Several Princeton seniors and one young alumnus received prestigious scholarships this November and December. Sam Harshbarger ’24 has been named a Rhodes scholar; Sam Bisno ’24 was named a Mitchell scholar; and Genrietta Churbanova ’24, Thomas Hughes ’24,
Oluwatise Okeremi ’24, and Eric Stinehart ’20 were named Schwarzman scholars.

Harshbarger, a history major from Cranbury, New Jersey, was one of 32 U.S. students selected to pursue graduate studies at the University of Oxford. He will begin his M.Phil. in history in October, according to the University’s announcement. At Princeton, he’s a fellow of the Behrman Undergraduate Society, the Center for International Security Studies, and the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.

Bisno, a history major from Pittsburgh, will pursue a master’s degree in history at Queen’s University of Belfast, in Northern Ireland, according to an announcement from the Office of International Programs. He is currently editor-in-chief of the Princeton Historical Review and The Nassau Weekly.

The Schwarzman scholars will start master’s degrees in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, in August.

Churbanova, an anthropology major from Little Rock, Arkansas, is a head writing center fellow, an officer with the Russian Language and Culture Club, and the financial stipend director for The Daily Princetonian, according to a Mathey College profile.

Hughes, a computer science major from San Juan Capistrano, California, is president of Princeton’s Petey Greene Program chapter and an assistant to disability advocate and recent Princeton arts fellow Maysoon Zayid, according to his LinkedIn profile and the Schwarzman announcement.

Okeremi, a School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) major from Houston and Nigeria, is a member of Princeton’s track and field team, a residential college community adviser, and an organizer of regional entrepreneurship competitions, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Stinehart, also a SPIA major, was honored for his “investments in 16 startups at Hopelab Ventures [which] have injected over $5 million into innovative mental health initiatives, improving the lives of 100,000+ adolescents from historically marginalized communities,” according to Schwarzman.