Three members of the Class of 2015 were awarded the PAUL AND DAISY SOROS FELLOWSHIPS for New Americans, an award for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants to pursue graduate studies. The award was granted to only 30 of 1,766 applicants and funds up to $90,000 of educational costs.ALLAN JABRI ’15 concentrated in computer science with a certificate in statistics and machine learning. As a Ph.D. candidate at UC, Berkeley, Jabri works to help imbue artificial intelligence systems with visual common sense.
SAMUEL KIM ’15 was a chemistry major with a certificate in global health and health policy. After receiving a master’s degree at the University of Cambridge, he began pursuing an M.D./Ph.D. at Stanford in 2017, where he studies genome structure to help address incurable diseases.
YESSICA MARTINEZ ’15, the co-winner of the Pyne Honor Prize, majored in comparative literature with certificates in creative writing and Latin American studies. She will use the grant toward an MFA in creative writing at Cornell University.