Junior Simran Khoja Receives Prestigious Gilman Scholarship from U.S. Department of State

Junior Simran Khoja Receives Prestigious Gilman Scholarship from U.S. Department of StateMACON – Mercer University junior Simran Khoja was recently selected by the U.S. Department of State to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Khoja, a double-major in economics and math from Lilburn, was among nearly 1,000 undergraduate students from 386 colleges and universities across the country selected to receive this year’s Gilman Scholarships. She is studying abroad in Hong Kong.

“I’ve known I wanted to study abroad since I was very young. I have always loved traveling and learning about different cultures, so I am excited to live in Hong Kong and make it my home for a year,” said Khoja, who also traveled to Ecuador last summer as part of a Mercer On Mission trip.

Source: Junior Simran Khoja Receives Prestigious Gilman Scholarship from U.S. Department of State

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, its achievements and humanitarian works.

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  1. Congratulations Simran and all my brothers and sisters in Islam, for receiving various scholarships, degrees etc..
    keep it up, it’s what our beloved Imam wants for students to study as much as they can to prepare for the future which is the scientific age and has already started so your education will be very important to face it all.

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