Past Scholarship Recipients

We are proud of the accomplishments of these amazing women and scholars. Please take a few minutes to learn about them and their stories of perseverance and dedication to their education.

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ADRIANA

Nursing, Salt Lake Community College

Originally from Mexico, Adriana is an incredible advocate and leader.

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BELEN

Social Work, University of Utah

Belen has continued to excel in her roles in the community and fostering skills for people with disabilities.

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ITZEL

Linguistics, University of Utah

A DACA recipient from Mexico, Itzel's interest in linguistics is motivated by her own barriers to communication. 

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JESSICA

Educational Policy, University of Utah

Jessica is officially graduated! We are excited to see how she changes our community by making education more inclusive.

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LILLIAN

Pre-Health Sciences, Salt Lake Community College

As an International Student from Uganda, Lilian hopes to one day become a Nurse Practitioner!

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ORIANA

Accounting, University of Utah

Oriana is a first-generation student originally from Peru. She has since graduated and received prestigious internships!

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SARAH

Business, Salt Lake Community College

Sarah hopes to one day become an independent businesswoman! She is going to change the world.

 
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FATIMA

Political Science, University of Utah

Fatima hopes to continue to impact the world--especially the US and her home country of Syria--with policy and advocacy.

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YEEYEE

MS Social Work, Brigham Young University

YeeYee hopes to be an advocate for women who experience abuse and neglect back in Myanmar.

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KARIME

Business, University of Utah

Karime hopes to study business to support nonprofits. She has volunteered more than 300 hours in her community!

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MARIE-CHANTAL

Psychology, University of Utah

Marie-Chantal hopes to take on the stigmas of mental health that are common in her home country of Rwanda and the US.

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YERENIA

MS Social Work, Brigham Young University

Originally from Mexico, Yerenia hopes to be an advocate for disadvantaged people. Education is her highest priority.

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PAOLA

International Studies, University of Utah

Paola would like to become an immigration lawyer to understand how laws impact forcibly displaced people.

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NASERIAN

Political Science, University of Utah

Originally from Kenya, Naserian came to the US as an international student and hopes to pursue human rights law!

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ASMA

Criminal Justice, Salt Lake Community College

Coming to the US as a refugee from Afghanistan has inspired Asma to study to support others who flee violence.

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ZOHRA

Information Systems, Salt Lake Community College

Oriana is a first-generation student originally from Peru. She has since graduated and received prestigious internships!

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MICHELLE

Chemistry, Utah State University

Born to Mexican immigrants, Michelle's childhood experiences inspired her to become a pharmacist to improve medicine.

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Anh (Minah)

MSc Education, Utah State University 

As an international student from Vietnam, Minah hopes to continue her passion in continuing education to eventually pursue a career in this field.

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Fatimah

Psychology, University of Utah

As an immigrant from Iraq, she hopes to achieve her goal to learn and be successful. The scholarship will help Fatima start school full-time instead of only part-time. 

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Gloria 

Nursing, Salt Lake Community College

Gloria used our scholarship she can start her education in nursing to accomplish her dream to care for others

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Hadjer

International Business, Utah State University

Hadjer college education is an important step in helping her solidify her career goals to find a job that supports her family. 

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Junfei

Nursing, Weber State University

Junfei wants to pursue nursing to someday give back to her community and take care of her family in China.

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Karen

Spanish, Utah Valley University 

After observing her families struggle with learning English, Karen hopes to become a translator and interpreter.

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Leila

Technology Management, Utah Valley University

Leila hopes to design machines and technology that improves people's lives. She also works to encourage women in tech. 

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Marie- Chantal

Psychology (Pre-Med), University of Utah 

Marie-Chantal hopes to take on the stigmas of mental health that are common in her home country of Rwanda and the US.

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Perla 

Health Sciences, Weber State University 

Perla hopes to become a PA and someday create a scholarship that helps Mexican students.

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Simran

Accounting, University of Utah 

Simran hopes to continue studying her passion, calculations and numbers. She is an international student from India.

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