Our Scholars

Nina Josephson, Oberlin College

Nina Josephson, Oberlin College

“When you’re having a bad day and you’re frustrated with life, just being able to make something beautiful and exciting that you can connect with other people about is just so rewarding.”

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Fiona Eichinger, University of Pittsburgh

Fiona Eichinger, University of Pittsburgh

“The Stamps Foundation’s incredible generosity fills me with gratitude for their willingness to invest in the lives of others and inspires me to multiply the gift I have been given by doing the same.”

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Brendan Ryan, Ole Miss

Brendan Ryan, Ole Miss

“The Stamps Scholarship allows me to make school my job. I get to put all my time into my studies and hobbies, which has helped me get a better idea of where I want to invest my time when I am working.”

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Tammy VuPham, Georgia Tech

Tammy VuPham, Georgia Tech

“My Stamps Scholarship has not only affected how I view my time in college, but also how I want to go about making positive change in the world. It’s given me the resolve to learn in my own way, so that I can teach others in return.”

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Moira Miller, Virginia Tech

Moira Miller, Virginia Tech

“I’m looking at material science because that’s a way to formulate better batteries and other materials to make our lives more sustainable.”

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Cyrus Khandalavala, University of Southern California

Cyrus Khandalavala, University of Southern California

Exploring the World through Words By Hannah Steinkopf-Frank University of Southern California (USC) Stamps Scholar Cyrus Khandalavala is interested in exploring the terrain of political, ethical, and cultural thought around the world. He strives, without expecting...

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Karthik Rohatgi, Washington University

Karthik Rohatgi, Washington University

Reducing Health Disparities on Both Individual and Community Levels By Hannah Steinkopf-Frank When he was 7 years old, Washington University Stamps Scholar Karthik Rohatgi was shocked to learn that 70% of recipients at his local food pantry were children. That...

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Oge Onuh, Mercer University

Oge Onuh, Mercer University

Providing Healthcare on a Global Scale By Hannah Steinkopf-Frank Mercer University Stamps Scholar Oge Onuh plans to use her background in global health studies to give back as a doctor around the world. Onuh grew up in Carmel, Indiana before moving to Franklin,...

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Sanika Bhargaw, University of Southern California

Sanika Bhargaw, University of Southern California

Using Journalism to Travel the World By Hannah Steinkopf-Frank As a broadcast journalism major at the University of Southern California, Stamps Scholar Sanika Bhargaw wants to work as a foreign correspondent, covering important stories around the world. Growing up in...

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Vikash Singh, UCLA

Vikash Singh, UCLA

Connecting Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics with Medicine in Developing Nations By Hannah Steinkopf-Frank University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Stamps Scholar Vikash Singh plans to combine his passions for big data, artificial intelligence, and...

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Kavi Pandian, University of Georgia

Kavi Pandian, University of Georgia

Changing the American Education System, in the Classroom and Beyond By Hannah Steinkopf-Frank Lernfreude: It’s a German word referring to the “love of learning” that captures University of Georgia Stamps Scholar Kavi Pandian’s dedication to improving the American...

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Jared Bryson, Morehouse College

Jared Bryson, Morehouse College

Just Getting Started at Morehouse College and Beyond Morehouse College Stamps Scholar Jared Bryson wants to change the way the world uses natural resources. Bryson grew up in Bolingbrook, Illinois, and attended Plainfield East High School, where he was involved with...

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MaryCate Most, University of Illinois

MaryCate Most, University of Illinois

Communicating Complex Topics to a Wide Audience University of Illinois Stamps Scholar MaryCate Most wants to use her degrees in journalism and political science to help make complicated topics around science and other issues more understandable for a wide audience....

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DaVon Boyd, Morehouse College

DaVon Boyd, Morehouse College

Teaching the Next Generation of Political Scientists Morehouse College Stamps Scholar Da’Von Boyd plans to become a college professor and pass his passion for political science onto his students. Boyd has been interested in politics since he was a kid. He remembers...

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Bridget Oei, University of Connecticut

Bridget Oei, University of Connecticut

This environmental chemistry honors student from Hebron, Conn., stays in step, whether designing a better pacemaker, volunteering as a medical aide in Peru, or winning Irish Dance championships. Why did you decide to come to UConn? At first, I thought that I wanted to...

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