Caroline D. Bradley

2016 Caroline D. Bradley Scholars

The Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA) is excited to announce that 30 middle-schoolers across the country have been named 2016 Caroline D. Bradley Scholars. IEA’s Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship, the only merit based, need-blind high school scholarship in the country, awards highly gifted students nationwide with a four-year scholarship to a high school that best fits their individual intellectual and personal needs.

The Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship honors the exceptional achievement and potential of students through a uniquely individualized program, allowing the scholarship funds to follow each Scholar to the high school or educational environment best suited to provide them with the level of challenge and flexibility necessary for them to thrive. In addition, IEA provides scholarship recipients with academic and personal guidance throughout their high school careers and creates a peer network with ongoing communication and engagement. This extensive community includes 117 high school Scholars nationwide, as well as alumni currently enrolled in college, graduate school, and those who have established their careers.

Of the hundreds of applicants this year, 49 Finalists were selected by three Scholarship Selection Committees comprised of Admission Directors and School Administrators from top secondary schools, colleges and universities across the country. Following extensive personal interviews, 30 of the Finalists were recipients of the 2016 Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship.

2016 Caroline D. Bradley Scholars:

  • Umar Ahmed Badami, Hillsborough, NJ
  • So-Jung An, Los Angeles, CA
  • Daniel Arad, Mountain View, CA
  • Montana Azzolini, Hoboken, NJ
  • Ava Balbuena, Sunland, CA
  • Hayden Best, San Angelo, TX
  • Manasa Bhimaraju, Cupertino, CA
  • Rosa Bieber-Stanley, Albuquerque, NM
  • Molly Bradley, San Francisco, CA
  • Lucy Cai, Lexington, MA
  • Jamie Chen, Scottsbluff, NE
  • Sarah Chen, Houston, TX
  • Owen Dugan , Sleepy Hollow, NY
  • Lucas Eggers, Rochester, MN
  • Garrison Famiglio, State College, PA
  • Grace Holmes, Redwood City, CA
  • Aarthi Katakam, Princeton Junction, NJ
  • Andrej Klema, Ellicott City, MD
  • Fiona McCulloch, Grass Valley, CA
  • Simon Messineo, Wellsboro, PA
  • Jeffrey Pan, Austin, TX
  • Sydney Roberts, San Francisco, CA
  • Kate Rush, Covington, LA
  • Dominic Somkhishvili, Sanford, FL
  • Anna Thornton, Georgetown, KY
  • Sofia Tomov, Knoxville, TN
  • Emmanuel Tran, Oakland, CA
  • Katherine Tung, Los Altos, CA
  • Jonah Yoshida, Honolulu, HI
  • Hannah Zhang, Irvine, CA

Congratulations to the 2016 Scholars! We welcome you to the IEA community.

Applications for the 2017 scholarship will be available in November 2016.

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