Category: Alumni Stories, Campus & Community

Title:Four members of Georgetown community awarded Marshall Scholarships

Up to 50 American students are selected annually for the Marshall Scholarship, which supports graduate-level education in any field of study in the United Kingdom. Georgetown University had the greatest number of Marshall recipients from any one institution this year. Meet Georgetown’s four recipients of the 2021 Marshall Scholarship.

Anna Landre

Anna Landre (SFS’21) researches and studies some of the most pressing problems facing disabled communities. She will use her scholarship to pursue two master’s degrees—one in international development and humanitarian emergencies and the other in international social and public policy—at the London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom next fall.

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Yumna Naqvi (SFS’21) wants to take data-driven approaches to lessen the impact of global economic shocks, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. She plans to use her scholarship to pursue master’s degrees in mathematical economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and social data science at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Amber Stanford

Amber Stanford (C’21) researches how historical traumas have impacted Black women’s involvement in religious movements over the last century. She will use her scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in history with a concentration in slavery studies at the University of Bristol and a master’s degree in religion at Durham University in the United Kingdom.

Isaiah Fleming-Klink

Isaiah Fleming-Klink (SFS’19) wants to help promote equitable housing policy. He will pursue two master’s degrees: one in social research at the University of York, and one in planning, growth, and regeneration at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.