Salma Abdelrahman ’20 was sitting in a Phillips Brooks House Association meeting when she found out she was one of 62 students across the country named 2019 Truman Scholars, a graduate scholarship for college students committed to public service.
“That’s the perpetual reality of being undocumented,” Jin K. Park ’18-’19 said before the Congressional committee. “No matter how hard I work or what I achieve I’ll never know if I ever have a place in America, my home.”
Due to his immigration status, Jin K. Park ’18-19 — the first ever Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals beneficiary to win the Rhodes Scholarship — could be denied reentry into the United States if he leaves to pursue a master's at Oxford.
Two Harvard seniors — Brittany N. Ellis '19 and Jin K. Park '18-'19 — have won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Park is the first-ever beneficiary of DACA to become a Rhodes scholar.
Philosophy concentrator Nicholas P. Whittaker ’19 was one of 59 college students to win a Truman Scholarship, a graduate scholarship awarded for commitment to public service.
Harvard seniors Terrens Muradzikwa ’18 and Mandela Patrick ’18 will continue their studies abroad at Oxford as international Rhodes Scholars.
At an event celebrating the accomplishments of the late Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, the Graduate School of Design unveiled a new scholarship to provide financial assistance to Middle Eastern students.
Starting next fall, incoming freshmen from some low-income families will be eligible for a $2,000 “start-up” grant in addition to their existing financial aid. This announcement from college administrators Tuesday came with another one: tuition will increase 3.9 percent for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Philanthropist CEO Zhang Xin and her husband Pan Shiyi answer questions about their scholarship donation from the audience in the Science Center B on Wednesday. The billionaire couple started the SOHO Scholarship foundation, aimed at bringing underprivileged Chinese students to elite universities.
Designs for Schwarzman College’s forum were modeled after the Harvard Kennedy Program Founder and Chairman and CEO of Blackstone Group Stephen A. Schwarzman, who himself graduated from the Business School in 1972, said that he envisions the program as comparable to the Rhodes Scholarship.