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Current and former Stanford math majors awarded 2019 Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Nina Zubrilina (photo credit: Soros Foundation)

Nina Zubrilina, a Stanford senior majoring in Mathematics, and Indira Puri, a 2017 Stanford graduate with a bachelor’s degree in math, have been awarded the 2019 Soros Fellowship for New Americans. This fellowship provides support for graduate study at any U.S. University. Soros Fellows are either immigrants of the children of immigrants and are selected based on merit.

Zubrilina has previously been recognized with the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in 2018 and an honorable mention in the Alice T. Schafer Mathematics Prize, recognizing undergraduate women for excellence in mathematics. Zubrilina will pursue a doctorate in mathematics from Princeton.

Indira Puri, who graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, was also named a 2019 Soros Fellow. Puri will be pursuing a doctorate in economics from MIT.

Read more about this honor in Stanford News

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