*NAFSA Tamara H. Bryant Memorial Scholarship

Hello in your host country language: Ni hao!
University: Ohio State University
Expected graduation year: 2020
Destination: Chengdu, China
Program Provider: Ohio State University
Major / Minor: Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies / Substance Misuse and Addiction
Demographic background: First-generation, Black, Queer
Future career aspirations: I want to work in public health specializing in health behavior and health promotion to make quality mental and physical health education and health care accessible to underrepresented and underserved communities. I would like to start working locally in community initiatives, then nationally, and eventually internationally to improve cross-cultural engagement that’s mutually beneficial and non-exploitative.
Top 3 goals for study abroad: To establish strong connections with the locals and my cultural immersion partner; To further enhance my ability to evaluate diverse competing perspectives on global issues; To learn more about the various cultures, norms, and customs within the country while eating a lot of good food.

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