Volha Charnysh, a 2010 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar, has enrolled at Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The foundation awards graduate scholarships to students who have also received an undergraduate scholarship from the foundation.
Charnysh, a native of Belarus, left her home country to attend a small Midwestern community college. The foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship enabled her to attend Smith College, where she received her undergraduate degree. Charnysh has dedicated her life to nuclear disarmament and is editor of a publication for Belarusians in the United States.
For more on the scholars and the foundation, visit the foundation’s website.