OURS National Scholarships

Kyle Terrizzi : Critical Language Scholarship

Kyle Terrizzi (’23, Comparative Literature and East Asian Religion, Thought & Culture) will spend the summer continuing their Mandarin language study at Tamkang University in New Taipei City, Taiwan. In less than two years, Kyle has completed four semesters of Mandarin and two semesters of Literary Chinese at UC Berkeley, as well as having attended the Mandarin immersion program at the Middlebury Language School in Summer 2022. Kyle is also the Undergraduate Student Liaison for the Center for Chinese Studies at UC Berkeley. In addition to being a full-time student, Kyle works as a crisis counselor and Interim Training Program Coordinator for Crisis Support Services of Alameda County, an agency focused on crisis intervention and suicide prevention.