June 19, 2015

Pulitzer International Student Reporting 
Fellowship Awards 2015 

The Middle East Center and South Asia Center announces the winners Pulitzer International Student Reporting 
Fellowship.  This year's fellowships are awarded to Priya Ramchandra and Farzana Shah.

Priya Ramchandra is a junior at Penn majoring in Biological Basis of Behavior. She will be spending the summer in Kathmandu, Nepal interning with United Helping Hands as part of Penn's International Internship Program. She will be reporting on the roll out of universal healthcare in the country and exploring access and utilization.

Farzana Shah is a master’s student in the School of Nursing. She will be traveling to Tehran, Iran on a medical mission with the William Norvick Global Cardiac Alliance to provide free pediatric cardiac care to Iranian children and training medical professionals. She will serve as an IC nurse and educator. For a Penn Current article on featuring the award click here.

Photo: Journalist Alice Su is Skyping with Penn students during the award ceremony on April 16, 2015.