CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 16, 2013) — Scripps College student Mia Cooledge ’13 has been selected as one of the nation’s top rising young leaders in the sustainable energy sector by national non-profit organization Focus the Nation.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 16, 2013) — President Lori Bettison-Varga today announced a gift from Jess Ravich and his daughters – Zoe (Scripps ’12), Rae, Ede and Ava – in honor of his wife, Tia Palermo. The Tia Palermo Scholarship will be awarded annually to help an incoming student with financial need.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 14, 2013) — Scripps College’s Hannah Shoenhard ’14 won $10,000 and came in second place in the semifinals of the college championship edition of “Jeopardy!” She made her second, and latest, appearance on the TV trivia show May 13.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 10, 2013) — Scripps College’s Hannah Shoenhard ’14 has won $10,000 and a spot in the semifinals of the college championship edition of “Jeopardy!” She appears again on the trivia TV show May 13.
Strauss Foundation Awards Ei Phyu Theint ’14, Scripps College $10,000 Public Service Scholarship to Carry out Youth Leadership Program in Myanmar
CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 10, 2013) — The Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation, established as a memorial to the late Don Strauss of Newport Beach and now designed to award $10,000 scholarships to as many as 15 California college juniors annually, recently announced that among the foundation’s new group of recipients is Ei Phyu Theint, a student at Scripps College.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 8, 2013) — Scripps College’s Hannah Shoenhard ’14 was recently awarded a scholarship from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. She is one of 272 undergraduate sophomores and juniors to receive a Goldwater scholarship.
Two Scripps College Students Awarded Strauss Public Service Foundation Grants To Help Youth in Myanmar and in Orange County
CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 7, 2013) — This year, two Scripps College juniors have been awarded two separate Donald A. Strauss Public Service Scholarship Foundation grants that will take economics major Ei Phyu Theint ’14 to Myanmar this summer to work with ethnic youth leaders and will support American studies major Natasha Magness’s ’14 efforts of helping gay, bisexual, transgender and lesbian evangelical youth in Orange County.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (May 3, 2013) — Scripps College’s Isabella Hendry ’14 and Stacy Wheeler ’13 are among the approximately 610 undergraduate and graduate students to receive a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic this summer. Hendry will visit Morocco and Wheeler will travel to Oman.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 30, 2013) — Scripps College sophomore Taia Sean Wu ’15 was recently chosen for a prestigious Davis Projects for Peace grant so that she could work this summer in the Asian country of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste where she will create a new music program at a youth center.
Scripps College Student Hannah Gardenswartz ’15 Selected for Prestigious International Humanity in Action Fellowship
CLAREMONT, Calif. (April 1, 2013) — Humanity in Action announced 42 recipients of the 2013 Humanity in Action Fellowships and Scripps College sophomore Hannah Gardenswartz ’15 was among those chosen for a fellowship based on her academic excellence, participation in human rights and outstanding recommendations.