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Tanveer Singh CC’18, of Jersey City, NJ, has been named a member of the Class of 2021 Schwarzman Scholars. The prestigious scholarship, inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, is given to scholars who have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities and their potential to bridge and understand cultural and political differences.
Daniel Driscoll CC’20 has been selected as one of 12 recipients of the prestigious George J. Mitchell Scholarship. Driscoll will pursue an M.Phil. in early modern history at Trinity College Dublin.
Anish Gawande CC’18, who is from Mumbai, India, has received the prestigious Rhodes India Scholarship. Gawande will pursue an M.Phil. in intellectual history at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Elizabeth Gunawan CC’18, a double major in economics and sociology from Jakarta, Indonesia, and Zachary Marcone CC’19, an economics-mathematics major from Long Island, NY, have been selected as Yenching Academy Scholars.
Twelve Columbia College students and two alumni have received 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student grants to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide, making it the largest group of Fulbright students to represent the College in years.
Nkima Stephenson CC’21 has been awarded a prestigious U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Portuguese in Florianopolis, Brazil this summer.
Angelo Hernandez-Sias CC’20, a double major in English and comparative literature and creative writing, has won the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship.
Aspiring astrophysicist Shreyas Vissapragada CC’17 has received the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a $90,000 award designated to provide opportunities for immigrants and children of immigrants to become leaders in their chosen fields.
Jorge Antonio Ochoa CC’19 has been awarded the highly competitive National Institutes of Health Bioethics Fellowship (2020-22), which provides two years of study and support to develop and implement an independent scholarship agenda.