Four MIT Seniors Win Marshall Scholarships

Published in MIT News on December 3, 2013 by Nora Delaney, Global Education and Career Development

Marshall Scholar WinnersFour MIT seniors — Kate Koch, Colleen Loynachan, Kirin Sinha, and Grace Young — are among 34 new winners nationwide of prestigious Marshall Scholarships, which support two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom.

The four seniors join John Mikhael ’13, who won a Rhodes Scholarship on Nov. 23, among the Institute’s winners of distinguished fellowships this year.

“We are extremely pleased that MIT students this year have won four of the 34 Marshall Scholarships, a remarkable accomplishment, and we are proud of all of our students who applied,” says John Ochsendorf, the Class of 1942 Professor of Building Technology and Civil and Environmental Engineering and co-chair of MIT’s Presidential Committee on Distinguished Scholarships.

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