Jennifer Almodovar Jimenez ’18 named 2020 Schwarzman Scholar

Jennifer Almodovar Jimenez ’18 has been named a member of the newest class of Schwarzman Scholars, a prestigious program that provides graduate fellowships based in Beijing, China.

The Schwarzman Scholarship program was inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship and is designed to prepare future global leaders to meet the geopolitical challenges of the 21st century. A total of 147 Schwarzman Scholars were selected from over 2,800 applicants around the world for the class of 2020, which will enroll at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing in August 2019.

Scholars in the program pursue a master’s degree in global affairs. Along with a core curriculum, scholars decide on an individually designed concentration, drawing from courses in public policy, international studies, and economics and business.

Jimenez, who was admitted to Brandeis through the Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program and went on to double-major in politics and international and global studies, is looking forward to the opportunity to study immigration policy and learn more about how China will impact the intersection of immigration and labor in the United States and Latin America.

Learn more about Jennifer on BrandeisNOW.

Categories: Students
Date: December 6, 2018