US Ambassador Joseph Mondello

Off to study abroad: US Ambassador Joseph Mondello, centre, stands with Fulbright 2019 scholarship winners, from left, Amaara White, Dike Samai, Ibrahim Abdullah, Kerri-Ann Chandler, David Springer and Shivani Ramoutar on Thursday. —Photo: US Embassy

Six Trinidad and Tobago ­nationals have been awarded scholarships from the United States Fulbright Scholarship programme. The recipients are Amaara White, David Springer, Dike Samai, Ibrahim Abdullah, Kerri-Ann Chandler and Shivani Ramoutar.

The awardees will leave next month to embark upon their graduate studies at various universities in the US, a news release from the US Embassy stated yesterday. US Ambassador to T&T Joseph Mondello congratulated the winners during a pre-departure orientation session at the US Embassy, Port of Spain, on Thursday.

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