Marita Diaz and Yolanda Diaz nominated for fellowship

CLAREMONT
– Based on an excellent academic record and leadership, the
following local students have been nominated for a 2003-2004
Fulbright Fellowship.
Marita (Priya) Diaz, a Pitzer College senior from Morgan Hill
majoring in ethnomusicology.
Yolanda Diaz, a Pitzer College senior from Morgan Hill majoring
in race and gender.
CLAREMONT – Based on an excellent academic record and leadership, the following local students have been nominated for a 2003-2004 Fulbright Fellowship.

Marita (Priya) Diaz, a Pitzer College senior from Morgan Hill majoring in ethnomusicology.

Yolanda Diaz, a Pitzer College senior from Morgan Hill majoring in race and gender.

Ten Pitzer students have won Fulbrights in the past six years.

The Fulbright Fellowships, an excellent opportunity for personal development and international experience, provide funding for a year to study and research abroad.

The program was sponsored by Sen. J. William Fulbright in 1946 as a way to build an alternative to armed conflict by providing participants an opportunity to observe political, economic and cultural institutions around the world. The program has provided more than 234,000 fellowships to those chosen for their leadership potential.

Founded in 1963, Pitzer College is a nationally ranked undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences. A member of the Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement.

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