Record-High Dollar Amount Given to Nationality Rooms Scholarships Winners

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Fifty-four students have received Nationality Rooms Scholarships to support their summer abroad research endeavors. This year, a record amount of $205,000 was awarded among the recipients. View a full list of 2019 Nationality Rooms Scholarships winners, along with their destinations and research plans.

The recipients, which include undergrad and graduate students, were honored at an awards ceremony in April before setting off to their international destinations — from Ghana to Shanghai, Krakow to Tanzania.

Since 1948, the Nationality Rooms committees have provided summer study abroad scholarships to Pitt students. The University Center for International Studies also awards scholarships through the Study Abroad Program.