Summer 2015| Posse National Newsletter


Scholars, Alumni Win Competitive Fellowships & Scholarships

This year, 53 Posse Scholars and alumni won major national and international fellowship awards. These awards—Fulbright, Gilman, Mellon Mays, Watson, Humanity in Action, Peace Corps, the National Science Foundation, among others—allow Scholars and alumni to embark on teaching assistanships, independent study, international service and graduate-level research opportunities. Since 2001, Scholars and alumni have won more than 240 prestigious fellowship awards. In addition, six Scholars and alumni won Posse Graduate Scholarships to pursue advanced degrees at top universities affiliated with Posse.

Fellowship Awards

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program
Rabab Ayoub, Brandeis University
Armonté Butler, Sewanee: The University of the South
Jasmine Carruth, The College of Wooster
Ama Darkwa, Brandeis University
Angie Del Arca, Bard College
Charlie Draughter, Tulane University
London Edwards, Northwestern University
Eugenie Elie, Mount Holyoke College
Joushlyn Jones, Agnes Scott College
Brenda Khor, The College of Wooster
Tareian King, Bard College
Brian Louis, Brandeis University
Medjine Lucien, Hamilton College
Alleyah Miner, Lafayette College
Cesar Nije, University of California, Los Angeles
Abbisola Oxley, DePauw University
Shairee Sanchez, Franklin & Marshall College
Davina Tran, Union College
Lisa Yang, Hamilton College

Critical Language Scholarship
Anisha Bhat, Pomona College
Exequiel Caceres, Middlebury College

Davis Projects for Peace Grants
Jennifer Reyes, Denison University

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Shabhia Akter, Lafayette College
Yanique Anderson, Trinity College
Daniel Brooks, University of Pennsylvania
Exequiel Caceres, Middlebury College
Corey Fayne, Pomona College
Nathalie Figueroa, University of Pennsylvania
Anthony Harb, Carleton College
Lisa Hubbard, Bucknell University
Savon Jackson, DePauw University
Crystal Kumtong, University of California, Los Angeles
Wei Yee Mooi, Brandeis University
Gloriya Nedler, Brandeis University
Priscilla Odinmah, Middlebury College
Jasmine Olivier, Vanderbilt University
William Schreiber-Stainthorp, Trinity College
Celeste Zatarain-Alsina, Denison University

Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Anisha Bhat, Pomona College

Humanity in Action Fellowship
Natasha Frazier, Pepperdine University
Jahmel Martin, Dickinson College

Mellon Mays Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Jaclyn Abing, Grinnell College
Aliyah Abu-Hazeem, Oberlin College
Jessica Bernal, Bryn Mawr College
Gissell Montoya, Bryn Mawr College
Jazmin Ocampo, Pomona College
Yerika Reyes, Pomona College

National Science Foundation Fellowships
Nancy Hernandez, Grinnell College
Kwadwo Opoku-Nsiah, Colby College

Peace Corps
Angelica De Freitas, Sewanne: The University of the South

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship
Opeyemi Awe, Grinnell College
Joyce Nimocks, Pomona College
Ashanti Soldier, Carleton College

Posse Graduate School Affiliate Scholarships

Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College of Public Policy and Management
Lindsay Powell, Wheaton College

Northeastern University D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Crystal Burey, Lafayette College

Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
Victor Chen, Colby College
Izra Izrailov, Babson College

Northwestern University School of Law
Woodger Faugas, Hamilton College

University of Washington School of Social Work
Shantá Lindo, Middlebury College 

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