Spring 2017 Scholars

Recipients of Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan Spring 2017

Map of Bridging Scholars, Spring 2017

Jenifer ALBA / University of Nevada Las Vegas / Kwansei Gakuin (USAC) / art

Natalie BOROWSKI, Northwestern State University of Louisiana / Ritsumeikan University / psychology

John FALKENLOUS, University of Maryland / Waseda University / international business

Mercedes FARIAS, Indiana University / Nanzan University / political science & international studies

Shirley GABBER, Dartmouth College (NH) / Keio University / linguistics & Japanese

Myliyah HANNA, University of Virginia / Waseda University / biology & Japanese

Cayli HIRATA, University of Hawaii / Keio University / marketing

Takezo IGUCHI, University of Hawaii / Keio University / travel industry management

Mason JOHANEK, Gonzaga University (WA) / Akita International University / international relations & business

Shana LEWIS, University of Memphis / Tokyo International University / sociology

Kelsey MAKA, Illinois Wesleyan University / Sophia University (CIEE) / international studies & vocal performance

Kathleen MILLER, University of Maryland / Keio University / Japanese

Yuki MINAMI, University of Tennessee / Waseda University / world business & language

Erina NIWA, University of California, Berkeley / Hitotsubashi University / political economy

Taryn OBORNY, Kansas State University / Kansai Gaidai / English & pre-law

Roman PALVANOV, University of Wisconsin, Madison / University of Kyushu / materials science & engineering (Bridging Scholars Alumni Scholarship Grant)

Gabriel ROBINSON, Washington State University / Nihon University / mechanical engineering (Lockheed Martin Bridging Scholar)

MarieClaire SBRAGIA, George Washington University / Nanzan University (IES) / international affairs

Victoria SMITH, St. Michael’s College (VT) / Kansai Gaidai / international relations

Natalie SOLA OSORIO, University of Puerto Rico / Toyo University (ISEP) / art and technology & marketing

Ashley SOLIS, Cottey College (MO) / Kansai Gaidai / international business

Joshua STRICKFADEN, University of California, Los Angeles / International Christian University / East Asian studies & economics

Jessica SUN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology / University of Tokyo / materials science & engineering

Colin TIMMERMAN, Drake University (IA) / Kwansei Gakuin / political science

Nghi TRUONG, University of Texas, Austin / Sophia University / microbiology

Solana WARNER, Ursinus College (PA) / Akita International University / English