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Sasakawa International Scholarship Fund
The Sasakawa International Scholarship (SIS) Fund provides financial assistance to qualified, deserving, deaf international students who are enrolled in at least their second year of a degree-granting program at Gallaudet University to help ensure they have the financial means to complete their degree and graduate.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be residents of developing countries. (Please note that the list of developing countries is updated annually in July by the U.S. Education of the Deaf Act of 1986, as amended.)
Sasakawa International Scholarship (SIS) Application and Guidelines
Name: Zhengqi Zhang Country: China Field of Study:Mathematics My name is Zhengqi Zhang and I am from Beijing, China. I came to Gallaudet University in the fall of 2013. I am now a sophomore majoring in mathematics and plan to graduate with a bachelor of...
Name: Shuxu Tian Country: China Field of Study: Information Technology My name is Shuxu Tian. I came to Gallaudet University from China, my home country, in the fall of 2013. My academic goal is to earn a degree in information technology with a high-grade point...
Name: Tharindu Bandara Country: Sri Lanka Field of Study: Mathematics My name is Tharindu Bandara. I am from Sri Lanka, which is an island country in the Indian Ocean. I started at Gallaudet University in Fall 2011 in their English Language Institute. After two years...
Name: Tianqi Zhou Country: China Field of Study: Accounting My name is Tianqi Zhou. I was born in Shanghai, China. I studied for one year at Sanya University in Hainan province in China and I transferred to Gallaudet in the fall semester of 2014. I...
Name: Yexin Lin Country: China Field of Study: Mathematics My name is Yexin Lin and I am from Shanghai, China. I have attended Gallaudet University since the Fall of 2014. I am currently a second-year student at Gallaudet University and major in Mathematics. I am...
Name: Yiming Wang Country: China Field of Study: Education My name is Yiming Wang. I am a second-year graduate student at Gallaudet University. I come from Yangzhou, which is a historic city in China. In 2013, I moved to Gallaudet University and started learning American...
Name: Yudan Liu Country: China Field of Study: Accounting My name is Yudan Liu. I am a Chinese student at Gallaudet University. I started studying English and American Sign Language at the English Language Institute at Gallaudet University in 2011. Currently, I am a sophomore...
Name: Ardavan Guity Country: Iran Field of Study: Deaf Studies Ardavan Guity is from Tehran, Iran. He is from a Deaf family and went to a school for deaf for most of his life. His work in activism started at an early age--at age 12,...
Name: Emmanuel Abonyi Country: Nigeria Field of Study: Accounting with a minor in mathematics My name is Emmanuel Abonyi, and I am from Nigeria in West Africa. My goal at Gallaudet is to obtain my Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, with a minor in...
Name: Laith Fathulla Country: Iraq Field of Study:International Studies My name is Laith Fathulla. I was born in Kirkuk, Iraq, and I am 23 years old. My parents encouraged me to go to Gallaudet University because they believed it to be a safe place for...
Name: Ganbayar Ganbaater Country: Mongolia Field of Study: Information Technology, Business My name is Ganbayar Ganbaatar (Gaka). I was born in Bor-Undur city, and I grew up in the one of Capital Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. I graduated with a Bachelor's in Information Technology and English Teaching...
Name: Jero Ocampos Escabar Country: Argentina Field of Study: Information Technology My name is Jeronimo but my friends call me Jero, I am 28 years old and I was born in Asuncion, Paraguay but I grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I took English Language...
Name: Jessica Nortey Country: Ghana Field of Study: Accounting My name is Jessica Nortey, and I come from Accra, Ghana, in West Africa. I was born deaf. Attending Gallaudet University has been my big dream since I was in high school. I first enrolled at...
Name: Khalid Nayeem Country: India Field of Study: Mathematics, Information Technology My name is Khalid Nayeem. I am from Bihar, India. I started at Gallaudet University in Fall 2011 in their English Language Institute. After one year I enrolled into Gallaudet University as an undergraduate....
Name: Lingyu Kong Country: China Field of Study: Social Work I was enrolled at Gallaudet in the Fall of 2014 and am expecting to graduate in May 2017. Currently, I am doing an internship at Project Create in Anacostia, as well as participating in the...
Name: Ololade Olasanoye Country: Nigeria Field of Study: Business I am Ololade Olasanoye, I was born in Lagos, Nigeria. I came to Gallaudet University to attend the English Language Institute in Spring 2012. I started my undergraduate studies in the Fall of 2012. I am...
Name: Olusegun Aluko Country: Nigeria Field of Study: Public Administration My name is Olusegun, but my friends call me Segun. I am from Ekiti State in Nigeria. I came to America to attend Gallaudet University. Gallaudet University is a home for deaf education where American...
Check out some of the Sasakawa international scholars below.
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