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Summia Tora '20 and Hashem Abu Sham’a '17 are featured in "Two International Students Become Rhodes Scholars at Earlham College," an article in the December 4, 2019 edition of Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

Recently, Summia became the first Afghan to win the Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most prestigious academic awards, which funds three years of graduate studies at Oxford University. Hashem earned the Rhodes Scholarship three years earlier, one of the first two Palestinians to win the award as part of an inaugural Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine program.

Summia Tora
Summia Tora

Hashem Abu Sham'a
Hashem Abu Sham'a

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