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Global Studies Major and Geography Minor, Alena Clark, Wins the 2019-20 Inaba Scholarship

The Global Studies and Geography Department is pleased to announce that Alena Clark is the 2019 recipient of the Masaharu G. Inaba Endowed Memorial Scholarship.

A rising senior, Alena is a double major in Global Studies and Anthropology as well as a double minor in Geography and Chinese, and hopes to pursue a career in international relations so she can help with cultural preservation and human rights.  She leads a busy life here on campus, participating in Get Global, the Anthropology Club and Sp!t.  She has been a Student Aide in the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement for the past two years and will be adding Peer Teacher and Global Peer Mentor to her resumé this fall.

Donated by the Inaba family in memory of the late Dr. George Inaba, who taught geography at Hofstra from 1959 to 1983, this scholarship award amount ranges between $6,000 and $7,000. It is awarded annually to Global Studies and Geography majors and is in addition to any other financial awards that a student receives.

Visit the Inaba Scholarship page for more information.

2019 Inaba Scholarship Winner, Alena Clark