Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards

2011-2012

2011-2012 Academic Year

Leadership

Hung Dang, Fulbright Award, U.S.–Japan International Education Administrators Program
Role: Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
Project: To strengthen knowledge of the Japanese education system and student learning styles in order help devise programs to increase the persistence rate of international students visiting the U.S. from Asia

Christopher McRae, Edward E. Carlson Leadership Award
Class of 2012, Community Psychology
Future Plans: PhD in Family and Community Studies and Curriculum and Instruction at Clemson University

Shahrzad Mahmoudi, Association of Women in Computing Scholarship
Class of 2012, Media and Communication, Minor: Information and Technology 

Benjamin Wiselogle, Gates Cambridge Scholarship Nominee
Class of 2012, Global Studies
Proposed Program: Master's in Development Studies at University of Cambridge

Research

Pundeep Dhunna, Mary Gates Scholar, 2012 Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities
Class of 2013, Global Studies
Research Project: "Ethnic Vietnamese but Cambodian - Ambiguous Identities"

Ana Valentina Humphrey, UW Class of 1954 Achievement Scholarship
Class of 2012, Community Psychology
Project: "Legal Research Regarding the Value of Cross-Cultural Communication and Cultural Competence"

Marcus Johnson, Mary Gates Scholar, 2012 Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities
Class of 2013, Global Studies
Research Project: "Dimensions of Blackness in the Dominican Republic"

Mahala Lettvin, Mary Gates Scholar, 2012 Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities
Class of 2013, American Studies
Research Project: "Between Longing and Belonging: Identity Struggles for Chilean exiles in the U.S."

Christopher McRae, Mary Gates Research Scholarship
Class of 2012, Community Psychology
Project: "Building a Supportive Learning Community: Developing Best Practices for Veterans in Higher Education"
Advisor: Eric Stewart, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Ronnie Thibault, Mary Gates Research Scholarship
Class of 2012, Society, Ethics, & Human Behavior
Project: "Can Autistics Redefine Autism? The Cultural Politics of Autistic Activism"
Advisor: Benjamin Gardner, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Gabriela Wright-Trejo, Mary Gates Scholar, 2012 Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities
Class of 2013, Global Studies
Research Project: "El Motor de Conocimiento: Mercedes Sosa, el conocimiento indigena y la politica involucrada"

Study Abroad

Lan Le, GO! Scholarship for Study Abroad
Class of 2013, Biology
Program: BNHS India - Health Issues in a Developing Nation Exploration Seminar

UWB General Scholarship Winners

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