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Undergraduate students named Desmond Tutu Scholars

The Schools of Medical Education and Bioscience Education are delighted to announce that 23 students who joined this September were among the first recipients of the Desmond Tutu Scholarships.

As a university dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning and understanding in the service of society, King’s looks for students who are pursuing higher learning so that they can play a part in making the world a better place. A total of 75 scholarships were available to all students starting undergraduate study in 2014. Each scholarship is worth £1,000 and scholars will be invited to a number of events throughout the year including a welcome dinner for all Desmond Tutu scholars hosted by the Vice Principal for Education, Professor Karen O’Brien.  Scholarships were awarded competitively following the submission of an essay and application.

The School of Medical Education 2014 Desmond Tutu Scholars are: Samad Ahmed; Kimberlie Alsoni; Robyn Evans; Priyanka Iyer; Jia Jon Dominic Kuek; Calum Luke; Claudia Moore-Gillon; Abia Noushad; Hani Sheikh; Devyani Shete; Lucy Tomasetti and Jeremy Wong.

The School of Bioscience Education 2014 Desmond Tutu Scholars are: Sabiha Ahmed (Neuroscience); Carla Alfonso (Neuroscience); Zainab Ali (Pharmacology); Jessica Allen-Hyttinen (Biochemistry); Laura Covill (Biochemistry); Priyaza Gurung (Pharmacy); Karishma Rajnikant Patel (Anatomy); Sophie Rymill (Nutrition); Hanna Tagomori (Biomedical Science); Klaudia Toczyska (Biomedical Science) and Kistina Ulicna (Biomedical Science).