Scholarship Winners

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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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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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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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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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Van Sam : Strauss Scholarship 2018 - 2019

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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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