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TTruman. Carolina students were
represented well in the national
wo Goldwaters, three Luces and a
spring scholarship derby.
Two students and an alumna have
received three of 18 Luce Scholarships.
Nicholas Buell Anderson ’09, Rachel Alison Harper ’09 and Jennifer Ellen Cimaglia
’07 are funded for a year of living and learning in East Asia and Southeast Asia by the
Henry Luce Foundation of New York.
The Luce funds are for recent college
graduates with no prior experience of the
continent, with a goal to connect future
American leaders with Asian colleagues in
The three recipients pull Carolina past
Harvard to become first in the nation in
the number of Luce Scholars since the
program began in 1974. The foundation
has chosen 31 Carolina students.
Liu Puvanesarajah Garza
Sophomores Ann Liu and Varun Puvanesarajah are among 278 recipients of Barry
M. Goldwater Scholarships for students who
intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the
natural sciences or engineering.
The Goldwater provides up to $7,500
per year for educational expenses to sophomores and juniors. They are chosen for
intellectual curiosity and intensity and
potential for significant future contributions in their chosen fields.
Matthew Joseph Garza, a junior, has
been awarded the distinguished Truman
Scholarship, worth up to $30,000 in support for graduate studies toward a public
service-related degree. Garza, an economics
major, plans to use the award to pursue a
master’s degree in public administration
and international development.
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