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Three Juniors Receive Celebrated Gilman Scholarship for International Study

Three Juniors Receive Celebrated Gilman Scholarship for International Study

Each will receive a $4,500 scholarship. Two of the students will spend Spring Term 2020 in Italy, while the third will be studying in Spain this spring.

Inspired by Mom and Supported by the Cooke Foundation, Summer Allison ’23 Begins Her Hollins Adventure

Inspired by Mom and Supported by the Cooke Foundation, Summer Allison ’23 Begins Her Hollins Adventure

The personal journey that ultimately brought Allison to Hollins would not have been possible without the mother who “invested the idea in me that education is by far the most important thing to achieve,” and the organization established by businessman Jack Kent Cooke that is devoting millions of dollars “to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need.”

Small Communities, Big Opportunities: Kacie Shifflett ’22 Proves Scholarships Can Be Plentiful No Matter Where You Live

Small Communities, Big Opportunities: Kacie Shifflett ’22 Proves Scholarships Can Be Plentiful No Matter Where You Live

Shifflett, a biology/pre-med major, earned approximately 20 scholarships by mostly exploring resources in and around her hometown of 1,100 residents.

At Hollins and Beyond, Gates Millennium Scholars Program Benefits Senior

At Hollins and Beyond, Gates Millennium Scholars Program Benefits Senior

“Because of this program, I will be able to graduate from Hollins next spring debt-free and then continue my education without an economic burden,” says Epa Cabrera ’22, a double-major in business and economics. She plans to pursue graduate study in public health in preparation for a career in global health economics.

Juniors Awarded Prestigious Gilman International Scholarship

Jasmine Carter ’19 and Alexus Smith ’19 have been named winners of the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which will enable them to study abroad this spring.

M.F.A. in Dance Student Wins AAUW Career Development Grant

M.F.A. in Dance Student Wins AAUW Career Development Grant

The grants are presented annually by the American Association of University Women to help empower women in furthering their careers.

Lindsey Narmour ’15 Earns Full Scholarship to Study at Oxford this Summer

Lindsey Narmour ’15 Earns Full Scholarship to Study at Oxford this Summer

The English major has received a full scholarship from the English-Speaking Union to spend three weeks in Great Britain attending seminars at one of the world’s most esteemed universities.

Kindra Wyatt ’14 Wins Prestigious Study Abroad Scholarship

Kindra Wyatt ’14 Wins Prestigious Study Abroad Scholarship

Wyatt was the only student from across the country to receive the highest award given by the Fund for Education Abroad’s Hiliary Echo Douglas Memorial Scholarship.