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SoPA students awarded more than $46K in scholarships

January 13, 2023 10:45 AM
SoPA News Staff



Harrah’s Scholarships

Harrah’s Scholarships are awarded to students who contribute to the ethnic diversity of Tulane’s undergraduate population. Students must have a minimum 3.4 GPA and have completed 30 credit hours at SoPA to be eligible.

Spring 2023 recipients are:

  • Manuel Lopez Vergara, Upper Malboro, MD, Digital Design/Health & Wellness
  • Marc Lyons, New Orleans, LA, Homeland Security/IT
  • Yaritza Pena, Metairie, LA, General Legal Studies
  • Kasha Weir, Baton Rouge, LA, General Legal Studies/IT

Osher Re-entry Scholarships

Osher Re-entry Scholarships are endowed by a $1,000,000 gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation. The scholarship is awarded to students who are completing their degrees after a 5+ year gap in pursuit of higher education.

Spring 2023 recipients are:

  • Ashley Booker, New Orleans, LA, General Legal Studies
  • Keisha Conaler, New Orleans, LA, Social Sciences
  • Kristin Dugas, New Orleans, LA, Humanities/Religious Studies
  • Yesinia Espinal, Metairie, LA, Social Sciences/Health & Wellness
  • Victoria Fuentes Delcid, Metairie, LA, Social Sciences/Health & Wellness
  • Laura Rayon Chavero, New Orleans, LA, IT/Digital Design
  • Venecia Stewart, Meraux, LA, Digital Media Marketing/Public Relations