Diverse Issues – Two Spelman College students have been selected as Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships.
Among the 151 chosen for the 2023-2024 Class of Schwarzman Scholars were Spelman’s Naomi Aladekoba and Sophia Bax-Wooten. The two will be part of the program’s eighth cohort – they will be enrolled August 2023 – with participants from 36 countries and 121 universities.
Schwarzman Scholars will be part of a one-year, fully-funded master’s degree program in global affairs at Schwarzman College on the campus of Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. The students will also have access to internships, mentors, high-profile speakers, and career development resources.