IGP Students

IGP Student Scholars Program

Training the next generation of global leaders is a core part of IGP’s mission.

The IGP Student Scholars Program helps prepare Columbia students to understand and find solutions to today's global challenges. Students selected for the program benefit from the mentorship of our Faculty Advisory Board and Distinguished Fellows, priority access to events, and other unique opportunities to gain hands-on experience and insight.

Columbia SIPA’s Institute of Global Politics (IGP) is pleased to continue its Student Scholars program in the 2024 - 2025 academic year. Submit your application today!

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2023-2024 IGP Student Scholars

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Talia Abrahamson BA ’24

Columbia College

Majors: Russian Language and Culture; English

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Fatima Ahmad BA ’25

Columbia College

Major: Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies

Minor: Education

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Michelle Ahn MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Energy and Environment

Specialization: Leadership, Innovation, and Design 

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Leona Asiema MPA ’25

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Economic and Political Development

Specialization: Africa (Regional)

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Jemima Baar MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: International Security Policy

Specializations: East Asia (Regional); Russia and the Former Soviet States (Regional)

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Aura Cifuentes MPA-GL ’24

Columbia SIPA

MPA in Global Leadership 

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Anthony Costanzo BA ’24

Columbia School of General Studies

Majors: Political Science; East Asian Studies

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Isabella Crispino MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA / Sciences Po Paris Dual Degree Program 

Concentration: Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy 

Specialization: Technology, Media, and Communications

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Alejandro Daly MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Energy and Environment

Specialization: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Saru Duckworth MPA-DP ’25

Columbia SIPA

MPA in Development Practice

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Patrick Fitz MPH ’23, MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA / Mailman School of Public Health Dual Degree Program

Concentration: Economic and Political Development

Specializations: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis; International Organization and UN Studies

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Harrison Gerson BA ’25

Columbia College

Major: Sustainable Development

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Jonathan Gomez Noriega MPA ’25

Columbia SIPA

Executive Master of Public Administration

Concentration: Management and Innovation 

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Yijie Frank Huang MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Energy and Environment

Specializations: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis; Leadership, Innovation, and Design

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Artem Ilyanok BA ’24

Columbia College

Major: History

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Irene Jang BA ’24, MA ’25

Barnard College / Harriman Institute Dual Degree Program

Major: Political Science

Minor: Russian

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Amir Jones JD ’25

Columbia Law School

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Natalia Kanos MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Economic and Political Development

Specialization: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Sharif Kazemi MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Economic and Political Development

Specialization: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Kesso Lake MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Economic and Political Development 

Specialization: Leadership, Innovation, and Design

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Moya Linsey BA ’25

Barnard College

Major: Political Science

Minors: Economics; Spanish and Latin American Cultures

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Omer Lubaton Granot MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Economic and Political Development

Specialization: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Lavanya Mani MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: International Finance and Economic Policy 

Specialization: Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Sonia Marton JD ’25

Columbia Law School

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Mohammed Shahrukh MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy

Specialization: International Conflict Resolution

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Emily Muller MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy

Specialization: Technology, Media, and Communications

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Elliot Mur

Elliot Mur MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy

Specializations: International Conflict Resolution; International Organization and UN Studies

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Deris Nagara MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentrations: Economic and Political Development; Urban and Social Policy

Specializations: International Organization and UN Studies

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Matthew Oey BA ’24

Columbia School of General Studies

Major: History

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Harry Reis JD ’24

Columbia Law School

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Nicole Sims MPA ’24

Columbia SIPA / London School of Economics Dual Degree Program

Concentration: Urban and Social Policy

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Akeyla Stewart BA ’25

Columbia College

Majors: Political Science; Women’s and Gender Studies

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Aaron “Jay” Stout MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: International Security Policy

Specializations: Technology, Media, and Communications; Leadership, Innovation, and Design 

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Andrea Vidal Becker MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy

Specialization: International Conflict Resolution

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Benjamin Vleugel MIA ’24

Columbia SIPA

Concentration: Energy and Environment

Specializations: Latin America (Regional); Data Analytics and Quantitative Analysis

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Avalon Zborovsky-Fenster BA ’24

Barnard College

Major: Political Science; Human Rights

Minor: Science and Public Policy

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