Nassau Hall in the snow on Jan. 18, 2019.
Princeton University, Office of Communications, Danielle Alio (2019)

Six Princeton seniors were awarded major scholarships in November and December.

One will study at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar: 

SOPHIE LI ’21 of Hong Kong is concentrating in politics and pursuing a certificate in journalism. Li plans to begin an M.Sc. in refugee and forced-migration studies at Oxford in September.

One Marshall Scholar will study at Cambridge: 

KIARA (KIKI) GILBERT ’21 of Charlotte, North Carolina, is a concentrator in African American studies with a certificate in humanistic studies. At Cambridge, Gilbert will pursue an M.Phil. in criticism and culture. 

Four students were named Schwarzman Scholars and will study at Tsinghua University in Beijing: 

ILENE E ’21 of West Windsor, New Jersey, is a computer science concentrator pursuing certificates in visual arts and applied and computational mathematics. E plans to expand upon her interests in film and animation at Tsinghua. 

ARJUN SAI KRISHNAN ’21, who has lived in India and Singapore, is a concentrator in computer science with certificates in linguistics, applied and computational mathematics, and quantitative and computational biology. He plans to study policy and leadership at Tsinghua. 

AUSTIN MEJIA ’21 of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is completing an independent concentration in computer science and public policy while pursuing certificates in entrepreneurship, dance, and information technology and policy. As a Schwarzman Scholar, Mejia plans to explore ways to address the climate crisis. 

KARTHIK RAMESH ’21, who was born in New York and raised in London and Mumbai, is concentrating in economics and pursuing a certificate in statistics and machine learning. While studying at Tsinghua, he wants to deepen his understanding of how policy, nonprofit initiatives, and the private sector can improve lives in the developing world.