Maria Ahmed '21, Schwarzman Scholarship Recipient
Maria Ahmed, a double major in International Affairs and Anthropology & Sociology, has been awarded the Schwarzman Scholarship, a global affairs master’s degree program dedicated to addressing the geopolitical challenges by preparing future leaders to understand China’s rising global influence. Maria will be studying at Tsinghua University in China
Victoria Puglia '21, Rhodes Scholar
Victoria Puglia has been awarded the Rhodes Scholarship. She is the first Lafayette graduate to win the prestigious award in over one hundred years and the second to win in Lafayette's history. She will begin her time at Oxford in October of 2021.
Katie Kavanaugh '21, Boren Scholarship Recipient
Katie Kavanaugh, class of 2021, is a winner of the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which funds study abroad opportunities for US undergraduate students in world regions critical to US interests. With her scholarship, Katie studied Arabic and other subjects in Jordan.
Daniel Gonzalez '20, Rhodes Finalist
Daniel Gonzalez was a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship in the 2018-19 academic year. Currently, Daniel works as a data researcher on the Resource Watch team at the World Resources Institute, a global research organization that spans more than 60 countries focusing on the intersection of environment and development.
Liming Lin '20, James C. Gaither Junior Fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Liming Lin, class of 2020, has been named a James C. Gaither Junior Fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, an international affairs think tank located in Washington, D.C. He will serve as a research assistant for senior fellows, as well as serve as an organizer for major events.
Claire Grunwald '20, Boren Scholarship Recipient
Claire Grunwald, class of 2020, is a winner of the prestigious Boren Scholarship, which funds study abroad opportunities for US undergraduate students in world regions critical to US interests.
Ly Phuong '20, PPIA Fellowship Recipient
Ly Phuong is a recipient of the PPIA Fellowship through Princeton University, a graduate-level preparation program for undergraduate juniors committed to public service careers addressing a lack of diversity across the public service spectrum. Ly studied at Princeton in the summer of 2019.
Samuel McQuillen '19, Rhodes Finalist
Samuel McQuillen is currently studying at Oxford where he is exploring the relationship between discourse and photography of development recipients in Appalachia. He is also the Executive Director of Kite Oxford-Nairobi, between Oxford and Nairobi students, and a research assistant at the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI).