UNC Awards $648,234 in Study Abroad Support to 182 Students

November 6, 2017

Cassidy Greshko '18 visited Chile's Atacama Desert, the driest non-polar desert in the world, while studying abroad in Santiago. Photo by Jackson Hitchner '18.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has provided $648,234 in scholarships, fellowships and program support to 182 undergraduate students pursuing study abroad programs in Spring, Summer and Fall 2017, and yearlong programs during the 2017-18 academic year. Funded by private gifts to the College of Arts & Sciences, the awards enable students to study in other countries for a semester, summer or year.

Nearly one-third of UNC undergraduates study outside of the United States before they graduate, one of the highest study abroad rates among U.S. public universities. The Study Abroad Office in the College offers more than 350 programs in 70 countries.

“International experience has a profound influence on the academic and professional paths that students take,” said Bob Miles, associate dean for study abroad. “With the generous support of alumni and friends, we are able to increase access to global opportunities for all of our students at Carolina.”

Descriptions of the study abroad scholarships awarded from the College and a list of this year’s recipients are included below. North Carolina resident awardees are listed alphabetically by county; out-of-state and international students are listed alphabetically by state and country. Also included are their study abroad plans and names of the scholarships they received. Students listed without majors have not yet declared majors.

Bejarano-Benning Study Abroad Scholarship for Latin America
Alumna Leslie Benning of New York City and her husband, Rafael Bejarano, established this scholarship in 2003, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation matched their gift. The fund supports study abroad in Latin America.

Bejarano-Benning Study Abroad Scholarship for Spain/Iberian Peninsula
Alumna Leslie Benning of New York City and her husband, Rafael Bejarano, established this scholarship in 2003 to support semester or yearlong study abroad programs in Spain or Portugal.

The Marietta and Hyman Bielsky Honors Study Abroad Scholarship Fund
This scholarship covers expenses for participation in the Honors Semester in London program for one Johnston Scholar each year.

Michael L. and Matthew L. Boyatt Award
Alumnus Michael Boyatt of Durham established this award in 1996 with his son, alumnus Matthew, also of Durham. This merit award funds study abroad by undergraduates majoring in global studies or history.

John Lucier Brantley Honors Fund
The John Lucier Brantley Honors Fund supports students participating in Honors Study Abroad programs with a preference for North Carolina residents with financial need studying at UNC’s Winston House in London.

Julia Preston Brumley Travel Scholarship in American Studies
This scholarship was established in 2004 to honor the memory of alumna Julia Preston Brumley, an American studies major. The scholarship provides support to undergraduates with a major or minor in American studies to participate in semester or summer study abroad programs.

Jan and Steve Capps Study Abroad Ambassador Scholarship
Alumni Jan and Steve Capps established this scholarship in 2015 to provide need-based awards to students for semester or yearlong study abroad programs. Preference is given to students from Dare, Hertford, Martin, Nash and Northhampton counties, but all North Carolina students are eligible.

Carolina Center for Jewish Studies
Several endowments created by alumni and friends of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies support a range of scholarship in the field of Jewish studies, including fieldwork at the Huqoq archaeological excavation site in Israel. Endowments that have recently supported undergraduate students participating in fieldwork at Huqoq include the Howard R. Levine Student Excellence Fund in Jewish Studies, the Jerry and Huddy Cohen Excellence Fund, the Harvey Colchamiro Endowment Fund, the Fund for Jewish Studies and a fund supported by anonymous donors.

Davis-Barden Honors Study Abroad Scholarship
The scholarship covers participation in the Honors Semester in London program. Recipients are selected for scholastic merit, intellectual engagement and financial need.

Alva Ebersole Award 
The award supports students with financial need in the UNC in Sevilla program, established by the Department of Romance Studies.

Fry Study Abroad Scholarship
This need-based scholarship is intended for students wishing to study abroad in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

Gravely Family Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2006 by Lee Stevens Gravely of Rocky Mount and her four children, all of whom are UNC alumni: Frances Gravely and Susan Gravely of Chapel Hill, Steve Gravely of Pittsboro and Page Gravely of Middleburg, Virginia. The award honors Lee Gravely’s late husband, alumnus Lloyd Lee Gravely, a World War II veteran and president of a family-owned export-import company, China American Tobacco Co. The fund provides annual study abroad scholarships, with a preference for North Carolinians.

Anthony and Hope Harrington Study Abroad Scholarship
Alumnus and former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Anthony Harrington of Easton, Maryland, created this award in 2004 with his wife, HopeThe Andrew W. Mellon Foundation matched their gift. The Harringtons established the scholarship to honor former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos, who taught at UNC in 1974 and 1975 and who received an honorary degree from UNC in 2001. The fund provides scholarships for study abroad in Latin America.

Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship Program
This scholarship was established in 2004 by gifts from Harris Teeter, the Charlotte-based supermarket chain, and the Dickson Foundation, Inc. Prior to merging with the Kroger Co. in 2014, Harris Teeter was a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ruddick Corp., whose former chair was the late Alan Dickson of Charlotte, also a Dickson Foundation trustee. The fund provides scholarships for students from North Carolina, with a preference for Harris Teeter associates and their children.

Haywood Family Study Abroad Scholarship Fund 
This fund was established by alumni Emmett and Hubert Haywood of Raleigh in 2007 for students with financial need and academic merit to participate in summer, semester or yearlong study abroad programs.

Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award Fund 
Alumnus Leonard Herring of North Wilkesboro and his wife, Rozelia, established this scholarship in 2005 for students with financial need and academic merit to participate in semester or yearlong study abroad programs.

Hong Kong Alumni Club Scholarship Fund
Established in 2012, the Hong Kong Alumni Club Scholarship Fund provides full funding for a five-week program at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. This scholarship is annually awarded to two students who have not previously traveled to Asia and are currently in the Carolina Covenant Scholars program. The Carolina Covenant Scholars program provides eligible high-performing, low-income students the opportunity to graduate debt-free.

Honors International Experience Fund
This fund supports scholarships for students participating in Honors Study Abroad programs.

Honors Study Abroad Scholarship Fund
This fund supports scholarships for students participating in Honors Study Abroad programs.

Suzanne Hynes Memorial Travel Award
This award was created in 1986 by former UNC Board of Trustees member and alumnus James Hynes of Charlotte and his wife, Peggy, in memory of their daughter, Suzanne. The fund supports travel for study abroad.

Jacques Family Honors Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2001 by John and Jane Jacques of Nashville, Tennessee, whose daughter Lindsay, a UNC alumna, participated in the Honors Summer in London and Oxford program. The fund provides scholarships for students participating in Honors Study Abroad programs.

Joe Henry and Jenny C. Jenkins Study Abroad Fund
Joe Henry Jenkins and his late wife Jenny, longtime residents of Dare County and eastern North Carolina, established this fund in 2004 to support study abroad for undergraduates from eastern North Carolina, with a preference for students from Bertie, Dare and Hertford counties.

Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarships
Carolina alumnae Mary Anne Johnson Dickson and Neal Johnson of Charlotte established the fund supporting these awards in 2002 to honor their late father, a banker and community leader in Elkin. The fund offers need- and merit-based scholarships to North Carolina undergraduates, with a preference for students from Surry, Wilkes and Yadkin counties.

The Bonnie and Tom Jones London Honors Covenant Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to Carolina Covenant Scholars enrolled in Honors London study abroad programs.

Sarah Quinn Laney Memorial Fund
This fund supports scholarships for students participating in Honors-administered study abroad programs. Scholarship recipients must be residents of North Carolina. Preference is given to students who plan to study in France. If no students meet that qualification, the scholarship is awarded to female students studying in Europe.

Peter G. C. Mallinson Fund for Innovation in International Education
Established in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduate students participating in Honors Study Abroad, field research or other Honors-administered off-campus academic programs.

The Brian and Susan Mashburn Study Abroad Scholarship
Alumni Brian and Susan Mashburn of West Bloomfield, Michigan, established the fund supporting these need-based awards in 2013.

Charles A. McLendon Sr. Study Abroad Scholarship
Alumnus Charles A. McLendon Jr. of Charleston, South Carolina, created the fund supporting this scholarship in 2004 to honor his late father of Greensboro, a Burlington Industries executive who traveled extensively overseas. The fund provides scholarships for students with financial need and academic merit.

Mealy Family Study Abroad Scholarship Fund
This fund was established by alumna Posey Mealy and her husband, Mark, of Charlotte in 2010 for students with financial need and academic merit to participate in summer, semester or yearlong study abroad programs. 

G. Timothy and Jessica Hope Pate Environmental Science Field Program Scholarships
The G. Timothy and Jessica Hope Pate Environmental Science Field Program Scholarships (The Pate Scholars) are made possible by Timothy Pate ’80 of Trent Woods, North Carolina, and his daughter Jessica Pate ’07 of Raleigh. The scholarship fund was inspired by Jessica’s wonderful experience at Carolina and the role played by the Institute for the Environment’s field sites. The scholarship is need-based, with merit as a secondary consideration.

Phillips Ambassadors
The Phillips Ambassadors program was established in 2005 with a generous gift from alumnus Earl N. “Phil” Phillips Jr. of Chapel Hill, a business executive and former U.S. Ambassador to the Eastern Caribbean, and his family. This scholarship, given annually to 25 to 50 students, combines a financial award for a study abroad program in Asia with an academic course that puts the experience in a greater global context.

Richard S. Reynolds Honors Study Abroad Scholarship
This fund provides merit study abroad scholarships for two to three Honors Carolina students each year. The scholarships provide a means of further stimulating the intellectual experience of Honors Carolina students through international travel.

Laura Richards Study Abroad Scholarship
Alumna Laura Richards of Carrollton, Georgia, established this fund in 1999 to provide scholarships for global studies majors.

Frances and E.T. Rollins Jr. Study Abroad Scholarship
Frances Rollins of Durham established this fund in 2008 in honor of her late husband, a UNC graduate and a former owner, board chairman and publisher of The Herald-Sun in Durham. The fund provides scholarships for students with financial need and academic merit.

Elizabeth Malone Roughton Study Abroad Scholarship Fund
Jane Ellison of Greensboro established this scholarship in 2011 to honor her mother, Elizabeth Malone Roughton, who received her undergraduate degree from Carolina in 1939. The merit award funds a study abroad program in Dublin with a dramatic arts internship component.

Professor Joel J. Schwartz 1995 London Honors Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2013 by the 1995 London Honors Program alumni to honor their faculty director, Professor Joel Schwartz. The fund provides scholarships for students who would not otherwise be able to spend the semester in London.

The Helen Elizabeth Dayvault Sechler Study Abroad Scholarship
Alumnus John Jackson Sechler of Cornwall, England, established the fund supporting these awards in 2013 to honor his mother. The fund offers need-based scholarships for semester or yearlong exchange programs in England, with preference for students who plan to enroll in classes related to their major or who will pursue an internship or formal service-learning course while in England.

Horace J. Shumate Memorial Scholarship
Carol Shumate of Chapel Hill established the fund supporting this award in 2001 in honor of her late father, who worked in the foreign operations division of Loffland Brothers Drilling Co. for 24 years. A contract negotiator, Shumate traveled to remote locations around the world. The fund provides scholarships for study abroad and targets students who wish to pursue new academic or personal interests through international experiences.

Study Abroad Awards
The Study Abroad Office awards scholarships to some students from an award fund supported by donor gifts. The awards are based primarily, but not exclusively, on financial need.

The J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students who enroll in Honors Study Abroad programs based in London.

Watson Twait Honors Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to competitive students participating in Honors Carolina’s off-campus study programs.

William D. Weir Fund for Honors Fellowships in Asian Studies
This fund provides fellowships for students to develop language skills and gain practical, independent work experience in China. Recipients spend the spring semester in Beijing for intensive language study and coursework on contemporary China, then spend the summer interning in Beijing or Shanghai.

 

NORTH CAROLINA RECIPIENTS

Alamance

Perla Castillejos of Mebane studied at King’s College London in England this summer. A history major, Castillejos received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Alexander

Shana Loudermelk of Taylorsville participated in the Honors London and Oxford program in England this summer. A double major in psychology and neuroscience and history, Loudermelk received the J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship.

Buncombe

Kelsey Woody of Arden is studying at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, this fall. A geological sciences major, Woody received the Gravely Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

Megan Cain of Asheville is participating in the Honors Semester in London program in England this fall. A double major in media and journalism and exercise and sport science, Cain received the Bonnie and Tom Jones London Honors Covenant Scholarship and the Jacques Family Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Brooke Fisher of Weaverville received an award from the William D. Weir Fund for Honors Fellowships in Asian Studies for study in Beijing and Shanghai, China, last spring and summer. Fisher is a double major in media and journalism and global studies.

Briana Humes of Asheville studied at Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico, this summer. A double major in Latin American studies and political science, Humes received the Anthony and Hope Harrington Study Abroad Scholarship.

James Sapp of Swannanoa is participating in CET Abroad’s Intensive Arabic Language program in Amman, Jordan, this fall. A double major in history and Arabic, Sapp received the Michael L. and Matthew L. Boyatt Award.

Burke

Cheyenne Ralston of Hickory participated in the Honors Semester in London program in England this spring. A psychology and neuroscience major, Ralston received an award from the Peter G. C. Mallinson Fund for Innovation in International Education.

Jordan Jenkins of Morganton participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Exploration, Colonialism and Violence this summer in London, England, and Dublin, Ireland. A double major in history and political science, Jenkins received the Jacques Family Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Flavio Uribe-Rheinbolt of Morganton participated in the UNC Summer in India program. A double major in business administration and global studies, Uribe-Rheinbolt received the Suzanne Hynes Memorial Travel Award.

Cabarrus

Ashley Cruz of Concord studied at the University of Manchester in England this spring. An English major, Cruz received the Brian and Susan Mashburn Study Abroad Scholarship.

Ashley Ernest of Davidson will study at Universidad de Oviedo in Spain during the 2017-2018 academic year. Ernest received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Sidney McCurry of Landis studied at University College Cork in Ireland this spring. A double major in clinical laboratory science and American studies, McCurry received the Julia Preston Brumley Travel Scholarship in American Studies.

Quade Robinson of Midland received an award from the William D. Weir Fund for Honors Fellowships in Asian Studies for study in Beijing and Shanghai, China, last spring and summer. Robinson is a double major in interdisciplinary studies and Asian studies.

Lauren Taylor of Harrisburg participated in the College Year in Athens program in Greece this summer. A double major in history and peace, war and defense, Taylor received the Michael L. and Matthew L. Boyatt Award.

Carteret

Emily Bulla of Beaufort participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on European Smart Cities and Renewable Energy this summer in Germany and the Netherlands, for which she received the Davis-Barden Honors Study Abroad Scholarship. She is also studying this fall at King’s College London in England, for which she received the Frances and E.T. Rollins Jr. Study Abroad Scholarship. Bulla is a public policy major.

Grant Miller of Newport is studying at the National University of Singapore’s School of Computing this fall. A computer science major, Miller was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Catawba

Polina Cherkez of Hickory participated in the UNC Science in Scandinavia program in Lund, Sweden, this summer. A chemistry major, Cherkez received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Jennifer Craft of Hickory participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on European Smart Cities and Renewable Energy this summer in Germany and the Netherlands. A double major in environmental studies and political science, Craft received the G. Timothy and Jessica Hope Pate Environmental Science Field Program Scholarship.

Chatham

Amanda Peele of Chapel Hill participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on European Smart Cities and Renewable Energy this summer in Germany and the Netherlands. A public policy major, Peele received the G. Timothy and Jessica Hope Pate Environmental Science Field Program Scholarship, the Davis-Barden Honors Study Abroad Scholarship, and the Jacques Family Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Madeleine Wood of Chapel Hill studied at the University of Melbourne in Australia this spring. A psychology and neuroscience major, Wood received the Gravely Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

Chowan

Hannah Nixon of Edenton studied at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, this spring. A double major in anthropology and linguistics, Nixon was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Craven

Nina Vukicevic of New Bern studied at the University of Wollongong in Australia this spring. A double major in management and society and sociology, Vukicevic received the Suzanne Hynes Memorial Travel Award.

Cumberland

Alexandra Gailey of Fayetteville studied in Copenhagen, Denmark, this spring through the Danish Institute for Study Abroad. A communication studies major, Gailey received the Mealy Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

Jesus Gonzalez-Ventura of Hope Mills is participating in the Honors Semester in Cape Town program in South Africa this fall. A public policy major, Gonzalez-Ventura received the Watson Twait Honors Study Abroad Scholarship and the Davis-Barden Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Krupa Kaneria of Fayetteville studied in Arles, France, this summer through IES Abroad. A double major in public policy and economics, Kaneria received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Dare

Madeline Bailey of Kill Devil Hills studied at the University of Sydney in Australia this spring. A psychology and neuroscience major, Bailey received the Joe Henry and Jenny C. Jenkins Study Abroad Award.

Davie

Hanna Ball of Advance participated in the Honors London and Oxford program in England this summer. A communication studies major, Ball received the J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship.

Durham

Anna Lin of Durham participated in the UNC Spanish Health Professions in Costa Rica program in San José this summer. Lin received the Frances and E.T. Rollins Jr. Study Abroad Scholarship.

Maria Martinez-Ospina of Durham is studying at the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences this fall. A psychology and neuroscience major, Martinez-Ospina was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Josue Menjivar of Durham participated in the UNC in Israel Archaeological Excavation program in Israel and Jordan this summer. Menjivar received funding from the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies.

Cristina Nieto of Durham studied in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this summer through Butler University’s Institute for Study Abroad. A double major in Latin American studies and Romance studies, Nieto received the Anthony and Hope Harrington Study Abroad Scholarship.

Peter Streilein of Durham is participating in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Musical Perspectives this fall in London, England and Florence, Italy. A double major in geography and music, Streilein received an award from the Peter G. C. Mallinson Fund for Innovation in International Education.

Maddy Sweitzer-Lamme of Durham studied at the University of Hong Kong this spring. A double major in interdisciplinary studies and media and journalism, Sweitzer-Lamme was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Forsyth

Collin Williams of Clemmons participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Conflict Resolution and Democracy Building in the Balkans this summer in Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo. A double major in global studies and peace, war and defense, Williams received the Richard S. Reynolds Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Elizabeth Monaghan of Pfafftown studied at the University of Wollongong in Australia this spring. An environmental sciences major, Monaghan received a Study Abroad Award.

Jaquesha Stokes of Winston-Salem participated in the Honors Semester in London program in England this spring. A communication studies major, Stokes received an award from the Sarah Quinn Laney Memorial Fund and an Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Deanelle Thompson of Winston-Salem participated in the UNC in Sevilla program in Spain this spring. A political science major, Thompson received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Gaston

Sara Gray of Belmont participated in the UNC in Sevilla program in Spain this spring. A global studies major, Gray received the Michael L. and Matthew L. Boyatt Award.

Makayla Hamrick of Cherryville studied at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland this spring. A double major in communication studies and dramatic art, Hamrick received the Elizabeth Malone Roughton Study Abroad Scholarship.

Guilford

Molly Auten of Greensboro participated in the School for Field Studies’ Wildlife Management and Conservation program in Tanzania this summer. Auten received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Ryan Kurtiak of Greensboro studied at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland this spring. A double major in contemporary European studies and history, Kurtiak received the Michael L. and Matthew L. Boyatt Award.

Hannah Lawrence of Greensboro is participating in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Musical Perspectives this fall in London, England and Florence, Italy. Lawrence received the Bonnie and Tom Jones London Honors Covenant Scholarship and an award from the Peter G. C. Mallinson Fund for Innovation in International Education.

Colleen Link of Greensboro studied at University College Dublin in Ireland this spring. A business administration major, Link received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Rachel Pomeroy of Greensboro is participating in the UNC in Sevilla program in Spain this fall. A double major in Romance studies and history, Pomeroy received the Bejarano-Benning Study Abroad Scholarship for Spain/Iberian Peninsula.

Ayashe Ramey of Summerfield participated in the UNC in Sevilla program in Spain this spring. A double major in global studies and Romance studies, Ramey received the Laura Richards Study Abroad Scholarship.

Jabril Rice of Greensboro studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong this summer. A double major in political science and global studies, Rice received the Hong Kong Alumni Club Scholarship.

Tiffany Turner of Greensboro studied at the National University of Ireland in Galway this spring. A public policy major, Turner received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Kirstyn Waller of Jamestown participated in the UNC in Israel Archaeological Excavation program in Israel and Jordan this summer. A double major in history and archaeology, Waller received funding from the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies.

Henderson

Mary McKenzie of Hendersonville participated in the UNC in Montpellier program in France this spring. A global studies major, McKenzie received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Arijit Sen of Hendersonville is participating in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Musical Perspectives this fall in London, England and Florence, Italy. A double major in media and journalism and political science, Sen received the Watson Twait Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Trevor Smith of Horse Shoe studied at King’s College London in England this spring. Smith received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Jackson

Kyle Clapper of Cullowhee studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School this summer. A double major in business administration and economics, Clapper was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Madison

Chloe Schneider of Marshall participated in the UNC Environmental Sustainability in Australia program based in Townsville this summer. Schneider received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Mecklenburg

Danielle Adler of Charlotte studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong this spring. A double major in peace, war and defense and political science, Adler received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Kyle Asher of Charlotte studied in Beijing, China, this summer through CET Academic Programs. A double major in applied physical sciences and Asian Studies, Asher was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Arianna Dendrolivanos of Matthews participated in the Honors Semester in London program in England this spring. A political science major, Dendrolivanos received an award from the John Lucier Brantley Honors Fund.

Yabriyah Eaves of Charlotte participated in the UNC Spanish Health Professions in Costa Rica program in San José this summer. An exercise and sport science major, Eaves received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Jacob Gersfeld of Charlotte participated in the UNC Science in Sevilla program in Spain this summer. A computer science major, Gersfeld received the Alva Ebersole Award.

Danielle Hall of Charlotte is studying at the University of Manchester in England this fall. A double major in sociology and psychology and neuroscience, Hall received the Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award.

Megan Hammond of Charlotte participated in the UNC in Montpellier program in France this spring. A double major in political science and economics, Hammond received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Emily Jarrett of Charlotte studied at Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador this spring. A double major in global studies and anthropology, Jarrett received the Michael L. and Matthew L. Boyatt Award.

Esther Lee of Matthews participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Science, Literature and Infectious Disease this summer in London, England. A double major in environmental health sciences and classics, Lee received the Richard S. Reynolds Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Ashley May of Huntersville participated in the UNC Biology and Spanish in Costa Rica program in San José this summer. May received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Chinyere Osunkwo of Charlotte studied at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, this summer. A double major in media and journalism and global studies, Osunkwo was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Annaleigh Powell of Matthews participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Science, Literature and Infectious Disease this summer in London, England. A biology major, Powell received the J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship.

Sarah Richman of Charlotte is studying at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland this fall. A double major in linguistics and psychology and neuroscience, Richman received the Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award.

Diana Scott of Charlotte is participating in the Honors Semester in London program in England this fall. A sociology major, Scott received an award from the Peter G. C. Mallinson Fund for Innovation in International Education and an Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Diego Suarez-Salazar of Charlotte studied at the University of Havana in Cuba this spring. A double major in history and Latin American studies, Suarez-Salazar received the Anthony and Hope Harrington Study Abroad Scholarship.

Ellen Thompson of Charlotte studied at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, this spring. A biology major, Thompson received a Study Abroad Award.

Robin Viall of Charlotte will study at Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina in Buenos Aires during the 2017-2018 academic year. A double major in Romance studies and psychology and neuroscience, Viall received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Moore

Joelle Howard of Aberdeen studied at King’s College London in England this spring. A psychology and neuroscience major, Howard received the Helen Elizabeth Dayvault Sechler Study Abroad Scholarship.

Nash

Amanda Davis of Battleboro studied at the University of Sydney in Australia this spring. A linguistics major, Davis received the Jan and Steve Capps Study Abroad Ambassador Scholarship.

New Hanover

Dongjin Kim of Wilmington studied at the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Science this spring. A mathematical decision sciences major, Kim received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Marigny Kirschke-Schwartz of Wilmington studied at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, this spring. A double major in peace, war and defense and history, Kirschke-Schwartz received the Michael L. and Matthew L. Boyatt Award.

Zachary Lee of Wilmington studied at the Freie Universität Berlin International Summer University in Germany. A double major in Germanic and Slavic languages and literatures and sociology, Lee received the Gravely Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

John Suggs of Wilmington participated in the business track of the UNC Spanish for the Professions in Sevilla program in Spain this summer. A double major in economics and political science, Suggs received the Frances and E.T. Rollins Jr. Study Abroad Scholarship.

Orange

Kristina Caltabiano of Carrboro is studying at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro in Brazil this fall. Caltabiano received the Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award.

Sarah Dwyer of Chapel Hill participated in IES Abroad’s Irish Studies program in Dublin this summer. An American studies major, Dwyer received the Julia Preston Brumley Travel Scholarship in American Studies.

Henry Engler of Chapel Hill is participating in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Musical Perspectives this fall in London, England and Florence, Italy. A music major, Engler received the J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship and a Bonnie and Tom Jones London Honors Covenant Scholarship.

Emma Giusto of Carrboro is studying at King’s College London in England this fall. A double major in political science and economics, Giusto received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Zoe Hazerjian of Chapel Hill is participating in the Honors Semester in London program in England this fall. A double major in political science and economics, Hazerjian received the Professor Joel K. Schwartz 1995 London Honors Scholarship.

Kristen Lee of Chapel Hill participated in an internship program in Shanghai, China, this summer through the The Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship and CET Academic Programs. A double major in interdisciplinary studies and business administration, Lee was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Lee Mook of Chapel Hill received an award from the William D. Weir Fund for Honors Fellowships in Asian Studies for study in Beijing and Shanghai, China, last spring and summer. Mook is a business administration major.

Asuka Nakamura of Chapel Hill participated in CET Academic Program’s Public Health and Service Learning program this summer in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Nakamura received the Brian and Susan Mashburn Study Abroad Scholarship.

Grace Porter of Carrboro participated in the UNC in Montpellier program in France this spring. A double major in history and psychology and neuroscience, Porter received the Michael L. and Matthew L. Boyatt Award.

Thomas Rush of Mebane participated in the UNC Summer in Japan program in Tokyo. An Asian studies major, Rush received the Suzanne Hynes Memorial Travel Award.

Helena Shaw of Hillsborough studied at the University of Helsinki in Finland this spring. An art history major, Shaw received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Stella Shon of Chapel Hill participated in the UNC Summer in Paris program in France. Shon received the Joe Henry and Jenny C. Jenkins Study Abroad Award.

Samantha Straughan of Chapel Hill studied at the University of Melbourne in Australia this spring. A communication studies major, Straughan received the Gravely Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

Kathryn Warren of Chapel Hill participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Exploration, Colonialism and Violence this summer in London, England and Dublin, Ireland. A history major, Warren received the Professor Joel K. Schwartz 1995 London Honors Scholarship.

Maya Weinberg of Chapel Hill is studying at Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico, this fall. A double major in Latin American studies and political science, Weinberg received the Anthony and Hope Harrington Study Abroad Scholarship and the Bejarano-Benning Study Abroad Scholarship for Latin America.

Jeremy Zollars of Chapel Hill participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Conflict Resolution and Democracy Building in the Balkans this summer in Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo. A peace, war and defense major, Zollars received the Honors Study Abroad Scholarship and the Davis-Barden Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Pitt

Everette Lassiter of Greenville studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong this summer. A business administration major, Lassiter was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Randolph

Hye Ryu of Archdale studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong this summer. Ryu received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Rockingham

Brandon Tucker of Reidsville participated in IES Abroad’s European Union program in Freiburg, Germany, this spring. A contemporary European studies major, Tucker received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Rowan

Jackson Campbell of Salisbury studied at the National Theatre School of Ireland-Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin this summer through IES Abroad. A double major in dramatic art and communication studies, Campbell received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Hannah Crook of Salisbury participated in the UNC in Sevilla program in Spain this summer. A health policy and management major, Crook received the Frances and E.T. Rollins Jr. Study Abroad Scholarship.

Daniel Winecoff of Salisbury participated in an internship this summer in Sydney, Australia through IES Abroad. A double major in biology and music, Winecoff received the Gravely Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

Rutherford

Philip Guadagno of Spindale is participating in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Musical Perspectives this fall in London, England and Florence, Italy. A double major in dramatic art and music, Guadagno received the Bonnie and Tom Jones London Honors Covenant Scholarship and the J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship.

Shawn Hines of Spindale studied at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy in Bangkok, Thailand, this spring. A double major in business administration and media and journalism, Hines was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Surry

Brandon Cosgrove of Mount Airy will participate in the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics program in Hungary during the 2017-2018 academic year. A mathematics major, Cosgrove received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Thomas Fertitta-Boutis of Pilot Mountain is studying at King’s College London in England this fall. A peace, war and defense major, Fertitta-Boutis received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Logan Smith of Mount Airy studied at Korea University in Seoul this summer. A double major in history and psychology and neuroscience, Smith received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Union

Kaitlyn Ave’lallemant of Indian Trail participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on European Smart Cities and Renewable Energy this summer in Germany and the Netherlands. A double major in environmental sciences and dramatic art, Ave’lallemant received the G. Timothy and Jessica Hope Pate Environmental Science Field Program Scholarship and an award from the Peter G. C. Mallinson Fund for Innovation in International Education.

Juliette Clemmons of Indian Trail studied in Barcelona, Spain, this spring through IES Abroad. A double major in biology and global studies, Clemmons received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Christina Fenison of Monroe studied in the Danish Institute for Study Abroad’s sustainability program in Copenhagen, Denmark, this summer. An environmental studies major, Fenison received the G. Timothy and Jessica Hope Pate Environmental Science Field Program Scholarship.

Katherine Griffin of Waxhaw participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Science, Literature and Infectious Disease this summer in London, England. A double major in biology and computer science,

Griffin received the Professor Joel K. Schwartz 1995 London Honors Scholarship and an Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Arthur Nicolas of Monroe studied in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this summer through Butler University’s Institute for Study Abroad. A double major in global studies and anthropology, Nicolas received the Horace J. Shumate Memorial Scholarship.

Wake

Hannah Balser of Raleigh participated in the UNC Summer in Japan program in Tokyo. A psychology and neuroscience major, Balser received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Meredith Dorminey of Raleigh participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Science, Literature and Infectious Disease this summer in London, England. A biology major, Dorminey received the Davis-Barden Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Natalie Ferguson of Raleigh studied in Copenhagen, Denmark, this summer through the Danish Institute for Study Abroad. A double major in communication studies and sociology, Ferguson received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Lydia Field of Raleigh studied in Harbin, China, this summer through CET Academic Programs. A double major in global studies and Asian studies, Field was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Eric Fitch of Raleigh participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on European Smart Cities and Renewable Energy this summer in Germany and the Netherlands. An environmental studies major, Fitch received the Richard S. Reynolds Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Samantha Hutchings of Apex studied in Beijing, China, this summer through CET Academic Programs. An English major, Hutchings was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Rachel Kleiman of Raleigh studied at the UNC Institute for the Environment’s Thailand Field Site this spring. A double major in environmental sciences and chemistry, Kleiman was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Kha Vi Le of Raleigh participated in the UNC Summer in Japan program in Tokyo. A double major in business administration and music, Le received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Sinclair Lennon-Butler of Wake Forest participated in the UNC in Sevilla program in Spain this summer. An exercise and sport science major, Lennon-Butler received a Study Abroad Award.

Avery Linderman of Cary is participating in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Musical Perspectives this fall in London, England and Florence, Italy. A music major, Linderman received the Watson Twait Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Ewen Liu of Raleigh participated in the Honors Semester in London program in England this spring. A biology major, Liu received an award from the Marietta and Hyman Bielsky Honors Study Abroad Scholarship Fund.

Alexander Magee of Raleigh studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School this spring. A business administration major, Magee was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Owais Mahmood of Apex studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong this summer. Mahmood received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Mariah Massey of Cary participated in the Honors Semester in London program in England this spring. A global studies major, Massey received an award from the Peter G. C. Mallinson Fund for Innovation in International Education.

Arielle Patra of Cary is participating in the Honors Semester in Cape Town program in South Africa this fall. A double major in biology and English, Patra received the Richard S. Reynolds Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Olivia Petrocella of Raleigh participated in the UNC in Israel Archaeological Excavation program this summer in Israel and Jordan. An environmental studies major, Petrocella received funding from the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies.

Ryan Schmedding of Apex participated in the UNC Environmental Studies in the Galápagos program in Ecuador this summer. An environmental health sciences major, Schmedding received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Aneri Shah of Apex is studying at the National University of Singapore’s School of Computing this fall. A double major in information science and computer science, Shah was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Shelby Soutter of Apex participated in the Honors London and Oxford program in England this summer. A classics major, Soutter received the Richard S. Reynolds Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Tyler Stallings of Wendell participated in the UNC in Sevilla program in Spain this spring. A double major in Romance studies and global studies, Stallings received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

David Tan of Raleigh participated in the UNC Science in Sevilla program in Spain this summer. Tan received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Nicholas Teder of Cary studied at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, this spring. A double major in history and peace, war and defense, Teder received the Michael L. and Matthew L. Boyatt Award.

Rachel Tyeryar of Raleigh is participating in CET Abroad’s internship program in Amman, Jordan, this fall. A double major in global studies and economics, Tyeryar received the Michael L. and Matthew L. Boyatt Award.

Kali Ung of Raleigh studied at King’s College London in England this spring. A double major in biology and Asian studies, Ung received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Jennifer Williams of Wendell participated in the Honors Semester in London program in England this spring. A double major in communication studies and history, Williams received an Honors Study Abroad Scholarship and an award from the John Lucier Brantley Honors Fund.

Marques Wilson of Morrisville participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on European Smart Cities and Renewable Energy this summer in Germany and the Netherlands. A media and journalism major, Wilson received the G. Timothy and Jessica Hope Pate Environmental Science Field Program Scholarship.

Audrey Woolard of Raleigh participated in the Honors Semester in London program in England this summer. A double major in English and history, Woolard received the J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship.

Watauga

Kristen Gill of Boone participated in the UNC in Sevilla program in Spain this spring. A double major in Romance studies and linguistics, Gill received the Gravely Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

Anna Phillips of Sugar Grove studied at Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico, this summer. A Romance studies major, Phillips received the Anthony and Hope Harrington Study Abroad Scholarship.

Maia Yarborough of Boone studied at the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Science this spring. A double major in biology and psychology and neuroscience, Yarborough received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Wayne

Michaela Deguzman of Goldsboro is participating in the UNC in Montpellier program in France this fall. A double major in communication studies and studio art, Deguzman received Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Wilkes

Ashlyn Stackhouse of North Wilkesboro studied at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland this spring. A biology major, Stackhouse received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Yadkin

Anna Reavis of Yadkinville is studying in Barcelona, Spain, this fall through IES Abroad. Reavis received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

Kaitlyn Wall of Yadkinville participated in the UNC Spanish Health Professions in Costa Rica program in San José this summer. An exercise and sport science major, Wall received the Charles Garland Johnson Sr. Scholarship.

OUT-OF-STATE RECIPIENTS

Arizona

Tori Ehrhardt of Mesa is studying at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, this fall. A double major in communication studies and psychology and neuroscience, Ehrhardt received the Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award.

Sooyeon Pyo of Chandler studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong this summer. An economics major, Pyo received the Hong Kong Alumni Club Scholarship.

California

Hannah Robinson of Santa Barbara participated in the Honors London and Oxford program in England this summer. Robinson received the J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship.

Delaware

Brandon Dawson of Townsend participated in the UNC Summer in India program. Dawson was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Florida 

Natalie Cabo of Miami is studying in the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art’s Diploma in Classical Acting in England this fall. A management and society major, Cabo received the Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award.

Khaleelah Elhajouiun of Sarasota participated in the UNC Summer in Japan program in Tokyo. A double major in linguistics and Asian studies, Elhajouiun was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Julian Esain of Miami studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong this summer. A double major in global studies and peace, war and defense, Esain received the Hong Kong Alumni Club Scholarship.

Ashlei Heffernan of Jacksonville is studying at the National Theatre School of Ireland-Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin this fall through IES Abroad. A double major in dramatic art and communication studies, Heffernan received the Harris Teeter Study Abroad Scholarship.

Lilly Liang of Hialeah participated in the Honors Semester in London program in England this spring. A management and society major, Liang received the J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship.

Zachary Simon of Hallandale Beach participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Conflict Resolution and Democracy Building in the Balkans this summer in Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo. A double major in political science and peace, war and defense, Simon received the Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Alex Sun of Boca Raton participated in the UNC Biochemistry in Grenoble program in France this summer. A double major in chemistry and exercise and sport science, Sun received the Suzanne Hynes Memorial Travel Award.

Georgia

James Bruce IV of Norcross studied at the Freie Universität Berlin International Summer University in Germany. A geography major, Bruce received the Mealy Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

Iowa

Scott Diekema of Iowa City participated in the UNC Summer in India program. Diekema was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Illinois

Marisa Sclafani of Park Ridge participated in the Bologna Consortial Studies Program in Italy this spring. A global studies major, Sclafani received the Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award.

Massachusetts

Elizabeth Makris of Westborough participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Science, Literature and Infectious Disease this summer in London, England. A biology major, Makris received the J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship and the Richard S. Reynolds Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Stephen Zawada of Groton studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School this summer. A business administration major, Zawada was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Maryland

Olga Prokunina of Rockville participated in SIT Abroad’s Community Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine program this summer in Kunming, China. A psychology and neuroscience major, Prokunina was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

 New Jersey

Edwina Koch of New Milford participated in the UNC in Montpellier program in France this spring. A Romance studies major, Koch received the Haywood Family Study Abroad Scholarship.

Peter Murphy of Highland Park studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong this spring. A double major in business administration and economics, Murphy was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

New York

Renata D’Agrella of Bay Shore participated in the Honors London and Oxford program in England this summer. A double major in media and journalism and political science, D’Agrella received the Jacques Family Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Joseph Nickel of Islip Terrace participated in the UNC Science in Sevilla program in Spain this summer. A music major, Nickel received a Study Abroad Award.

Ohio

Anna Rhodes of Bexley participated in the Honors London and Oxford program in England this summer. A double major in political science and English, Rhodes received the J. Stanley Tucker London Honors Scholarship.

Irene Zhu of Columbus is studying in Copenhagen, Denmark, this fall through the Danish Institute for Study Abroad. A double major in psychology and neuroscience and pharmacy, Zhu received the Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award.

Pennsylvania

Catherine Lucchi of Shamokin Dam participated in the UNC Summer in India program. An Asian studies major, Lucchi was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Alexander Payne of West Chester studied at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, this spring. A double major in biology and chemistry, Payne received the Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award.

Eric Takoushian of West Chester is studying in Santiago, Chile, this fall through IES Abroad. A chemistry major, Takoushian received the Bejarano-Benning Study Abroad Scholarship for Latin America.

South Carolina 

Makiah Belk of Columbia is participating in the Honors Semester in Cape Town program in South Africa this fall. A double major in political science and studio art, Belk received an award from the Honors International Experience Fund.

Claudia Hadden-Ford of Columbia participated in the UNC Science in Dublin program in Ireland this summer. A biology major, Hadden-Ford received a Charles A. McLendon Sr. Study Abroad Scholarship.

Texas

Karla Garcia of Dallas participated in the Honors Semester in London program in England this spring. A public policy major, Garcia received the Jacques Family Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Nico Krachenfels of Addison participated in the Kenan-Flagler Business School’s internship program in Hong Kong this summer. A business administration major, Krachenfels was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Virginia  

Sarah Burk of Virginia Beach participated in the Honors Semester in London program in England this spring. A double major in English and political science, Burk received the Jacques Family Honors Study Abroad Scholarship.

Malik Jabati of Alexandria studied in the National University of Singapore’s University Scholars Program this spring. A double major in computer science and economics, Jabati was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

Veronica Nguyen of Springfield studied at the University of Sydney in Australia this spring. A double major in economics and chemistry, Nguyen received the Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award.

Seyoung Oh of Annandale is participating in the Honors Semester in London program in England this fall. A double major in education and sociology, Oh received the Professor Joel K. Schwartz 1995 London Honors Scholarship.

David Tang of Annandale is studying at Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico, this fall. A biology major, Tang received the Fry Study Abroad Scholarship.

Caroline Young of Arlington participated in the Burch Field Research Seminar on Exploration, Colonialism and Violence this summer in London, England and Dublin, Ireland. Young received an award from the Peter G. C. Mallinson Fund for Innovation in International Education.

West Virginia

Maria Allen of Charles Town will study at the University of Helsinki in Finland during the 2017-2018 academic year. An English major, Allen received the Leonard G. and Rozelia S. Herring Study Abroad Award.

OUT-OF-COUNTRY RECIPIENTS

Germany

Cathleen Rueckeis of Teltow is studying in the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Science this fall. A biology major, Rueckeis was selected as a Phillips Ambassador.

South Korea

Jason Han of Seoul participated in the business track of the UNC Spanish for the Professions in Sevilla program in Spain this summer. An exercise and sport science major, Han received the Charles A. McLendon Sr. Study Abroad Scholarship.

 

College of Arts and Sciences contact: Geneva Collins, 919.843.6339, geneva_collins@unc.edu 

UNC Global contact: Katie Bowler Young, 919.962.4504, kby@unc.edu