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Nick Gattas

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

A consultant and business analyst with McKinsey & Co in Sydney, Dr Nick Gattas is a graduate of the University of Queensland and holds degrees in Arts and Medicine.

Nick was awarded the scholarship to undertake a MBA at the Harvard Business School. He plans to use the degree complement his medical degree and one day open a private hospital as a prototype for all hospitals in Australia, utilising the highest degree of technology in the treatment and prediction of chronic illnesses.

Fields of Interest

Medicine, Business management

Sibella Matthews

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Sibella Matthews is a Sydney solicitor and policy advisor is passionate about the juvenile justice and child protection systems within Australia.

Sibella was awarded the scholarship to undertake a Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and plans to use the degree to better protect children’s rights.

Sibella’s ambition is to use innovative policy reforms to bring the states and territories together to decrease the number of children in need of protection caught up in the criminal justice system.

Fields of Interest

Childrens Rights, Law, Public Policy

Patrick Mayoh

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Patrick Mayoh graduated from the ANU with a Bachelor of Laws (first class honours), a Bachelor of Asia-Pacific studies (Chinese), a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and a Graduate Diploma in Asia-Pacific Studies. Patrick has been actively involved in the community, including volunteering with the St Vincent de Paul's night patrol van providing food and shelter for the homeless.

Patrick was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Masters in Public Policy at the John F Kennedy School of Government and intends to use his strong China expertise and US public policy training to shape Australia's engagement with both the US and China.

Fields of Interest

International Relations, Law, Public Policy

Andrew Thomas

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Andrew Thomas graduated with First Class honours in Law and Economics from the University of Sydney, winning the University medal for economics and achieving the second highest ranking in law.

Andrew has worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Co in Sydney and has co-founded a thriving, community-based sustainable enterprise, the Manjeri School Project Ltd, which has raised over $400,000 in five years for a 300-student school in Uganda.

Andrew was awarded the Scholarship to undertake a MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Fields of Interest

Business Management, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Law

Matthew Tyler

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Matthew Tyler obtained a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from Monash University where he was awarded the University Medal in 2012. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from the University of Melbourne.

In addition, Matthew has volunteered extensively including as an adviser to the Global Poverty Project, which aims to increase the number and effectiveness of people taking action to end extreme poverty.

Matthew was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Masters in Public Policy at the John F Kennedy School of Government where he will explore how innovative partnerships between the public and private sectors can overcome rising inequality in Australia.

Fields of Interest

Economics, Philanthropy, Public Policy

Amy Chandran

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Amy Chandran holds a Bachelor of Laws with first class honours from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Graduate Certificate in Economic Policy from the Australian National University. She was admitted as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2012.

Amy has worked as a policy adviser in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet along with various non-profit organisations, including as a legal intern with Anti-Slavery Australia. She was awarded the Scholarship to undertake a Masters of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Fields of Interest

Law, Economics, Policy

Simon Malian

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Simon Malian’s academic background and over eight years of professional experience have been focused on the intersection between economics and computation, with a special emphasis on using technology to make financial decisions. Simon has worked for IBM Business Consulting Services, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corporation, and the Australian Government’s National Broadband Network Initiative.

Outside of work, Simon is passionate about social entrepreneurship and has been working on a charitable initiative called Golden Hint helps charities obtain advice on issues facing them. He was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Science in Computational Science & Engineering at Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

Engineer, Entrepreneurship

Angela Winkle

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Angela Winkle’s academic and professional background cuts across the private and public sectors, and she is particularly interested in carbon pricing policy and carbon markets. Angela’s experience includes working with McKinsey &Company and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Alongside her industry interests, Angela is dedicated to increasing the number of women in leadership positions in business, government and society. She was awarded the Scholarship to complete a MBA at the Harvard Business School, her Scholarship was funded by the HBS Class of 1970.

Fields of Interest

Law, Policy

David Boyd

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

David Boyd graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts with first class honours and was awarded a university medal.

He has worked for state and federal education ministers as an adviser on programs to improve school quality in disadvantaged communities, working particularly with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and their schools. He has also worked in education policy in Brazil.

David was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master's program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Fields of Interest

Education, Policy

Christopher Tran

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Christopher Tran has a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours and the Supreme Court Prize and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne. He has worked as a lawyer in Melbourne and as an associate at the High Court of Australia.

Chris was awarded the Scholarship to undertake a Master of Laws at Harvard Law School, with a particular focus on American and comparative constitutional and administrative law.

Fields of Interest

Law

Matt Brown

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Matt Brown is an investment analyst who worked for an investment fund in San Francisco. He was formerly a pilot in the RAAF.

Matthew was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and is interested in Australian investment opportunities and improving the management of Australia's superannuation capital.

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Jessica Roth

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Jessica Roth has worked as a former Research Assistant and Associate to the President of the Australian Human Rights Commission.

Jessica is particularly interested in the value to business of promoting and protecting human rights and was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Laws at the Harvard Law School.

Fields of Interest

Law, Human Rights

Tristan Webster

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Tristan Webster worked as a strategy and operations consultant at A.T. Kearney where he supported several large-scale business transformations in both Australia and the United States. He studied and taught accounting at the University of Melbourne and he also holds a CPA accreditation.

Tristan was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Harvard Business School. He aims to become a leader in, and advocate for, the not-for-profit sector in Australia.

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Angela Lopes

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Angela Lopes holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Aerospace) with First Class Honours and the University Medal and a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) from the University of Sydney.

Angela has worked on various consulting projects on the issue of climate change and sustainability and the associated commercial and political difficulties in introducing technologies. She was awarded the Scholarship to complete a MBA (Strategy and Business Development) at Harvard Business School.

Fields of Interest

Engineering, Policy, Sustainability

Luke Raffin

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Luke Raffin holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) from the University of Melbourne. His activities have included the creation of a venture philanthropy fund to support the growth of enterprises in remote indigenous communities, and projects to improve the effectiveness of the Victorian Children's Court and to optimise educational opportunities for young people in regional areas.

Luke was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Fields of Interest

Law, Philanthropy, Public Policy

Julia Smith

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Julia Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts (Geography) with First Class Honours from Monash University. Her interest is in the field of education access and international community development.

Julia was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Masters in International Education Policy (Education Policy Evaluation and Innovation) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Fields of Interest

Science, Geography, Education, Policy

Gregory Keane

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Dr Gregory Keane holds a Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Newcastle, a Bachelor of Medical Science from University of Sydney and is a Fellow of the RANZCP.

Dr Keane has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Peninsula Health Service, Salvation Army Health Service and Alfred Health in Victoria. He was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Public Health (Health Policy and Management) at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Fields of Interest

Medicine, Psychology, Public Health

Lakshmi Nayana Vootakuru

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Dr Lakshmi Nayana Vootakuru is a graduate of the University of Newcastle's medical school. She has worked extensively in remote and Indigenous communities around Australia and in the field of Anaesthetics at Concord Hospital in NSW.

Dr Vootakuru was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Public Health (Health Policy and Management) at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Fields of Interest

Medicine, Public Health, Public Policy, Surgery

Ricky Campbell-Allen

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Ricky Campbell-Allen was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Education at Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

Education, Art, Leadership

Stephanie Ward

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Dr Stephanie Ward gained her Bachelor of Medicine from the University of Newcastle and held the position of Fellow in Geriatric Medicine at Southern Health.

Dr Ward was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Public Health specialising in Healthcare Management and Policy in the Harvard School of Public Health.

Fields of Interest

Medicine, Public Health, Public Policy

Clare Barnett

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Dr Clare Barnett graduated with honours from Monash University’s faculty of Medicine and Surgery in 2005. After completing her degree, Clare completed her internship and basic clinical training at the Royal Melbourne and Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne working as a Neonatal Registrar.

Dr Barnett was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Public Health at Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

Medicine, Surgery, Public Health

Maja Cassidy

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Maja Cassidy graduated from the University of New South Wales with 1st Class Honours in Electrical Engineering.

Maja was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Doctorate in Applied Physics focused on developing high frequency readout systems for quantum computing devices at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

Engineering, Physics

Rosie Dawkins

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Dr Rosie Dawkins holds degrees in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) and a Bachelor of Medical Science with First Class Honours, both from the University of Western Australia.

Dr Dawkins is interested in childhood hearing loss, particularly in Aboriginal communities, and delivery of medical services to rural and remote communities. Rosie's plans include working in major teaching hospitals with outreach work in regional and remote communities.

Dr Dawkins was awarded the Scholarship to study a Master of Public Health specialising in International Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Fields of Interest

Medicine, Surgery, Hearing, Education, Public Health

Joanna Davidson

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Joanna Davidson holds a BA with First Class Honours and LLB from the University of NSW and placed third in her graduating class of 297 students.

Joanna was awarded the Scholarship to complete a LLM at the Harvard Law School.

Fields of Interest

Law

Tracy Slatyer

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Tracy Slatyer holds a BPhil in Theoretical Physics with First Class Honours and the University Medal from the Australian National University.

Tracy was awarded the Scholarship to undertake a PhD in Theoretical Physics at the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Fields of Interest

Science

Katie Connolly

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Katie Connolly graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in English and Media Studies and a Dean’s Commendation for High Achievement.

Katie completed her honours year at the University of Melbourne and received a grade of first class for her thesis entitled “East Timor and the Politics of Popular Meanings”. Her thesis explored how public representations of Australian intervention in the East Timor crisis of 1999 served to crystallise perceptions of national identity and cultural citizenship.

Katie was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government specializing in International Trade and Finance.

Fields of Interest

Law, Politics, Media, International Relations

Michael Murphy

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Michael Murphy was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Business Administration at Harvard University.

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Belinda Baker

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Belinda Baker graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws in 1999. After graduating, Belinda worked as a Counsel Assisting the NSW Solicitor General and Crown Advocate in a range of appellate matters in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Court of Criminal Appeal, and the Supreme Court.

Belinda was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Laws (Public Law) at Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

Law

Dan Siskind

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Dr Dan Siskind graduated from medicine at the University of Queensland in 1998. After working with Médecins Sans Frontière in Chechnya in 2000, he became interested in psychiatry and trained as a psychiatrist in Australia and the United States.

Dr Siskind was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Public Health at Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

Medicine, Psychology, Public Health

Alexandra West

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Alexandra West holds a First Class Honours degree in law and Arts from the University of Melbourne. She has a particular interest in financial services policy, negotiations and corporate social responsibility.

Alexandra was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Masters in Public Administration at Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

Law, Financial Policy, Public Administration

Nicholas Vines

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Nicholas Vines was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.

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Quang Nguyen

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Quang Nguyen was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Business Administration at Harvard University.

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Jonathon Liew

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Jonathon Liew was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Public Administration and Business Administration at Harvard University.

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Jonathon Redwood

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Jonathon Redwood was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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Sarah Harden

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Sarah Harden was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Business Administration at Harvard University.

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Monica Nolan

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Monica Nolan was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Public Health at Harvard University.

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Justin Wolfers

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Justin Wolfers was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.

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Luan Atkinson

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Luan Atkinson was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Law at Harvard University.

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Sophie Gee

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Sophie Gee was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD in the School of Government at Harvard University.

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Errol Katz

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Errol Katz was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Public Policy at Harvard University.

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Peter Thomas

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Peter Thomas was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Business Administration at Harvard University.

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Fleur Johns

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Fleur Johns was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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Alastair Iles

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Alastair Iles was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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Esther Charlesworth

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Esther Charlesworth was awarded the scholarship to complete a Master of Architecture in Urban Design at Harvard University.

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Fiona Percy de Korte

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Fiona Percy de Korte was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Public Health at Harvard University.

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Bilyana (Noel) Blomeley

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Bilyana (Noel) Blomeley is the first Torres Strait Islander male to attend Harvard University. He was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Education and Philosophy at Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

Education, Policy

Heather Luntz

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Heather Luntz was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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Felicity Scott

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Felicity Scott was awarded the scholarship to complete a Master of Architecture in Urban Design at Harvard University.

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Richard Bergin

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Richard Bergin was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Business Administration at Harvard University.

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Kim Rubenstein

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Kim Rubenstein was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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Michael Hiscox

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Michael Hiscox was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD in the School of Government at Harvard University.

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Anne Pender

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Anne Pender was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Education at Harvard University.

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Graham Elliott

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Graham Elliott was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.

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Mark Kestin

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Mark Kestin was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Public Health at Harvard University

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Kimberley Elkins

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Kimberley Elkins was awarded to complete a PhD in the School of Education at Harvard University.

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Simon Grant

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Simon Grant was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD in the School of Government at Harvard University.

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David Scrimgeour

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

David Scrimgeour was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Public Health at Harvard University.

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Merilyn Alt

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Merilyn Alt graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Economics.

Merilyn was awarded the Scholarship to complete a Master of Public Administration program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

Economics, Public Administration

Patrick Carroll

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Patrick Carroll was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Public Health at Harvard University.

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Julian McCarthy

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Julian McCarthy was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Business Administration at Harvard University.

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Andrew Byrnes

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Andrew Byrnes was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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John Carlin

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

John Carlin was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.

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Hilary Charlesworth

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Hilary Charlesworth was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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Adrian Jones

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Adrian Jones was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.

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Ian Davidson

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Ian Davidson was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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Helen Nugent

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Helen Nugent was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Business Administration at Harvard University.

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Henry Rigney

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Henry Rigney was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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Peter Frost

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Peter Frost was awarded the scholarship to study within the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.

Fields of Interest

Economics, Education, Financial policy, Leadership

Peter Marshall

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Peter Marshall was awarded the scholarship to complete a degree within the School of Education at Harvard University.

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Peter Parsons

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Peter Parsons was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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George Kuczera

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

George Kuczera was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.

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Graham McDonald

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Graham McDonald was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters within the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.

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Christopher Bain

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Christopher Bain was awarded the scholarship to complete a Master of Public Health at Harvard University

Fields of Interest

Policy, Public Health, Public Policy

Christopher Beale

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Christopher Beale was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Public Health at Harvard University.

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Terrey Arcus

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Terrey Arcus was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters of Business Administration at Harvard University.

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Glenn Withers

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Glenn Withers was awarded the scholarship to complete a PhD in Business Economics within the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.

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Anatolij Cork

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Anatolij Cork was awarded the scholarship to complete a LLM in the School of Law at Harvard University.

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Lionel Glendenning

Harvard University

Scholarship biography (at time of award)

Lionel Glendenning was awarded the scholarship to complete a Masters in the School of Design at Harvard University.

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