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Photo Caption: The Washington Center Names Summer 2009 New York Life Foundation Diversity Scholarship Fellows

Scholarships For Summer Fellows Part Of Grant To Fund 13 Students In 2009

Washington, D.C., July 30, 2009 – Earlier this year, The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars announced that a $45,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation would support scholarships for up to 13 college and university students in elite, semester-long internships. Eight scholars have been named the summer Diversity Fellows, and are working at government agencies and private for-profit and nonprofit organizations based in Washington, D.C.

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Pictured back row, left to right: Samuel Frances-Barrot from Allentown, PA, a student at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania is interning at the Minority Business Development Agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce; Samantha Davis from Pittsburgh, PA, a student at California University of Pennsylvania is interning at Visions in Action; and Mahmoud Siddig from Iowa City, IA, a student at The University of Iowa is interning at the Organization of American States.

Pictured front row, left to right: Talitha Royster from Odenton, MD, a student at The University of Maryland – Eastern Shore is interning at the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States; Aqueelah Price from Fort Washington, MD, a student at The University of Maryland – Eastern Shore is interning at the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States; Arleen Ramirez Borysiewicz, senior vice president of The Washington Center; and Reina Valenzuela from Fair Lawn, NJ, a student at Kean University is interning at The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Missing from the photo are: Ms. Severine Ekwede from Bowie, MD, a student at The University of Maryland – Eastern Shore is interning at the Energy Efficiency Experts LLC; and Jeffrey Offomata from Englewood, a student at Delaware State University is interning at the Office of the Inspector General at the Smithsonian Institution.

Since 2002, the New York Life Foundation has given $345,000 to support scholarships for more than 80 of The Washington Center’s New York Life Foundation Diversity Scholars. Additional scholars will be announced in the fall.

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Photo Caption: The Washington Center Names Summer 2009 New York Life Foundation Diversity Scholarship Fellows

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