Four WSU Students Land National Gilman Awards to Study in Asia, Europe as of Fall 2017Daniel Rieck
MEDIA CONTACT: April Seehafer, Director of the Distinguished Scholarships Program, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8239, firstname.lastname@example.org
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PULLMAN, Wash.—Four Washington University State students have received prestigious, nationally competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship awards to fund study-abroad experiences that commence this fall.
The students, in alphabetical order, are:
- Haniyyah L. Dixon, a junior apparel merchandising and textiles from Tacoma who will study in fall at the Florence University of the Arts through the SAI Program;
- Evan J. Wilson, a junior international business and marketing major and Chinese-language minor from Spokane who will spend the academic year at Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea;
- Michael B. Young, a sophomore Chinese and Japanese language and culture major and Spanish and French minor from Richland who will spend the academic year studying in Harbin China through the CET Academic Programs’ Intensive Chinese Language program; and,
- Alma J. Zamago, a junior Japanese major from Pasco who will study for the academic year on an exchange with Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan.