Political science major Sierra Colon is one of 250 undergraduate students from across the United States selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Colon will use the scholarship in the summer of 2016 to intern with the Surplus People Project (SPP), a nonprofit organization in Cape Town, South Africa.
Environmental earth science major Brandan Sumeersarnauth received two prestigious scholarships to study in Japan in the spring of 2016. He is one of only 25 undergraduate students nationwide to receive the $2,500 Bridging Scholarship for Study Abroad in Japan.
He also received a $5,000 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.