OURS National Scholarships

Ahaana Singh

Ahaana Singh is a junior majoring inPublic Health. Her proposed project, the Refugee Health Literacy Initiative, will focus on assessing and implementing adequate resources for refugee populations. This initiative will be supported by Pedi-Ed, the non-profit founded by Ahaana. The goal is to use educational resources to improve health literacy and empower refugees to engage in their own healthcare and well-being. In addition to her involvement with her Strauss project, Ahaana has served as a health advocate, and serves as Executive Director of Women and Youth Supporting Each Other (WYSE) […]

Tanay Jaeel

Tanay Jaeelgraduated from Berkeley where he majored in Business Administration. During his time here, he went deep into social impact initiatives through his coursework and extracurricular, including projects for the California State Government, rural districts in South India, and various nonprofits. After graduation, Tanay worked in Product Strategy at LinkedIn, building out the platforms job seeking experience to help millions of members find their next career opportunity. His interest in Asia and China sparked during a 6-month rotation with LinkedIn in Singapore where he focused on driving consumer, product, and […]

Rishi Ahuja

Rishi Ahuja graduated from Berkeley as a double major at UC Berkeley studying Economics and Political Science with a minor in Public Policy. Rishis professional goals include seeking to identify improvements in U.S. financial policy, design a more efficient and equitable system, and create the partnerships necessary to implement his changes. During his time at Berkeley, Rishi served as a Student Advocate, he also served as a loan officer for Berkeley Microfinance, and he participated in an internship with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). He is a four-time winner […]

Nathaniel Dolton-Thornton

Nathaniel graduated from U.C. Berkeley in 2016 with a B.S. in Conservation and Resources Studies with Highest Distinction and Honors. Nathaniel transferred to Berkeley from Wesleyan University intending to major in Chinese Studies. However once he arrived on campus, he found that the courses that interested him the most were in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management. His love of Chinese still remained and as a part of the research for his senior thesis, he focused on environmental and political history of South China the through the lens of the Chinese […]

Brighton Skeel

Brighton Skeel is a junior majoring in Chemistry at U.C. Berkeley. Brighton will pursue a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry in graduate school. He hopes to one day teach Chemistry at the university level and conduct research in the field of Inorganic Chemistry. The will allow Brighton to the opportunity to both teach and mentor the next generation of chemists and lead a team of researchers in pursuit of new catalytic systems.