Archive - December 8, 2022

RPCV Selected as China Schwarzman Scholar

RPCV Selected as China Schwarzman Scholar

J.P. Gairhan, a 2019 U of A honors graduate, was recently named a Schwarzman Scholar, making him one of only 151 students out of nearly 3,000 candidates worldwide who will receive a full scholarship for graduate study in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, one of China’s premiere universities.  Originally from Cabot, Gairhan graduated cum laude in 2019 with a degree in history, political science, and African and African American studies from the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. “I am honored and humbled to have the opportunity to further my education at Tsinghua University. My admission into the Schwarzman Scholars program is only possible through the mentorship and guidance of many University of Arkansas faculty and staff. Specifically, I want to thank Dr. Noah Pittman, Dr. Todd Cleveland, Dr. Mary Skinner, Jonathan Langley and Dr. Suzanne McCray.” Gairhan is a member of the eighth class of Schwarzman Scholars. The master’s . . .

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