Six seniors and two alumni will pursue graduate study abroad in the coming year as recipients of major scholarships.
Two seniors will study at Oxford as Rhodes scholars.SERENA ALAGAPPAN ’20 of New York City is majoring in comparative literature and pursuing certificates in creative writing and European cultural studies. She will pursue master’s degrees in world literatures in English and social anthropology. Alagappan is president of the American Sign Language Club and editor-in-chief of The Nassau Weekly.
ANANYA MALHOTRA ’20 of Atlanta is a Woodrow Wilson School concentrator who is pursuing a certificate in European cultural studies. She will seek a master’s degree in international relations. Malhotra is president of SHARE (Sexual Harassment/Assault Awareness, Resources, and Education) and a founding officer of Princeton Students for Gender Equality.
Two seniors were awarded Marshall scholarships.ANDREW BROWN ’20, of Louisville, Ky., is a concentrator in physics. He plans to pursue master’s degrees in applied mathematics at Imperial College London and mathematical and theoretical physics at Oxford. He performs with Ellipses Slam Poetry and co-taught a semester in spoken-word poetry in the Prison Electives Program.
AVITAL FRIED ’20, of Newton, Mass., is a concentrator in philosophy and is pursuing certificates in Arabic language and culture, values and public life, and Near Eastern studies. She plans to pursue a B. Phil. in philosophy at Oxford. She is head fellow at the Writing Center and interned with the Military Commissions Defense Organization.
Two alumni will study in Ireland as Mitchell scholars.KYLE BERLIN ’18, of Arroyo Grande, Calif., was a Spanish and Portuguese major with certificates in creative writing, Latin American studies, and theater. He was class valedictorian and the co-founder of the Rhizome Theater Company. He will attend the National University of Ireland, Galway, to study culture and colonialism.
ACHILLE TENKIANG ’17, a University trustee, completed an independent concentration in African studies and development, with certificates in urban studies and French. He was a co-founder of the Black Leadership Coalition. A legal assistant for White & Case in Paris, he will attend University College Dublin to study race, migration, and decolonial studies.
Two seniors were named Schwarzman scholars for a master’s program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.NATHAN LEVIT ’20, of Tulsa, Okla., is a Woodrow Wilson School concentrator and is pursuing certificates in history and the practice of diplomacy, American studies, and journalism. He was president of the Princeton Perspective Project and founded “What Has Me Thinking,” a biweekly newsletter that focuses on long-form journalism.
CALEB VISSER ’20, of Williamsburg, Va., is a concentrator in politics with a focus on international relations and is pursuing certificates in African studies and Latin American studies. Visser will be commissioned as a military intelligence officer in the U.S. Army upon graduation. He is the Army ROTC cadet company commander and was a student coordinator for the Vote100 campaign.