Scholarship Winners

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Mariel Aquino : Critical Language Scholarship 2020 - 2021

Mariel Aquino is a fourth-year Data Science major with a concentration in Linguistics. She has always enjoyed traveling and studying foreign languages and will combine this with her interests in natural language processing, machine learning, and machine translation as a full-time NLP engineer next year. Her past three semesters of linguistics research in Ndengeleko,...
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Mira Cheng : Strauss 2020 - 2021

Mira Cheng a junior majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology. Mira’s Strauss scholarship project, Friends of All Ages, is an after school arts program dedicated to fostering safe, creative, and genuine relationship building between generations. The program will emphasize intergenerational dialogue, mutual respect, and creative storytelling through a variety of...

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Victoria Haworth : Critical Language Scholarship 2020 - 2021

Victoria is a senior Urban Studies and Economics major from Washington D.C. and will be studying Bahasa Indonesian in Malang, Indonesia through CLS. She is interested in questions of urban governance, resiliency planning, and community development, and hopes to use her Indonesian to learn more about urban planning in Indonesia....

Eliza Hollingsworth : Critical Language Scholarship 2020 - 2021

Eliza Hollingsworth is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in Global Studies and completing minors in Public Health and in Public Policy. She hopes to alleviate the public health repercussions of conflict, displacement, and migration through impactful research and direct services. This summer, she will be participating in the Critical Language Scholarship...

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Miyako Iwata : Strauss 2020 - 2021

Miyako Iwata is a junior majoring in political science at U.C Berkeley. Miyako is ardent about getting students excited about voting. Her Strauss scholarship project, the Pac-12 Voting Challenge uses the healthy rivalries between colleges to get young people civically and politically engaged. As Miyako states, “my end goal is one and the same: to make our...

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Madhumitha Krishnan : Critical Language Scholarship 2020 - 2021

Madhumitha Krishnan is a junior studying political science and history, with specializations in comparative politics and the history of law and government. She is interested in studying democratization and the role of judicial institutions in strengthening or weakening democracies. She is also generally passionate about migrant rights and creating systemic...

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Issac Levine : Yenching Scholars Program 2020 - 2021

Isaac graduated from UC Berkeley in 2019 with a BA in Political Economy. He also studied Chinese language throughout his time at Berkeley and was awarded the Huang Scholarship, through which he studied with Princeton-in-Beijing and interned at a small music and media company in Shanghai. He is excited to continue his studies in political economy and Chinese...

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Eden McEwen : Goldwater 2020 - 2021

Eden McEwen is a junior majoring in physics and astronomy. She hopes to be on the forefront of the intersection of technological advancement and scientific discovery. Eden wants to help answer questions on exoplanet composition, black hole populations, and stellar dust...

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Ramil Mercado : Critical Language Scholarship 2020 - 2021

Ramil Mercado is a senior in the College of Letters and Science and is majoring in Political Science and Asian Studies-China with a minor in Southeast Asian Studies. He is incredibly interested in Southeast Asian culture and politics, specifically in Insular Southeast Asia, and he is studying Bahasa Indonesia in Indonesia in order to learn one of the most...

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Casey Mogilevsky : Goldwater 2020 - 2021

Casey Mogilevsky is a junior majoring in Chemistry. His work has helped lead to two submitted manuscripts involving protein-protein bioconjugates and CRISPR.  He has also been working on a project which involves sequential site-selective bioconjugation reactions. Casey has been a volunteer and trainer of volunteers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital....

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Maribel Patino : Soros Fellowship 2020 - 2021

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Nicholas Pingitore : Critical Language Scholarship 2020 - 2021

Nicholas Pingitore is a senior history student focusing on political and religious history in early modern and modern Europe. He is particularly interested in the role of religion in international affairs, and ways in which religious beliefs influence political organization. Nicholas has spent the past two years researching the history of US–Russia...

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Namrata Ramesh : Rhodes Scholarship 2020 - 2021

Namrata is a senior at the University of California, Berkeley, pursuing a Physics (Honors) degree. Her senior thesis, supervised by Professor Naomi Ginsberg, involves understanding the dynamics of self assembly of gold nanocrystal superlattices using optical and x-ray scattering techniques. She has also worked on studying the trajectories of electrons in...

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Saul Ramirez : Soros Fellowship 2020 - 2021

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Rahul Sahay : Goldwater 2020 - 2021

Rahul Sahay is a junior majoring in physics and mathematics at UC Berkeley. have been involved with two research groups:  Kam-Biu Luk’s high energy experiment group where his research is centered around the optimization of a detector in the internationally collaborative DUNE experiment. In 2019 Rahul joined Norman Yao’s condensed matter theory and atomic...

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Clio Smith : Critical Language Scholarship 2020 - 2021

Clio is a first-year intended Computer Science student. She enjoys learning foreign languages and traveling to new countries to understand different cultures. She has previously studied abroad in Japan for the summer and Germany for ten months. This summer, She will study Hindi in Jaipur, India! Since there is a strong Indian presence in the United States, she wants...
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