Varsha Govindaraju is the UW's latest Luce Scholar! A Law, Societies & Justice and Anthropology major, Varsha will graduate in Spring 2015 and spend the following year in Asia through the Luce Scholars Program
, which provides stipends, language training, and individualized professional placement in Asia for young leaders who have had limited experience of Asia and who might not otherwise have an opportunity in the normal course of their careers to come to know Asia.
Cameron Turtle and Byron Gray are the UW’s 36th & 37th Rhodes
Scholars, selected in 2012. Turtle was a Bioengineering major and Gray majored in Political Science, Asian Studies and Law, Societies & Justice. Both graduated in June 2012 and are currently pursuing graduate work at the University of Oxford in England.
UW Class of 1954 Achievement Scholars
, Philmon Haile, Autumn Walker and Anna Humphrey were able to participate in experiential learning activities during the summer of 2012 as a result of funding from the Alumni Class of 1954. Haile interned with the Dept. of State in China, Walker researched on protein interactions in the Nemhauser Lab, and Humphrey did legal research with the City of Bellevue Police Department.
Melanya Materne and Dawn Tuason are the nominees for the WW-RBF Aspiring Teachers of Color Fellowship
. Funding would support Materne’s desire to teach English and Tuason’s desire to work with special education populations.
Kristen Olson was a Fulbright
English Teaching Assistant in Georgia over the 2011-2012 academic year. Olson is pictured overlooking the ancient Georgian capital of Mtskheta.
The Martin Family Foundation Scholarship (Achievement & Honors)
enable community college students of exceptional ability and achievement to complete their baccalaureate degrees at the University of Washington, Seattle Campus. Achievement Scholars are selected during their first year at the CC and Honors are selected as they transition into Fall/Winter quarter.