Office of Communications » Pitzer College Student Awarded Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship
Claremont, Calif. (May 4, 2010) — Pitzer College congratulates Solamon Estin ’10, recipient of a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship.
Estin, who double majors in political economy and Latin American studies, will spend 2011-12 studying in Nicaragua. He also received a 2010 Fulbright Fellowship to Columbia.
The purpose of the Ambassadorial Scholarships program is to further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries and geographical areas. The program sponsors academic year scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students as well as for qualified professionals pursuing vocational studies. While abroad, scholars serve as goodwill ambassadors to the host country and give presentations about their homelands to Rotary clubs and other groups.
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