Princeton University senior Sonya Hayden has been awarded a Witherspoon Scholarship to study theater at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Established last spring, the scholarship honors the historic ties between Princeton and Edinburgh, highlighting the role of John Witherspoon at both institutions, and is awarded annually to a Princeton senior. Hayden is expected to begin her studies at Edinburgh in September.
Two Princeton sophomores have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) to study critical languages during the summer of 2016. Coy Ozias, of Christiansburg, Virginia, is a Near Eastern studies major. He will study Arabic in Meknes, Morocco. Jennifer Silver, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is a religion major. She will study Indonesian in Malang, Indonesia.
Five Princeton undergraduates have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study or intern abroad during the summer.