkeley in 2016 with a B.S. in Conservation and Resources Studies with Highest Distinction and Honors. Nathaniel transferred to Berkeley from Wesleyan University intending to major in Chinese Studies. However once he arrived on campus, he found that the courses that interested him the most were in Environmental Science, Policy, and...

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Freja Ekman : Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2018 - 2019

Freja Ekman will graduate from U.C. Berkeley in spring 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Biology. Growing up with a close friend with autism, Freja witnessed firsthand the bullying that many people with disabilities experience. This sparked her passion for both genome engineering research and disability advocacy. During her undergraduate studies at  Berkeley...

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Mistyne Hall

Mistyne Hall : Strauss Scholarship 2015 - 2016

Mistyne Hall is a junior majoring in Native American Studies at U.C. Berkeley. She successfully made the often arduous transition as a re-entry, transfer student from College of the Desert, in Palm Desert, CA, to one the most academically challenging institutions in the country.  Additionally, Mistyne has not only already become deeply involved on campus, but has also...

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Charlotte Hull : Beinecke Scholarship 2014 - 2015

Since her arrival as a transfer student in fall 2013, Charlotte Hull has compiled an outstanding record of academic achievement as a double major in history and English at Berkeley. In addition to her excellent academic record, Charlotte's accomplishments include: a number of scholarly publications, extensive volunteer experience, and an extremely interesting life...

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Tanay Jaeel : Schwarzman Scholars Program 2018 - 2019

Tanay Jaeel graduated from Berkeley where he majored in Business Administration. During his time here, he went deep into social impact initiatives through his coursework and extracurricular, including projects for the California State Government, rural districts in South India, and various nonprofits. After graduation, Tanay worked in Product Strategy at LinkedIn...

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Alexander Kim : Gates Cambridge Scholarship

 

Alex will graduate in May 2017 as double major in Molecular and Cell Biology & Public Health. Outside of classes, he has been involved in research (clinical, public health, and wet-lab), IM and club sports, writing and editing for a biomedical publication called Morning Sign Out, and leading a professional pre-medical fraternity on campus called Phi Delta...

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Marie Lefebvre : Boren Scholarship 2013 - 2014

Marie Lefebvre double-majored in Portuguese Language & Literature and Geography. She is fluent in French and Spanish and has travelled extensively in France and the Phillippines. She studied in Portugal for two months, and with the Boren Scholarship, she headed to Brazil to study at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro to study Portuguese. Through...

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Eva Malis

Eva Malis : Udall Scholarship 2015 - 2016

Eva Malis is a junior majoring in environmental science. Eva is very active environmental and conservation activities at U.C. Berkeley. She co-founded the Students of Color Environmental Collective, worked as the blog editor of the California Student Sustainability Coalition, and serves as a council member for the ECO Environmental Coalition, among her vast other...

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Shengkai (Alwin) Mao : Goldwater Scholarship 2013 - 2014

Alwin is majoring in Astrophysics and will be a senior in fall 2015. He hopes to attain a Ph.D. in Astrophysics and perform research and teach at the university level. He has made the Dean's Honors list twice. Alwin has been a research assistant with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, studying tidal disruption in dwarf spheroidal galaxies around the Milky...

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Ashley Miller : Strauss Scholarship 2013 - 2014

Ashley Miller is a senior at UC Berkeley majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Global Education Reform Policy.  She is interested in pursuing a future with domestic and international education issues, believing in early childhood advocacy in the education system to relieve the “cradle to prison” pipeline and to alleviate poverty.  ...

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Sarah Mohamed : Marshall Scholarship 2014 - 2015

Sarah Mohamed graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley in May 2014. She studied Political Science and Comparative Literature, with particular focus on transitional justice and post- colonial literature. Sarah was a Public Policy and...

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Hanna Morris : Udall Undergraduate Scholarship 2013 - 2014

Hanna Morris is an incoming senior majoring in Society & Communications and minoring in History with a focus on Global Environmental Politics. She is interested in pursuing graduate school for International Relations and Media & Communications with a research focus on Global Environmental Communications. Hanna has received numerous scholarships in the past,...

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Vineet Nair : Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2018 - 2019

Vineet will graduate from UC Berkeley in Spring 2018 with simultaneous degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Economics and a minor in Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences. Although born in India, he spent most of his life in Bahrain and Dubai. This made him aware of the inequalities between oil-rich regions like the Middle East and resource-constrained...

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Ariana Pemberton : Critical Language Scholarship

 

In May 2017 Ariana will graduate with a major in Art History and South Asian Studies. She has a deep interest in the Western Himalayan region from the ancient period. As a CLS participant she will study Hindi in Jaipur, India. After the CLS program, I Ariana plans to stay in Jaipur for an additional semester and continue school through the host university AIIS...

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Zarko Perovic : Rhodes Scholarship 2013 - 2014

Zarko Perovic grew up in Serbia and graduated from UC Berkeley, among the top five students in his class. His primary passion, which he developed in his childhood, is preventing war crimes. At the UC Berkeley War Crimes Studies Center, Zarko helped create the Virtual Tribunal—a project that synthesized the court proceedings of the Cambodia Tribunal for...

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Rebecca Peters : Luce Scholars, University Medalist, Marshall, Truman, Udall, Strauss 2013 - 2014

Rebecca Peters graduated in May 2014 as a University Medalist with a B.Sc in Society and Environment, and a B.A in International Development/Global Poverty. Rebecca was awarded the Marshall Scholarship in 2014 to obtain her MSc at the University of Manchester, and will be completing her second year at the London School of Economics. In 2013, Rebecca received the Morris...

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Van Sam : Strauss Scholarship 2018 - 2019

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Nicole Schauser : Goldwater Scholarship 2013 - 2014

Nicole Schauser is an incoming senior studying Materials Science Engineering. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. in this field with a research focus on materials for renewable energy technologies. Her career goal is to perform industry-based research on photovoltaics or energy storage devices to help mitigate climate change. She has been involved in two research groups at UC...

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Meeri Shin : Fulbright Summer Institute 2014 - 2015

Meeri Shin is a sophomore double majoring in Media Studies and Political Economy.  She will commence her study through the Fulbright Summer Institute Program at the University of Bristol. She will specifically be studying slavery and the Atlantic trade routes in the 1500s. Commenting on receiving the place, Meeri said, “I feel incredibly honored and blessed to be a...

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Ahaana Singh : Strauss Scholarship 2018 - 2019

Ahaana Singh is a junior majoring in Public Health. Her proposed project, the Refugee Health Literacy Initiative, will focus on assessing and implementing adequate resources for refugee populations. This initiative will be supported by Pedi-Ed, the non-profit founded by Ahaana. The goal is to use educational resources to improve health literacy and empower refugees to...

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Brighton Skeel : Goldwater Scholarship 2018 - 2019

Brighton Skeel is a junior majoring in Chemistry at U.C. Berkeley. Brighton will pursue a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry in graduate school. He hopes to one day teach Chemistry at the university level and conduct research in the field of Inorganic Chemistry. The will allow Brighton to the opportunity to both teach and mentor the next generation of chemists and lead a...

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Janet Ying : Boren Scholarship 2014 - 2015

Janet Ying is a foreign language enthusiast with coursework in Spanish, Mandarin, and Japanese. She is also extremely passionate about the importance of U.S-Japan diplomatic and economic relations, plus Japanese history and culture. With the support of the Boren Scholarship, Janet will delve deeper into these interests at Keio University in Tokyo. Janet is a rising...

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