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Koret Fellowship Program

Through generous grants from the Koret Foundation, IME Becas Program through the Mexican Consulate and Parents Alliance, as well as private donations from supporters and alumni, the LEAD Scholars Program offers fellowships to support LEAD Scholars interested in engaging in extracurricular learning opportunities that will support their vocational development including unpaid internships, community-based learning, undergraduate research, study abroad, and summer school. The call for fellowship applications goes out at the end of winter quarter and are awarded in early spring. Off cycle fellowships are also available by contacting Erin Kimura-Walsh at ekimurawalsh@scu.

 

 

Featured Koret Fellows, 2016-17

 

  • Eoin Lyons

    Finance and Political Science major, class of 2019

    Medical trip, Nicaragua, spring 2017

  • Lavelle Simmons

    Bioengineering major, class of 2020

    National Society of Black Engineers Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, spring 2017

 

Additional Koret Fellows, 2016-17

Conferences

  • Simon Gebrai

    Electrical Engineering major, Class of 2020

    National Society of Black Engineers Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, spring 2017

  • Shikiko Washington

    Bioengineering major, class of 2019

    National Society of Black Engineers Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, spring 2017

  • Titus Whitehead

    Mechanical Engineering major, class of 2018

    National Society of Black Engineers Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, spring 2017

Immersion Programs and Community-Based Learning Trips

  • Jonathan Herrera

    Political Science & Philosophy major, Class of 2020

    Immersion in India, summer 2017

  • Christy Huang

    Biology major, class of 2019

    Medical trip with Volunteers around the World, Cambodia, summer 2017

  • Erica Martinez

    Biology major, Class of 2020

    Medical Trip with Global Medical Brigades, Panama, spring 2017

  • Jolyssa Souza

    Political Science major, class of 2019

    Immersion in India, summer 2017

Study Abroad

  • Marilynn Escun

    Psychology & Philosophy major, Class of 2018

    Study Abroad, Spain, fall 2017

  • Areli Hernandez

    Political Science, Spanish, and Ethnic Studies major, Class of 2019

    Study Abroad, Ecuador, fall 2017

  • Jeanette Le

    Psychology major, Class of 2018

    Study Abroad, Spain, fall 2017

  • Jason Nguyen

    Biology, Spanish, and Public Health major, Class of 2018

    Study Abroad, Spain, summer 2017

  • Alexis Perez

    Accounting major, Class of 2019

    Study Abroad, Spain, fall 2017

  • Carolina Ramirez

    Sociology & Psychology major, Class of 2019

    Study Abroad, South Africa, fall 2017

  • Noann Sanchez

    Psychology & Sociology major, Class of 2019

    Study Abroad, Spain, fall 2017

  • Michelle Wu

    Accounting Information Systems major, class of 2018

    Study abroad, London, fall 2017

Summer Courses

  • Helen Newen

    Public Health major, Class of 2018

    Course in Human Physiology, summer 2017

  • Makda Mehari

    Biology major, class of 2020

    Course in Chemistry, summer 2017

  • Edith Romero

    Child Studies & Ethnic Studies major, Class of 2018

    Course in Capstone Research on the impact of the school system on immigrant children, summer 2017

  • Iaisha Sadat

    Public Health Science major, class of 2019

    Course in Chemistry, summer 2017

Undergraduate Research

  • Angel Barranco

    Mechanical Engineering major, Class of 2018

    Undergraduate Research - Converting STK files into Python files, summer 2017

  • Marlene Cerritos-Rivas

    Biology major, Class of 2018

    Undergraduate Research - Optimization of the Purification Process of p66 and p51 by FPLC, summer 2017

  • Christopher Esparza

    Physics & History major, Class of 2018

    Undergraduate Research - Structure-function relationships of fullerene esters in polymer solar cells: unexpected structural effects on lifetime and efficiency, summer 2017

  • Zohal Karimy

    English major, Class of 2018

    Undergraduate Research - Global Literature and International Cinema, summer 2017

  • Alejandra Magaña Gamero

    Psychology & Ethnic Studies major, Class of 2018

    Undergraduate Research - Knowledge and Happiness & Person Perception, summer 2017

  • Catrina Nguyen

    Undeclared Engineering major, Class of 2020

    Undergraduate Research - Analyzing the Dynamics of a Hybrid Protein Engineered with the Core of a Thermostabilized Protein and Surface of a Functional Protein, summer 2017

Unpaid Internships

  • Paloma Contreras

    Psychology major, Class of 2019

    Internship with Santa Clara County Crime Strategies Unit & Volunteering at American Red Cross & Grail Family Services, summer 2017

  • Leya Day

    Psychobio major, class of 2019

    Judicial internship with Superior Court of California, summer 2017

  • Adrienne Garfias

    Philosophy major, Class of 2019

    Immigration Law Internship with Apoyo Legal Migrante Associado (ALMA), summer 2017

  • Abigail Suster

    Environmental Studies major, class of 2019

    Environmental justice internship with Three Trees, San Diego, summer 2017