Seven Princeton seniors received major scholarships in November and December. Marie-Rose Sheinerman has been named a Rhodes scholar; Abdelhamid (Hamid) Arbab was named a Marshall scholar; and Benjamin Bograd, Kate Gross-Whitaker, Kanishkh Kanodia, Michal Kozlowski, and Elisabeth Rülke were named Schwarzman scholars.
Sheinerman, a history major from New York City and former editor-in-chief of The Daily Princetonian, was one of just 32 students selected to pursue graduate studies at the University of Oxford. She will begin her M.Phil. in history in October, according to the University’s announcement.
Arbab, a School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) major from North Arlington, New Jersey, will pursue master’s degrees in Islamic studies (University of Birmingham) and criminology and criminal justice (University of Oxford), according to the University’s announcement. He has been president of Muslim Advocates for Social Justice and Individual Dignity and co-president of the Muslim Students’ Association at Princeton.
The Schwarzman scholars will start master’s degrees in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, in August.
Bograd, a politics major from Short Hills, New Jersey, is co-founder of the J-Asians Club and president of the Varsity Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, according to the University’s announcement.
Gross-Whitaker, a politics major from Piedmont, California, is former co-president and programming director of the Princeton U.S.-China Coalition.
Kanodia, a SPIA major from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, is co-founder and former president of the South Asian Progressive Alliance and a former Class of 2023 senator.
Kozlowski, a chemical and biological engineering major from Tarrytown, New York, was program director of the U.S.-China Coalition and serves as co-captain of the Army Ranger Challenge team.
Rülke, a physics major from London, serves as the diversity, equity, and inclusion chair of Cottage Club.