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Past ISA Scholarship Recipients

Each year ISA awards thousands of dollars in scholarships. We congratulate this year's ISA Scholarship Winners and honor Past ISA Scholarship Recipients, as follows:


WINTER AND SPRING YEAR 2017

ISA Diversity Scholarship Winners ($2,000 each):

  • Trevor Atchison, Chapman University, Dunedin Spring 1
  • Saad Guliwala, Virginia Commonwealth University, Madrid Spring 3
  • Allison Luciano, Northern Michigan University, Florence Spring 1

Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship Winners ($2,000 each):

  • Peace Adeyemo, University of Memphis, Seoul Spring 2
  • Gabriela Bueno, Flagler College, Seoul Spring 2*
  • Hanna Dasoo, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Bangkok Winter 1
  • Emma Eustis, Ohio State University, Sevilla Spring 1
  • Brooke Hasl, University of Kentucky, Sevilla Spring Veritas
  • Jessica Kaufman, Saint Anselm College, Cusco Spring 1 + Service Learning
  • Laura Lam, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Barcelona Spring 2*
  • Bentley Porterfield, University of San Diego, Dunedin Spring 1*
  • Kimberly Quintanilla, Arizona State University, Rome Spring 1*
  • Lilia Souri, Virginia Commonwealth University, Brussels Spring 1*
  • Abigal Swinney, University of Central Missouri, Sevilla Spring 2*
  • Amanda Vasi, Agnes Scott College, Granada Spring 2B*

Live Like Ally Memorial Scholarship Winner ($1,000):

  • Kimberly Wiley, Carroll University, Dunedin Spring 1
Pacific Region Scholarship Winners ($1,000 each):
  • Kansas Glasgow, Middle Tennessee State University, Suva Spring 1
  • Katherine Hermann, University of Toledo, Melbourne Spring 1
  • Makenzie Pigman, University of California - Berkeley, Christchurch Spring 1
Kalyn Peterson Memorial Scholarship Winner ($1,000):
  • Danya Firestone, College of Charleston, Santiago Spring 1 Service Learning
ISA Gap Scholarship Winner ($2,500):
  • Angela Grigsby, Newport Harbor High School, Florence Spring 1

ISA Go Overseas Scholarship Winners ($1,000):

  • Marissa Brown, DePauw University, Christchurch Spring 1
  • Jacob Voss, Michigan Technological University, Christchurch Spring 1

Host University Scholarship Winners:

AUSTRALIA

Bond University
  • Kristen Claiborne, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Gold Coast Spring 1 $1,000 AUD
  • Emery Edington, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Gold Coast Spring 1 $1,000 AUD
  • Dayna Mynarski, Endicott College, Gold Coast Spring 1 $400 AUD bookstore voucher
  • Olivia Rasmussen, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Gold Coast Spring 1 $1,000 AUD
  • Katherine Zatt, Indiana University/Purdue University at Ft. Wayne, Gold Coast Spring 1 $1,000 AUD

International College of Management, Sydney

  • Alexis Bradley, Seattle University, Sydney Spring 2 $1,000 AUD
James Cook University
  • Alexandra Ghazaleh, Virginia Wesleyan College, Townsville Spring 1 $500 AUD
  • Nicole Potts, University of San Diego, Townsville Spring 1 $500 AUD

La Trobe University

  • Katherine Hermann, University of Toledo, Melbourne Spring 1 $1,000 AUD
  • Margaret Rocha, DePauw University, Melbourne Spring 1 $1,000 AUD

Queensland University of Technology

  • Stephen Hood, Saginaw Valley State University, Brisbane Spring 1 $1,500 AUD

University of New South Wales

  • Jade Dalton, California Baptist University, Sydney Spring 4 $1,000 USD

ENGLAND

Kingston University
  • Cara O'Rourke, Montclair State University, London Spring 5 £500 GBP

University of Westminster

  • Lauren Clyne, Bethel University, London Spring 1 £500 GBP
  • Suzin Lynn, California Lutheran University, London Spring 1 £500 GBP
  • Emily Kane, University of Colorado-Boulder, London Spring 1 £500 GBP

GREECE

American College of Thessaloniki
  • Michaela Conn, University of Tulsa, Thessaloniki Spring 1A $1,000 USD
  • Ashley Seaman, Worcester State University, Thessaloniki Spring 1A $1,000 USD
  • Demetria Boyazis, Ohio University, Thessaloniki Spring 1A Tuition Reduction

NEW ZEALAND

AUT University

  • Kiersten Newkirk, The College of New Jersey, Auckland Spring 1 $1,000 NZD

Massey University

  • Loren McMillin, University of South Carolina, Wellington Spring 1 $1,000 NZD
  • Jenna Sharp, University of Southern Indiana, Wellington Spring 1 $1,000 NZD
University of Canterbury
  • Marissa Brown, DePauw University, Christchurch Spring 1 $1,000 NZD
  • Molly Danner, Texas Woman's University, Christchurch Spring 1 $1,000 NZD
  • Makenzie Pigman, University of California - Berkeley, Christchurch Spring 1 $1,000 NZD
  • Brayden Severt, Michigan Technological University, Christchurch Spring 1 $1,000 NZD
  • Jacob Thompson, Michigan Technological University, Christchurch Spring 1 $1,000 NZD
  • Brandon Toves, University of Colorado - Boulder, Christchurch Spring 1 $1,000 NZD
  • Jacob Voss, Michigan Technological University, Christchurch Spring 1 $1,000 NZD
Victoria University of Wellington
  • Zachary Bray, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, Wellington Spring 2 $2,000 USD
SPAIN

Universidad Antonio de Nebrija
  • Olivia Griffin, Saint Anselm College, Madrid Spring 1B $500 USD

FALL AND ACADEMIC YEAR 2016

ISA Diversity Scholarship Winners ($1,000 each):

  • Jeremiah Nance, Pfeiffer University, London Fall 5
  • Madison Redtfeldt, Arizona State University, Barcelona Fall 2
  • LaIndia Santos-Phillips, Widener University, Santiago Fall 1 + Service Learning

Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship Winners ($2,000 each):

  • Rebecca Alfaro, University of Denver, Sevilla Fall 4*
  • Alejandra Caceres, University of Houston, Seoul Fall 2*
  • Anna Funke, DePauw University, Melbourne Fall 1*
  • Julia Grief, Seattle University, Sevilla Fall 3*
  • Melissa Mahan, Ohio State University, Madrid Fall 1A
  • Emiliya Mailyan , Middle Tennessee State University, Barcelona Fall 1*
  • Brittany Mettrick, The College of St. Rose, Barranquilla Fall 1*
  • Carolina Romero, St. Edward's University, Madrid Fall 1B*
  • Nicolas Salvini, University of Denver, Valparaiso and Vina del Mar Fall 4
  • Elijah Schipper, Bethel University, London Fall 4*
  • Kristin Sutter, Huntington University, San Jose Fall 1*
  • Lindsay Wipf, South Dakota State University, Sevilla Fall Veritas
  • Genevieve Hoyt, Salve Regina University, Sevilla Academic Year 2 ($2,500)*

Live Like Ally Memorial Scholarship Winner ($1,000):

  • Martin Walsh III, University of Mississippi, Dunedin Fall 1
Pacific Region Scholarship Winners ($1,000 each):
  • Morgan Carter, Middle Tennessee State University, Sydney Fall 3
  • Emily Chatburn, University of Idaho, Christchurch Fall 1
  • Ramses Flores, Northern Illinois University, Sydney Fall 6
  • Sarah Hollis, Baker University, Dunedin Fall 1
  • Georgia Stephens, Washington State University, Christchurch Fall 1

Host University Scholarship Winners:

AUSTRALIA

Griffith University

  • Alyssa Antoine, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Brisbane Fall 1 $500 USD

James Cook University

  • Kenzie Forgie, Nova Southeastern University, Townsville Fall 1 $500 AUD
  • Jessica Metter, University of Missouri - Columbia, Townsville Fall 1 $500 AUD

Bond University

  • Megan Foy, Washington State University, Gold Coast Fall 1 $1,000 AUD
  • Sydney Legeer, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, Gold Coast Fall 1 $1,000 AUD +$400 AUD bookstore voucher
  • Benjamin McKeown, Bethel University, Gold Coast Fall 1 $1,000 AUD
  • Julia Norek, University of Georgia, Gold Coast Fall 1 $1,000 AUD
  • Kathryn Russo, Emmanuel College, Gold Coast Fall 1 $1,000 AUD

La Trobe University

  • Jacob Fugate, DePauw University, Melbourne Fall 1 $1,000 AUD
  • Shelby Hanes, DePauw University, Melbourne Fall 1 $1,000 AUD

University of Newcastle

  • Cameron Daley, Rowan University, Newcastle Fall 1 $1,000 AUD

International College of Management, Sydney

  • Kaela Kahl, Bowling Green State University, Sydney Fall 2 $1,000 AUD

Macquarie University

  • Morgan Carter, Middle Tennessee State University, Sydney Fall 3 tuition reduction scholarship

University of New South Wales

  • Kaitlyn Dempsey, The College of New Jersey, Sydney Fall 4 $1,000 USD
  • Theo Gabriel, Michigan Technological University, Sydney Fall 4 $1,000 USD
  • Emma Pasula, The College of New Jersey, Sydney Fall 4 $1,000 USD
  • Luke Schwarzentraub, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Sydney Fall 4 $1,000 USD

NEW ZEALAND

AUT University

  • Joshua Canty, University of San Diego, Auckland Fall 1 $1,000 NZD
  • Rachel Morrison, University of San Diego, Auckland Fall 1 $1,000 NZD
University of Canterbury
  • Mary Emma Baldwin, DePauw University, Christchurch Fall 1 $2,500 NZD
  • Emily Chatburn, University of Idaho, Christchurch Fall 1 $2,500 NZD
  • Georgia Stephens, Washington State University, Christchurch Fall 1 $2,500 NZD
Massey University
  • Libby Pederson, Washington State University, Wellington Fall 1 $500 NZD
  • Emma West, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Wellington Fall 1 $500 NZD
Victoria University of Wellington
  • Haley Wilcutt, Mississippi State University, Wellington Fall 2 $1,000 USD

ENGLAND

Kingston University
  • Jeremiah Nance, Pfeiffer University, London Fall 5 £500 GBP

GREECE

American College of Thessaloniki
  • Jayde Hansen, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Thessaloniki Fall 1 $1,000 USD
  • Dominic Lo, University of Georgia, Thessaloniki Fall 1 $1,000 USD
  • Mia Piacentino, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Thessaloniki Fall 1 $1,000 USD
  • Jenna Potvin, University of Toledo, Thessaloniki Fall 1 $1,000 USD

SUMMER 2016

ISA Diversity Scholarship Winners ($1,000 each):

  • Mawaddah Mohamad, University of Memphis, Seoul Summer 2
  • Melanie Byler, Waynesburg College, Mumbai Summer 1 Service Learning

Michaela Farnum Memorial Scholarship Winners ($1,000 each):

  • Summer Brook Lawson, University of South Carolina, Shanghai June Internship
  • Jackie Peterson, University of North Texas, Santander Summer 2
  • Kali Patterson, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, New Zealand May Internship
  • Henry Weaver, University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Barcelona Summer 3
  • Kara Farroni, Washington and Lee University, San Jose Summer 1 Service Learning
  • Tessa Jolley, Utah State University, Barcelona Summer 2
  • Edouane Jules, Florida Gulf Coast University, Paris Summer 2
  • Julia Rutherford, Lebanon Valley College, Lima Summer 2

Pacific Region Scholarship Winners ($500 each):

  • Peter Rowan Jr., Clemson University, Australia May Internship
  • Taige Tople, South Dakota State University, New Zealand May Internship
  • Kori Nunn, Central Michigan University, Australia May Internship
  • Sydney Jackson, University of Dayton, Sydney Summer 4

Kalyn Peterson Memorial Scholarship Winner ($1,000):

  • Carly Wormmeester, Grand Valley State University, Santiago Summer 2 Service Learning

Host University Scholarship Winners:

Korea University

  • Sean Walston, Ohio State University, Seoul Summer 2 $2,000 USD
  • Tori Ikenberry, University of Missouri - Kansas City, Seoul Summer 2 $1,500 USD
  • Mawaddah Mohamad, University of Memphis, Seoul Summer 2 $1,500 USD
  • Juana Montecillo, Texas Woman's University, Seoul Summer 2 $1,000 USD
  • Jeremy Whaley, The College of New Jersey, Seoul Summer 2 $1,000 USD
  • Harshida Mistry, Texas A&M University - College Station, Seoul Summer 2 $1,000 USD
  • Joneesha Collins, University of Memphis, Seoul Summer 2 $1,000 USD

WINTER AND SPRING YEAR 2016

ISA Diversity Scholarship Winners ($2,000 each):

  • Rita Bahnan, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Barcelona Spring 2
  • Olabisi Ewumi, St. Cloud State University, Valencia Spring 3
  • Allyson Hannah, Colorado State University, Cusco Spring 1
Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship Winners ($2,000 each):
  • Isabella DeSpirito, Ohio State University, Valparaiso and Vina del Mar, Spring 2*
  • Lindha Guerrero, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Amman Spring 3 + Service-Learning
  • Patricia Smith, University of Maine - Farmington, Dunedin Spring 1*
  • Olivia O'Toole, University of Colorado - Boulder, Barcelona Spring 2*
  • Justina Grant, University of New Mexico, Madrid Spring 2A*
  • Thomas Stice, Western Kentucky University, Bilbao Spring 2
  • Jessica Roth, Ohio University, Cusco Spring 1
  • Emily Alcock, Luther College, Valparaiso and Vina del Mar Spring 1 + Service-Learning*
  • Meredith Rawlings, University of South Carolina, Sevilla Spring 3*
  • Lilian Quiroz, Texas Tech University, Berlin Spring 1*
  • Brianna Cariola, University of Maryland - Baltimore County, Florence Spring 1*
  • Kyla Sloan, University of Tulsa, Sevilla Spring 5*

Live Like Ally Memorial Scholarship Winner ($1,000):

  • Shannon Tivona, Eckerd College, Palmerston North Spring 1

Kalyn Peterson Memorial Scholarship Winner ($1,000):

  • Bayza Senbetta, Illinois State University, Heredia Spring 1 + Service Learning

ISA Go Overseas Scholarship Winner ($2,000):

  • Marisa Kirby, Regis University, Wellington Spring 2

Host University Scholarship Winners:

Griffith University

  • Camille Amato, University of Massachusetts - Lowell, Gold Coast Spring 2 $500 USD

James Cook University

  • Shannon Bley, Stockton University, Townsville Spring 1 $500 AUD
  • Katherine Miller, University of Maine - Orono, Townsville Spring 1 $500 AUD

Bond University

  • Blake Uhing, Creighton University, Gold Coast Spring 1 $1,000 AUD +$400 AUD bookstore voucher
  • Katarina Dasbach, Hope College, Gold Coast Spring 1 $1,000 AUD
  • Samantha Anasky, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Gold Coast Spring 1 $1,000 AUD

La Trobe University

  • Tanashie Jacquecin, Delaware State University, Melbourne Spring 1 $1,000 AUD
  • Owen Newton, Castleton University, Melbourne Spring 1 $1,000 AUD

University of Newcastle

  • Taylor Shuman, Chapman University, Newcastle Spring 1 $1,000 AUD

University of New South Wales

  • Catherine Hill, University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, Sydney Spring 4 $1,000 USD
University of Canterbury
  • Madison Baker, University of Colorado - Boulder, Christchurch Spring 1 $3,750 NZD
  • Auden Fortier, Norwich University, Christchurch Spring 1 $3,750 NZD
Massey University
  • Emilie Gill, Western Kentucky University, Wellington Spring 1 $500 NZD
  • Shannon Tivona, Eckerd College, Palmerston North Spring 1 $500 NZD
Victoria University of Wellington
  • Marisa Kirby, Regis University, Wellington Spring 2 $1,000 USD
Kingston University
  • Katherine Duven, Colorado State University, London Spring 5 £500 GBP

Konkuk University

  • Nancy Yang, Mount Mary University, Seoul Spring 1 $800 USD
  • Edith Tobon, Mount Mary University, Seoul Spring 1 $800 USD
  • Ryan Guy, Concordia University Wisconsin, Seoul Spring 1 $800 USD
  • Enoch Koduah, Virginia Commonwealth University, Seoul Spring 1 $800 USD
*Previous Castañeda Correspondent for the ISA Student Blog.

Visit the ISA Scholarships page for additional information about each scholarship or to discover upcoming scholarship application deadlines.