USGIF Scholarship Program

USGIF Scholarship program awards more than $100,000 in 2012

Scholarship

The USGIF Academic Committee this summer selected 25 students for scholarship awards totaling $104,000. This year’s awards bring the total amount of scholarship dollars given out by USGIF to $584,000 since launching the program in 2004.

The 2012 scholarship winners include :

Doctoral

Rachel Bianchetti (Penn State)
Katarina Doctor (George Mason Univ.)
David Kelbe (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Leanne Sulewski (Univ. of South Carolina)
Andrew Thorpe (UC Santa Barbara)

Masters

Shawn Baldwin (Univ. of Southern California)
Daniel Giordano (Univ. of Maryland)
Sara Flecher (Univ. of South Carolina)
Nicole Grams (Univ. of Oklahoma)
Nouman Hussain (Penn State)
Jordan Lawver (Ohio State Univ.)

Undergraduate

Anthony Barron (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
John Byers (Univ. of Idaho)
Alysha Heckman (Univ. of Maryland)
Mariah Perkins (Washington College)
Tanya Petach (Harvard Univ.)
Kyle Smith (James Madison Univ.)
Everleigh Stokes (Penn State)

High School Senior

Travis Browning (Dover Area High School, Pa.)
Ehsan Jafree (Loudoun County Academy of Science, Va.)
Johnathan Johnston (Sebastian River High School, Fla.)
Stephen McFall (Smethport Area Junior Senior High School, Pa.)
Chandler Morrell (Loudoun County High School, Va.)
Briana Neuberger (Chantilly High School, Va.)
Kim Noriega (Centreville High School, Va.)

Posted in: Education   Tagged in: 2012 Issue 2, Education

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