We are pleased to announce the 2021 Undergraduate Diversity Fellowship awardees, Kylie Del Rosario and Alura Winfrey.
To qualify for the scholarship, applicants must be a freshman or sophomore in college and have an interest in Asia and U.S. foreign policy with demonstrated academic achievement and leadership potential. Our 2021 awardees were selected from a highly qualified and competitive field of applicants.
Kylie Del Rosario
Kylie Del Rosario is working with the Energy and Environmental Affairs team at NBR. She is a rising sophomore at Dartmouth College and plans to major in government. She is interested in U.S. foreign policy in Asia and diplomacy and is studying Japanese and international relations, as well as conducting research on U.S.-China relations. Prior to this fellowship, she worked on strategic partnerships for the National Youth Council for Real History Education, was a committee chair for the Unified Student Council for Yonkers Public Schools, and founded We Are the Future, a nonpartisan space for students to discuss global political issues. She aspires to work in the Embassy of the United States in Tokyo.
Alura Winfrey is working with the Center for Innovation, Trade, and Strategy team at NBR. She is a rising sophomore at George Washington University, where she intends to major in international affairs, with a concentration in international development, and minor in sociocultural anthropology. She studies Mandarin Chinese and is currently researching how religion and national identity affect the relationship between China and Singapore. Before joining NBR, she contributed to the US-China Strategic Studies Organization newsletter and participated in Amnesty International and the Deans Council for Multicultural Recruitment at George Washington University. She plans to pursue a career as a foreign service officer or analyst with the Department of State under the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs or Bureau of Intelligence and Research.