Friday, May 25, 2012

2012 Graduate Wins Boren Scholarship!

Congratulations to 2012 JS Certificate receipient Arielle Ross on being awarded a Boren scholarship for study in Israel next year. The "Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad." These are very competitive national scholarships: 161 total were awarded out of an applicant pool of over 1000. Arielle is one of 3 Pitt students to receive the award. While in Israel, Arielle will pursue advanced study in modern standard Arabic and the Palestinian dialect. Kol ha-kavod and Mabrook!

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