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8 UIC Students win the Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad this Summer!

Congratulations to:
Abdullahi Muna, Botswana
Ahmed Zarbab, Spain
Del Toro Brayan, Japan
Gallardo Maria, Spain
Herrera Yadira, India
Martin Nikhaule, Botswana
Orfali Dalal, Switzerland

The Gilman Scholarship Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs is an undergraduate program for U.S. citizens of limited financial means to enable them to study abroad, thereby internationalizing their outlook and better preparing them to thrive in the global economy. 

Sarita Deshpande

UIC Honors College senior Sarita Deshpande is one of 36 American students to win the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship for graduate studies at the University of Cambridge. Read more:

Juliana Theorell

Juliana Theorell
2017 Goldwater Scholar
Field of Study: Life Sciences
Career Goal: After attaining a Ph.D in Microbiology, I will research the gut or lung microbiome in determining the metabolism of drugs and xenobiotics in addition to teaching at the university level.
Mentor(s): Dr. Tom G. Driver, Naijing Su, Dr. Viswanathan Natarajan, Patricia W. Finn, David Perkins, Benjamin Arthur Turturice