2013 Gates Cambridge Scholar! March 15, 2013
Evelyn Boettcher (COL ’10) has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar, and will pursue a PhD in Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. Evelyn is currently pursuing a MA in East Asia Studies as a Harvard Traveling Scholar via the David L. Boren National Security Fellowship in Inner Mongolia, where she is studying advanced Mandarin Chinese and beginner Mongolian. She has worked as a research intern for the United States Pacific Command (PACOM). At Penn Evelyn rowed for the women’s crew team, wrote for the Daily Pennsylvanian, and was a member of the Kite and Key society.
Boettcher is among 40 U.S. students awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarships this year, and is the 23rd Gates Cambridge Scholar from the University of Pennsylvania since the beginning of the program in 2001.
To learn more about applying for next year’s Gates Cambridge Scholarship, visit our page on it.