Fall 2017 Scholars

Recipients of Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan, Fall 2017

 Map Bridging Scholars, Fall 2017

Nicole ABBONDANZA / University of North Carolina, Charlotte / Nagoya University of Foreign Studies /  Japanese studies

Farzana AHMED / Knox College (IL) / Nanzan University (IES) / economics; international studies

Alex ALDERMAN / University of Illinois, Chicago / Temple University Japan Campus / finance

Megan ASHER / Illinois State University / Kansai Gaidai / international business

Dana BENELLI / University of Oregon / Waseda University / comparative literature; Japanese

Kevin BERNING / Miami University (FL) / Kwansei Gakuin / strategic communications; international studies

Grace BOLOGNA / University of Chicago / Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / political science

Indiana BROWN / University at Albany, SUNY / Kansai Gaidai / women’s studies; Japanese studies

Molly BRUEGER / Kalamazoo College (MI) / Doshisha University / East Asian studies

Zoe BUNTON / University of Kansas / Kansai Gaidai / women’s & gender studies

Tyler BURTON / George Washington University (DC) / Waseda University / sian studies; Japanese

Jessica CAMARILLO / Humboldt State University (CA) / Waseda University / business administration

Tobin CARLSON / Lawrence University (WI) / Waseda University  / international relations

Caroline CARROLL / Ohio State University / Hokkaido University / world economy & business

David CENTENO / Hunter College, CUNY / Meiji Gakuin / Japanese

Kristina CHAMBERS / SUNY Stony Brook / Tokyo University of Foreign Studies / linguistics

Brittany CLARKE / University of North Texas / Kansai Gaidai / biology

Chandler COLLINS / University of Virginia / Hitotsubashi University / global development studies

Emily DELMONICO / Northern Arizona University / Kyushu University / microbiology; comparative cultural studies

Emma DUNCAN / Wellesley College / International Christian University / Japanese

Carly DUNN / University of Memphis / Nagoya Gakuin / Japanese; English

Aaron EASTWOOD / Calvin College (MI) / Japan Center for Michigan Universities / Japanese

Marissa ELLIS / Northern Kentucky University / Gifu University / communication studies

Julia EMORY / Coastal Carolina University (SC) / Osaka Gakuin + Nagoya University / history; intelligence & national security

Ihechiluru EZURUONYE / Kalamazoo College (MI) / Doshisha University / international & area studies

Alistair FAGHANI / University of Maryland, College Park / Keio University/ finance & marketing

Chloe FINLEY / Clemson University / Sophia University / international trade; Japanese

Sarah FLANAGAN / Ohio State University / International Christian University / computer science & engineering; Japanese

George FOURMAUX / Loyola University New Orleans / Sophia University / finance; economics

Colin GALLAWAY / Boston College / Waseda University / computer science

Augustino GIAMBRONE / Northern Kentucky University / Gifu University / media informatics

Megan GILL / Western Carolina University / Osaka Kyoiku University / language studies

Jordan GOODWIN / University of Alaska, Anchorage / Hokkaido University of Education / Japanese

Alexandra GRIFFIN / Nazareth College (NY) / Kansai Gaidai / English literature

Katrina HAMMON / Juniata College (PA) / Hokusei Gakuen / wildlife conservation

Ezekiel HELING / University of Minnesota / Hitotsubashi University / journalism

Kylie HILL / University of Nevada, Reno / Kanazawa University / public health

Anna HIRSCHLER / Lake Forest College (IL) / Tokyo International University (ISEP) / Asian studies

Kendall HOUCK / St. Cloud State University (MN) / Akita International University / English studies

Erica HOWIE / University of Alabama / Meiji University / advertising; digital art; Japanese

Meghan HURLEY / University of Massachusetts, Amherst / Kansai Gaidai / anthropology

Alex HUTCHINS / Cornell University / Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / religious studies

Charlie JAMES / University of California, Berkeley / Tsuru University / business administration

Kelly KAMRATH / Nebraska Wesleyan University / Kwansei Gakuin / English; Japanese

Grace KIM / Rutgers University (NJ) / International Christian University / East Asian languages & cultures

Benjamin KLEHR / Honolulu Community College (HI) / JF Oberlin University / Asian studies

Victor LANE / Earlham College (IN) / Waseda University / Japanese

Celia LANGFORD / Whitman College (WA) / Doshisha University (AKP) / Asian & Middle Eastern studies

Madison LAWRIE / Portland State University (OR) / Kansai Gaidai / psychology; Japanese

Sharada LE / Wichita State University (KS) / Kansai Gaidai / international business

Gerlin LEU / Bowdoin College (ME) / Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / Asian religions

Jeremy LUNA / SUNY New Paltz / Kanazawa University / industrial relations

Keelyn McCABE / University of Virginia / Hitotsubashi University / public policy; global studies

Gwenafaye McCORMICK / University of Mississippi / Waseda University / biology; international studies

Anthony MILLER / Nebraska Wesleyan University / Kwansei Gakuin / modern languages

Natasha MILLIGAN / Willamette University (OR) / Tokyo International University / theatre

Francis MIYATA / Knox College (IL) / Waseda University / philosophy

Eric OSBORNE / University of Idaho / KCP International Language School / music

Chance OVERBERG / Miami University of Ohio / Sophia University + Ritsumeikan University / international studies; East Asian languages

Rachel PELLEGRINO / University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign / Konan University / creative writing

Miranda PELONOIO / San Francisco State University / JF Oberlin University / hospitality management; Japanese

Mai PHAM / Rice University (TX) / Kanda University of International Studies (IES) / economics

Matthew PRIEDE / Northern Kentucky University / Musashi University / international studies

Lisa QI / Northwestern University (IL) / Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / psychology

Blake RADCLIFFE / Bellevue College (WA) / KCP International Language School / Japanese

Natasha RIEGLE / Saginaw Valley State University (MI) / Kansai Gaidai / criminal justice

Hannah ROZEI / Georgia State University / Soka University / political science

Heather RUCKER / Wittenberg University (OH) / Nanzan University (ISEP) / Japanese

Nicholas SARANDOS / Ursinus College (PA) / Akita International University / East Asian studies

Jared SELETSKY / Temple University (PA) / Temple University Japan Campus / ceramics

Jenny SHAO / University of Miami (FL) / Sophia University / psychology; international studies

Paul SHERGILL / California State University, Sacramento / Waseda University / mechanical engineering;   international business

Marshall SHERRELL / University of Washington / Keio University / Japanese; English creative writing

Kristen SHIPLEY / North Carolina A & T State University / Musashi University / journalism

Julianna SMITH / Michigan State University / Waseda University / Japanese

Sarah SPEIKER / University of Toledo / Aichi University / Asian studies

Aki STEPHENS / University of Maryland, College Park / Waseda University / information science

Jennifer TA / University of Colorado, Denver / Kwansei Gakuin (USAC) / biology

Sean TAYLOR / Mira Costa College (CA) / Temple University Japan Campus / Japanese

Cao-Minh TRAN / University of Hawaii, Hilo / Doshisha University / Japanese studies

Graciela TRIMBLE-QUIZ / University of Texas, Austin / Sophia University / linguistics

Ellie TSUCHIYA / Georgia Institute of Technology / Waseda University / economics

Robert VAN AARTSEN / Western Michigan University / Ritsumeikan University / creative writing; Japanese

Pengxue VANG / University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee / Seijo University / computer science; Japanese

Sean WALSH / Georgia State University / Soka University / Asian studies

Cheyenne WING-LAWRENCE / Western Washington University / Toyo University / Japanese

Veronica WINTERS / Washington University in St. Louis / Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies / international affairs; Japanese studies

Emily YEH / University of California, San Diego / Keio University / political science